Dave Lee talks snowboard manufacturing, their hit web series Every Third Thursday, and their attempt at doing more to leave the snowboard industry in a better place than they found it.
Illinois Tool Works is selling its packaging division to The Carlyle Group for $3.2 billion and plans to use the money to buy back shares. Carlyle says the packaging division has 88 manufacturing sites on six continents.
The legislation, backed by some of the nation's largest milk producers, would put people who surreptitiously film their operations in jail for up to a year and slap them with a $5,000 fine. The measure follows Utah and Missouri, states that have already enacted so-called "ag gag laws."
Cargill, one of the nation's largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates whether the meat inside includes a product that's been called "pink slime."
The Justice Department says it has closed an investigation of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. over alleged misuse of patents to exclude some Apple iPhone and iPad models from the U.S. market.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed a new rule requiring car seats to withstand side-impact collisions of up to 30 mph. The new standards are expected to prevent about five deaths and 65 injuries each year, a "very, very conservative estimate," according to the safety administration.
Apple has reportedly repurchased $14 billion of its stock in the two weeks after its first-quarter financials and second-quarter revenue outlook disappointed investors.
Nissan Motor Co. said Friday the Renault-Nissan alliance sold a record 8.27 million vehicles globally in 2013 due to strong performance in China and the United States, the group's two largest markets.
The company said it's cutting its global workforce by about 3 percent or 5,000 people by the end of March 2015 as it restructures its PC, television, and other businesses. That comes on top of the 10,000 jobs cuts Sony announced over the previous year.
The Lincoln Journal Star reports workers at the Cargill plant in Schuyler detected the ammonia leak around 3:40 a.m. Thursday. Smoke and flames were reported several minutes later above an area where beef carcasses are trimmed to smaller cuts.
Mondelez International Inc., the maker of Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers, said Thursday that it will close a Philadelphia bakery by 2015 as part of a plan to restructure its supply chain and save money.
Two of the more vocal Republican critics of efforts to unionize the Volkswagen assembly plant in Tennessee are taking opposing approaches to a pending vote over United Auto Workers representation next week.
The Manufacturing Institute recently honored Denise Stanislawczyk, Operations Manager of ABB’s Measurement Products, with the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award. In this interview, Denise discusses women's place in the field, current challenges in the industry, and how those challenges might be overcome.
Automotive OEMs and parts manufacturers are fighting for survival in an increasingly more competitive global economy. As large companies spin off parts of the whole and smaller companies are acquired by more substantial players in the industry, they share one common goal — streamlined, efficient operations that maximize profitability.
Intelligrated, a North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces the release of two new additions to its hybrid palletizer family, the Alvey 950F and Alvey 750 series.
Dell recently announced its intent to offer MakerBot Replicator 3D printers to help more small- and medium-sized businesses prototype faster and more affordably.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in January for the eighth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 56th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the company must figure out how to thrive in a mobile and cloud based world.
Kellogg's cereals keep getting pushed aside at the breakfast table. The maker of Frosted Flakes, Pop Tarts, and Eggo waffles said Thursday that sales in its flagship U.S. breakfast unit declined 4 percent.
Two companies instrumental in launching Minnesota's electronic pull-tab gambling games are fighting in court, a battle that could disrupt the games that were initially launched to fund the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.