Michael Shaoul, chairman and CEO at Marketfield Asset Management, talks about commodities in light of the decline in oil prices.
A poll conducted by business mobility firm Catavolt found a majority of manufacturers plan to increase their use of mobile apps this year.
No matter what type of manufacturing business you run, you should always be looking for ways to make your operations safer. To start out the new year safely, take a look at a couple of the major causes of incidents in 2014 and see how these accidents could have been prevented.
About 3,800 workers have walked off the job at nine refineries across the country after the contract between the United Steelworkers Union and oil companies expired Sunday.
U.S. factories expanded last month at the slowest pace in a year, as orders, production, and hiring all declined. The figures suggested manufacturing may not add much to growth in the first few months of 2015.
Last year's Manufacturing Day campaign involved nearly 400,000 participants at 1,679 total events, organizers said, smashing participation goals for the year.
At least 51 families will get payments from General Motors due to fatal crashes caused by faulty small-car ignition switches, and that number is almost certain to rise.
Indiana's steel industry, which many hoped would be on the upswing after the end of the Great Recession, is struggling under the weight of cheap oil, a strong dollar and low prices, leading to hundreds of layoffs in just one week and uncertainty about the future.
Ericson Manufacturing is working to fight against bacterial contamination and growth with the introduction of Perma-Kleen Anti-microbial Plugs, Connectors, Cable, Cord Drops, and Cord Sets.
Doing business directly with Chinese manufacturers is very different from business anywhere else in the world. Failure to understand Chinese business culture may end up with you insulting your prospective supplier without knowing it.
Officials say at least 13 people are dead after a fire swept through a plastic packaging factory in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.
More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.
Two reports show that Chinese manufacturing was anemic in January, adding to pressure on the government to roll out measures to boost the world's No. 2 economy.
Year-end reports issued by federal officials show an improving economy, though growth remains slow and not without its hiccups. A new poll, however, says U.S. consumers are feeling better about the economy than at any point in the last decade.
R&D Magazine is now accepting entries for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards, the esteemed international competition honoring the 100 most innovative technologies and services in 2014. This year’s program has been expanded to include a wider range of categories spanning the manufacturing, design engineering, and consumer markets, in addition to science, academia, and government.
Choosing the “Manufacturing’s Winner and Loser of the Week” was a little bit more challenging this week as there were a few contenders for each position. Check out who ended up receiving the weekly nods — and if you agree.
It took just minutes for a flash fire near a bag dump station inside a New Jersey ink plant to set off an orange fireball that engulfed seven workers. Now, after releasing its report of the incident, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board is blaming outdated combustible dust regulations for contributing to the accident, and urging OSHA to respond with national rules.
From the end of 2014, solar deployment is slated to be up nearly 40% over 2013. Today, the booming demand for solar energy supports more than 173,000 jobs and the U.S. has become the third largest solar market in the world.
Bob Shanks, chief financial officer of Ford Motor Co., talks about the automaker's profit and sales outlook, the aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup truck, the performance of the company's European unit and the impact of currencies on competition from Asia.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is on a sales pace it has never seen in its 111-year history. The luxury carmaker had its best year ever in 2014 selling more than 4,000 cars.