The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, said the White House.
In the race to invent and refine autonomous car technologies Japanese automakers are apparently feeling competition from across the Pacific, not just from their peers like General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. but, to an even greater extent, an unconventional player -- Google Inc.
Three quarters of decision-makers at U.S. companies have invested in energy efficiency programs in the past 12 months, and more than half (56 percent) project their investment in energy efficiency next year will be more than last year, according to Schneider Electric.
What do small business owners need to pay attention to this fall? Heath care, Internet Security and new technology make the list. Here are five things that small businesses need to be on top of over the next several months.
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 280,000, a sign that the job market is strengthening.
When it comes to manufacturing, events like Manufacturing Day provide access and visibility for those who may not have an accurate perception of what the manufacturing industry is all about.
Germany-listed Ultrasonic AG said in a statement Tuesday it has been unable to reach its chief executive, Qingyong Wu, and chief operating officer, Minghong Wu, since the weekend.
New York state is investing $55 million in five projects around the state that aim to boost economic development through education and research.
In this issue of IMPO, we show you the power of innovation and vision with ORG Chem Group, the importance of integrating workstations into Lean process flow, and investigate where the optimum place to manufacture really is.
The iconic toy logs used to construct miniature buildings will be made at Pride Manufacturing in Burnham Maine instead of China where the toys were previously manufactured.
U.S. automotive manufacturer Lear Corporation plans to create 100 jobs as part of a multi-million pound investment to more than double the size of one of its Sunderland factories.
Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The contracts are worth a total of $6.8 billion. Boeing's share is $4.2 billion and SpaceX will receive $2.6 billion.
Mars Chocolate North America has announced that its new manufacturing facility in Topeka, Kan., has earned LEED Gold certification--an internationally accepted benchmark for designing, constructing, and operating green buildings--from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The H.J. Heinz Co. will resume food production in Pittsburgh for the first time since 2002, when the ketchup giant sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods.
The Department of Motor Vehicles in California has issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 computer-driven vehicles onto freeways and into neighborhoods — with a human behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision.
Much is unknown about what Scottish life will look like if the vote passes today and Scotland becomes independent of the UK. Scotland’s post-UK currency is up in the air, and the strength of Scotland’s economy as an independent nation is untested. What does this mean for the manufacturing sector?
This complimentary, half-day event features presentations by Bosch and Verizon about how the Internet of Things impacts the manufacturing industry and how manufacturers can improve their business performance leveraging the IoT.
The U.S. current account trade deficit narrowed slightly in the April-June quarter, reflecting gains in exports of oil and civilian aircraft and a bigger surplus in Americans' overseas investment earnings.
LUDECA, Inc. has announced the roll out of the new RS5 sensor for the OPTALIGN SMART machinery alignment system.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.