Michigan's conservative Supreme Court is seeking to reconcile whether 31,000 unionized state employees are covered by a right-to-work law, hearing opposing arguments Tuesday on whether lawmakers stepped on the turf of a panel that regulates labor conditions for those staffers.
According to Nager's January 2015 report, "It is easy to get the impression that American manufacturing has entered a new and exciting period of revival. Many in the media, along with consulting firms and economists, now tout the term “manufacturing renaissance” to describe this so-called revival...if only that were true."
See the photo of one gun advocacy group's unique form of demonstration in IMPO's Photo of the Day.
Increased investment in employee training can reduce the risk of a company's cyber security attack by up to 70 percent, according to a new study.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That suggests businesses are determined to keep adding staff because they are confident strong economic growth will create more demand for their goods and services.
CEO Elon Musk, speaking Tuesday at an automotive conference, said Tesla needs to show a profit, and will when it's selling 500,000 cars per year. He predicted that sales milestone will be reached in 2020, when its lower-cost car — the Model 3 — is in full production.
Federal officials estimate the prices of crude oil will fall slightly this year compared to late 2014 before rebounding in 2016.
Shark Industries announces the introduction of their Stainless Steel Cut-off Wheels to the Industrial marketplace.
One of the more shocking and unexpected concept car revealed at the Detroit Auto Show is undoubtedly the Hyundai Santa Cruz.
An enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can ensure consistency and accuracy in manufacturing, plus give you a dashboard snapshot of any given step in the project manufacturing lifecycle. So, when evaluating an ERP solution for your custom ETO manufacturing environment there are a few key things you should look for.
With all of this great news for the auto industry in the U.S. market, it’s no wonder why car companies are expanding production in North America. But at least one company plans to do business a little differently.
The latest in a series of national innovation hubs sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy will focus on reducing the cost and energy needed to build advanced composites.
Mark Rosekind, the U.S. government's new auto safety chief, knew all along that the agency he was taking over lacked resources and staff to do its job properly. Here are his answers to three questions on how he plans to handle his new position.
State records indicate that employees at a Houston-area pesticide plant where a poisonous gas leak killed four workers in November may have been periodically exposed to the dangerous fumes for years.
Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal.
Planning and implementing a proper lift truck fleet service program is critical to optimizing the fleet’s uptime and productivity.
A 3-D printed car could be in your driveway sooner than you think. Phoenix-based Local Motors plans to sell a 3-D printed car called the Strati later this year.
See what the nation's chief executive President Obama, and some major auto executives have to say about lower gas prices and how they will effect the consumer and the auto industry as a whole.
The EPA's move would require manufacturers and importers to notify the agency at least 90 days prior to starting or resuming use of TDI at levels above 0.1 percent by weight. The EPA would then evaluate the use of the chemicals and potentially limit or prohibit the proposed activity.
Another Chinese automaker is showing vehicles this year at the auto show in Detroit, raising the perennial question about when these companies might sell in the United States. Most experts say that day is still years away.