U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
Many businesses are very good at the internal and tangible issues inside the manufacturing plant, but are not very good at external issues relating to finding new markets and customers. For a variety of reasons they struggle at industrial marketing.
In a China-dominated industry, Colson Caster has a red, white, and blue feather in its cap. According to Kevin Osborn, Operations Manager, Colson remains committed to keeping as much manufacturing local as possible, and the company’s most popular products are manufactured in its two Arkansas facilities.
The company says it wants people to “make manufacturing local again,” and positions the device as a way for small businesses or product designers to develop full-scale prototypes in their own walls.
The two emphasized their joint interests in cybersecurity, energy sources, and water conservation, and suggested Israel might be able to help California cope with its ongoing drought.
New Mexico will no longer tax parts and labor for maintaining aircraft under a measure that Gov. Susana Martinez has signed into law.
At Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force houses more than 4,000 old airplanes that are used for parts or turned into scrap.
An auto parts manufacturer says it will build a $50 million plant in southwest Ohio that is expected to result in 150 jobs.
Continued strong demand for the Ford Focus, the best-selling nameplate in China last year, helped Ford China increase sales by 67 percent in February, with 73,040 vehicles sold.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in January for a second straight month but a key category that signals business investment plans rebounded. That could be an indication that businesses are becoming more confident.
General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt's compensation fell 7 percent last year to $19.2 million primarily because of a big drop in his long-term pay.
Two men were convicted Wednesday of stealing an American company's secret recipe for making a chemical used to whiten products from cars to the middle of Oreo cookies and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
The drive to clean up China's industry has added impetus to the government's campaign over the past several years to reduce excess production capacity in the polluting steel and cement industries.
The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states.
Elon Musk yesterday said that given some of Russia’s recent military maneuverings in Ukraine, it’s about time the U.S. government paid his company, SpaceX, for the rights to launch satellites and other cargo into space.
Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk says a cheaper Tesla will be available in about 3 years. He also says the company is working on their version of a Ford F-150 and is 'very excited' about the China market.
The first female CEO of a major automaker explains her philosophy on climbing the corporate ladder.
Ken Oberholz, global director of manufacturing technology at Huntington Energy Services, joins Jose Lopez, senior design engineer at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, to discuss the importance of lean manufacturing.
State and federal politicians are pushing for a kill switch that would allow users to disable stolen smartphones to make them worthless on the black market.
In this issue, we visit Colson Caster, a domestic manufacturer that uses a vertically integrated approach to compete with low-cost offshore alternatives. We also talk to experts about preventing OSHA's top ten violations, review readers' insights into energy efficiency issues, and explore how a reliability-centered strategy can create quick ROI.