In a mix of boomer individualism and economic necessity, older Americans have fueled a wave of entrepreneurship. The result is a slew of enterprises such as Crash Boom Bam, the vintage drum company that 64-year-old Glay began running from a spare bedroom in his apartment in 2009.
The sale includes Dow Chemical's polypropylene catalysts manufacturing plant in Norco, La., and customer contracts, licenses, intellectual property and inventory.
Jurors unanimously agreed BP PLC was responsible, but only one wanted to award damages. Most jurors say there wasn't enough evidence to link the pollution to illnesses.
Sales of passenger vehicles rose 21.1 percent to 1.6 million vehicles, up from August's 10 percent growth.
The defense contractor, which is based in Waltham, Mass., said that it is designing the radar for the Flight III Arleigh Burke destroyer beginning in 2016.
Six high-tech companies will invest $1.5 billion in the Mohawk Valley to create more than 1,000 high-tech jobs and help grow a second nanotechnology hub upstate, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.
Ford's board of directors has ended a two-day quarterly meeting without issuing a public statement on the future of CEO Alan Mulally.
A verdict clearing Toyota Motor Corp. in the death of a California woman whose 2006 Camry apparently accelerated despite her efforts to stop could bode well for the Japanese automaker as it faces similar cases.
A holding company, Platform, says it is buying MacDermid Inc. for $1.8 billion as a means to build a chemicals business.
Chrysler Group says it's investing more than $1.2 billion in two Mexican plants to build commercial vans and engines.
Chemtura said Thursday that it will sell its consumer products business for $315 million and is exploring a sale of its agrochemicals unit as it focuses on chemicals for the transportation, energy and electronics industries.
Sustainability and moving closer to the customer were two big themes at the 2013 Industrial Excellence Awards conference. Milan Nedeljkovic, plant manager for BMW in Leipzig, discusses why his shop was recognized at the conference.
Solar panels will be installed on 67 acres near the old Koloa Mill that the cooperative is leasing from Grove Farm. Inc. The utility has hired SolarCity to build the system. Construction is expected to be finished next year.
The Texas company that operated a fertilizer plant where a thunderous explosion in April killed 15 people is facing $118,300 in fines for two dozen serious safety violations, including a failure to have an emergency response plan, federal officials said Thursday.
The new pricing makes the plug-in Prius about $4,000 less than a Chevrolet Volt. Ford hasn't released pricing on the 2014 C-Max Energi, a close competitor of the Prius plug-in.
Lives and property are at greater risk because auto recalls and investigations of safety defects have been put on hold during the partial government shutdown, safety advocates said.
The Israeli company says the cuts amount to a 10 percent global workforce reduction. The drugmaker plans to trim oversized parts of its business while growing its generic and core research and development programs.
China passed the United States in September as the world's biggest net oil importer, driven by faster economic growth and strong auto sales, according to U.S. government data released this week.
Real innovation does not represent adding simple upgrades to existing products, or developing products to compete with others. Real innovation is developing something no one else dreamed of.
While the booming era of “going green” and “sustainability” in manufacturing has come and gone over the last few years, there are still innovative manufacturers that are working hard to reduce their impact on the environment. Interface Inc. has taken those efforts to another level with a program that not only utilizes recycled materials, but also helps impoverished farmers across the globe make a better living.