As the complexity of supply chains continues to increase, the consequences of recalls have become far more substantial and wide reaching than in years past.
Harry Moser, the former president of machine tool company GF AgieCharmilles, is on a mission to bring manufacturing back to the United States.
A coal-burning industrial plant that a federal official called an "environmental outlaw" has agreed to pay $12 million to settle claims that it polluted the air and water with harmful chemicals.
Obama administration officials on Monday signed off on a proposal from Shell to drill in arctic Alaskan waters.
Dow Chemical hopes drones could eventually provide crucial safety services at its plants and take employees out of harm's way.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized a Portland high school student for his development of a new method to clean oil spills.
During the most recent round of safety testing on midsize SUVs — conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit funded by auto insurers — only three of the seven cars performed well enough to earn an acceptable or above rating during a crash test.
Maximizing both productivity and profitability in a business often takes out-of-the box thinking. But, don’t stop there! It’s also wise to go a step further and think “against the grain.”
Research by a Danish graduate student may pave the way for a breakthrough method of capturing energy from sunlight.
Apple entering the electric car business? Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks that 'would be great,' but says he's not losing significant talent to Apple.
In a historic first attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane, Solar Impulse 2 is halfway there. Next up is the hardest leg yet, as pilots André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard set off from China for Hawaii.
At it's peak, New York City's Garment District manufactured 95 percent of the clothing in America. Today, it is a fraction of that. Despite outsourcing, not all of the city's manufacturers have closed up shop.
A former tire factory in Oklahoma City has been dismantled, cut up and sent to reyclers.
Families of at least 100 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get payments from the automaker.
Two Houston-based energy companies on Monday announced the first large merger in the U.S. oil industry since prices collapsed late last year.
For of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has made its first acquistion, adding a Michigan tool-and-die maker as it ramps up to build more models.
Ultimately, future success in manufacturing now firmly hinges on the ability to embrace the unique requirements of each customer while processing and shipping orders rapidly and accurately. For this, automation is key.
Federal health officials say they were never told of repeated findings of listeria at a Blue Bell Creameries facility before an outbreak linked to the ice cream turned deadly.
If Obama receives fast track authority, which previous presidents have enjoyed, he's expected to ask Congress to approve a 12-nation trade pact called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Here are five things to know about the trade debate.