According to a joint news release, scientists at both companies believe they can use tomato fibers to manufacture composite materials used for wiring brackets, or storage bins in cars instead of petroleum-based plastics.
According to the ITA, National Forklift Safety Day serves “as a focal point for manufacturers to highlight the safe use of forklifts and importance of operator training. This day provides an opportunity for the industry to educate customers, policymakers and the administration on forklift operating safety practices.”
An engine manufacturer in Canada is to blame for a small plane's ocean landing and the death of Hawaii's former health director, her brother said in a lawsuit filed Monday.
The Walmart truck involved in the accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his limo bus had a system designed to slow the truck's speed and notify the driver of stopped traffic ahead.
Dana Corp. says the project is estimated to cost $7 to $10 million and will allow the company to move about 200 employees into its main office.
Nissan Motor Co. said Tuesday it will launch a Datsun-brand hatchback in South Africa later this year.
Benefits differ from company to company, but they include free meals, bikes to borrow, commuter buses, massages, swimming pools, dance and language classes, nap pods, parties and paid flights and hotels.
B/E Aerospace, which makes products for commercial aircraft and business jets, is planning to separate into two independent, publicly traded companies.
GE plans to invest $400 million over the next ten years in Greenville, SC to expand the company's advanced manufacturing capabilities.
Lawsuits alleging that General Motors cars lost value because of ignition switch recalls will be heard in a New York City federal court.
To meet the U.S. government's goal of nearly doubling average fuel economy to 45 mpg (19 kpl) by 2025, cars need to lose some serious pounds.
The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Quarterly Economic Forecast predicts that inflation-adjusted gross domestic product will expand 2.5 percent in 2014 and 3.2 percent in 2015. The former is a decrease from 2.8 percent and the latter equal to the 3.2 percent from MAPI’s March 2014 report.
The U.S. government on Friday vowed to take a stronger role in protecting chemical-industry workers and local residents from accidents and explosions at chemical plants in the aftermath of a deadly April 2013 explosion in Texas.
April U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $391.53 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).
China says its export growth accelerated in May but imports dipped in a mixed sign for the world's second-biggest economy.
General Motors is recalling more than 89,000 autos because of air bag defects and other problems.
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are stepping into Detroit's bankruptcy picture by pledging $26 million to help support retiree pensions while keeping the city's art treasures off the auction block.
Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war for Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs, with a $63 per share offer.
From online-only titles to virtual reality experiences, about 200 exhibitors will hype their latest software in hopes of becoming The Next Big Thing.
While the overall jobless level has dropped to non-recession levels, the number of working-age people with jobs is barely over 6 in 10, hovering at a level reminiscent of the late 1970s.