A group trying to save the Detroit-area factory where Rosie the Riveter became an icon of American female empowerment during World War II said Friday that it must raise $1.5 million in the next few weeks to save the site from being demolished.
Crowdsourcing is the extreme front line of demand-driven manufacturing. Savvy companies are engaging consumers through social media, effectively transforming them into product formulators, fans, and advertisers.
Nearly a million jars of peanut butter are being dumped at a New Mexico landfill to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
Taking 100 percent responsibility for the outcomes in your life means giving up blaming others or complaining about external events.
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's condemnation of so-called right-to-work legislation as unnecessary and misguided drew applause from about a thousand Missouri union members who gathered Wednesday at the state Capitol.
Successful inventory management programs start with a thorough understanding of the inventory itself. Just as there are a lot of different types of inventory, there are a lot of different ways to manage it.
Tuft and Needle is betting it can apply tech lessons to building a cheaper and more comfortable mattress.
The ability to prioritize maintenance work, schedule it in advance, and share findings in real time is a great way to keep facilities running at peak performance, often with cost savings.
In Kansas, candy giant Mars Inc. is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.
Insights on how to calculate financial justification for migrating your legacy distributed control system to a new automation system.
Empire State Development says the company will invest nearly $100 million and build a 500,000-square-foot organic food-manufacturing plant with nearly 700 new jobs.
A central Indiana city is looking to sell off the factory that a failed solar panel manufacturer bought with hundreds of thousands of dollars in public subsidies.
The Senate sponsor of an effort to rewrite the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has withdrawn the measure from consideration this year.
Perry cites the natural change in society and economic structures as the underpinning of why it’s the right choice now — things just aren’t sold the same way today as they were even 10 years ago, he argues.
If you’re not open to letting suppliers into your plant, your competition may be – and then skipping these kinds of service offerings goes from a missed opportunity to a threat to your competitive advantage.
A recreational vehicle maker is adding workers for a third production line at a northern Indiana factory.
New Castle County officials say an affiliate of Wanxiang America has acquired the Fisker Automotive plant near Newport.
Plastics specialist igus has announced the release of its dry-tech box, a sample kit designed to help engineers find the right material bearing for their application.
Plant and warehouse expansions are expensive, can lead to extended downtimes, and are dependent on available space and upfront capital. Making better use of existing space, however, is a more affordable and practical option with impressive results.
With the cost of downtime in some applications valued in the thousands of dollars per minute, it’s safe to say manufacturers who take a reliability-centered strategy are hedging their businesses against potentially catastrophic impacts.
Worksman Cycles has been making industrial tricycles and consumer bicycles for more than 100 years in New York City.
The focus on Boeing, the nation's biggest exporter, brings up a more fundamental difference between the economies of Washington and Oregon that has national implications.
Industrial Scientific's products are often the first and last line of defense for a tradesman working in a potentially hazardous environment.
Bangladesh has begun compiling details about the victims of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse as part of a global compensation deal, but dozens of people have taken to the streets demanding a more complete accounting of the disaster.