Allison Grealis and I met briefly at the 4th annual Women in Manufacturing Summit, where women working in manufacturing came from around the country to network, share experiences, and offer advice to young women thinking about entering the field.
Production has come to a halt at the Honda assembly plant in Greensburg after an unknown substance was found there.
Following a historic second quarter, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the industrial manufacturing sector maintained a strong momentum in the third quarter of 2014.
Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
Oregon has expanded its investigation into discrimination at the Portland truck-making plant of German automotive giant Daimler AG after four more employees came forward with allegations of racial harassment.
Caterpillar's belt tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook for the year.
Besides training employees on the new GHS (Global Harmonization System) labeling elements, new pictograms, and the new SDS (Safety Data Sheet) format, there are more important challenges to compliance, that many employers and Safety Managers may not even realize.
To address pressures of the industry, manufacturers need to ensure end-to-end connectivity across the real and virtual worlds with a digital thread strategy that spans the value chain and leverages new enabling technologies like mobility, cloud, and big data.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
Three of the top names in professional golf are now in the beer business. Freddie Jacobson, Keegan Bradley and Graeme McDowell will launch a series of easy-drinking craft beers through their new company, GolfBeer Brewing Co.
Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector, a study said.
With an economy that is tentatively getting back on its feet, it only seems appropriate that minimum wage become a point of focus. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, however, this may soon be a figure of the past.
Dramatically decreasing capital costs for solar and wind technologies present the prospect of an unprecedented boost for Texas companies.
Boeing celebrated the groundbreaking for its 777X Composite Wing Center at Everett.
The DuPont Co. and Honeywell International may be violating antitrust rules in their cooperative venture to supply the only automotive air-conditioning refrigerant that meets European standards for greenhouse gas emissions, regulators said.
Coca-Cola said it plans to slash costs by $3 billion a year after the world's biggest beverage maker reported disappointing sales on flat soda volume.
Maker's Mark COO Rob Samuels discusses the boom in the bourbon business and the making of his family's iconic bourbon.
GE Aviation and Honda started manufacturing engines for Honda’s brand new HondaJet light jet in May, and the partners are not finished. The pair just announced a joint project with Sierra Industries to develop a program that would use the HondaJet’s engines to retrofit legacy Cessna business jets.
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.
AbbVie is walking away from its proposed $55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a $1.64 billion breakup fee.
Authorities have raided over 1,900 Chinese factories in the past 6 1/2 years, closing 909 for safety and labor violations. Sanctioned factories rarely bother to fix those problems, preferring to reopen under a new name.
IBM Director of Research John E. Kelly III said in an interview Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow it to grow faster, while IBM continues to invest in and expand its chip research.
General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. industrial activity is at its highest level since the financial crisis.
General Motors' chief lawyer Michael Millikin, who withstood withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's handling of an ignition switch recall, is retiring early next year.