In this issue, Liberty Bottleworks talks American pride, experts explain quality and reusability for compressed air piping systems, maintenance best practices and energy awareness drive down industrial motor costs, and more.
House lawmakers agreed on Monday to extend state tax incentives aimed at spurring new expansion projects by General Electric Co. and AK Steel, two key employers in the state.
A Detroit-area steel plant would be allowed to release higher amounts of toxins under a revised permit proposed by the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Chrysler plans to hire up to 1,000 part-time employees to give exhausted full-time workers a break at its Toledo Jeep assembly plant.
Inspections of Bangladesh garment factories under a new safety initiative have found cracked support beams, substandard building materials, and exposed electrical cables chewed by rats.
Alabama-based Peco Foods announced plans Monday for a new poultry plant, hatchery, and feed mill in northeast Arkansas, a $165 million operation expected to create 1,000 jobs in two rural counties.
About 1,500 factories in Bangladesh are on track to be inspected by the end of August as part of a safety pact signed by more than 150 clothing brands and 20 countries, according to organizers of the pact.
Duke Energy's CEO says while the company and its shareholders will pay to clean up a coal ash spill in the Dan River, its customers will shoulder the costs of closing the rest of the utility's coal ash ponds across North Carolina.
City officials confirmed Sunday that they have made a bid for electric-car maker Tesla Motors to consider Tucson for the site of a massive battery factory that would employ 6,500 people.
Grainger CEO Jim Ryan stressed that the Grainger business model is strong, yet the company still contends with the same widespread issue many distributors do — ensuring recruiting and retention methods keep staff strong.
People have been caught nearly 150 times in the past year attempting to illegally dump loads of oil field waste — much of it radioactive — at two of the biggest landfills in western North Dakota.
Questions about what caused the leak, the extent of the contamination, and the future of the federal government's national nuclear cleanup efforts have been swirling for weeks now.
The production shift from Mexico is part of the collective bargaining agreement Ford and the United Auto Workers negotiated in 2011.
Many businesses are very good at the internal and tangible issues inside the manufacturing plant, but are not very good at external issues relating to finding new markets and customers. For a variety of reasons they struggle at industrial marketing.
In a China-dominated industry, Colson Caster has a red, white, and blue feather in its cap. According to Kevin Osborn, Operations Manager, Colson remains committed to keeping as much manufacturing local as possible, and the company’s most popular products are manufactured in its two Arkansas facilities.
At Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, the U.S. Air Force houses more than 4,000 old airplanes that are used for parts or turned into scrap.
An auto parts manufacturer says it will build a $50 million plant in southwest Ohio that is expected to result in 150 jobs.
The drive to clean up China's industry has added impetus to the government's campaign over the past several years to reduce excess production capacity in the polluting steel and cement industries.
The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states.
Ken Oberholz, global director of manufacturing technology at Huntington Energy Services, joins Jose Lopez, senior design engineer at Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, to discuss the importance of lean manufacturing.
In this issue, we visit Colson Caster, a domestic manufacturer that uses a vertically integrated approach to compete with low-cost offshore alternatives. We also talk to experts about preventing OSHA's top ten violations, review readers' insights into energy efficiency issues, and explore how a reliability-centered strategy can create quick ROI.
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository reopens after a radiation leak.
U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.
Twin Falls officials in south-central Idaho have approved a $3.5 million expansion of a Greek yogurt plant operated by Chobani.