As electronic systems migrate deeper into systems that may present changing situations during the operating lifecycle, the designer must remember to address every facet or risk compromising product performance in certain situations.
Boeing and archrival Airbus were caught in a fierce dogfight for orders at the Farnborough Airshow Tuesday, with both aircraft manufacturers unveiling multi-billion deals.
PepsiCo Inc. has opened its sixth food manufacturing plant in China to strengthen its position in the growing market.
General Electric Co. said Tuesday it will spend $70 million to expand a battery factory in Schenectady, N.Y.
A joint venture between Japan's Honda Motor Co. and China's Dongfeng Motor Corp. held a ceremony Tuesday to mark the start of production at its second plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province.
Production in general doesn’t know the value of using reliability tools, such as root cause analysis, as a business tool to gain consistent high productivity.
The demise of the only company that manufactured a device specially designed to spray fire retardant from the back of U.S. military C-130 cargo planes has some experts worried about the future viability of a program that has helped fight wildfires for 40 years.
Officials in a central Indiana county are hoping the third time is the charm for a sprawling factory that's already seen two planned tenants file for bankruptcy.
More and more production and fabrication work looks like it is coming back to developed economies, so how can countries take advantage using unpaced production lines?
A123 Systems Inc., a maker of batteries for electric vehicles which is struggling to stay in business, said Friday that it plans to sell stock and warrants to raise about $9M in proceeds after expenses.
Ramtron International Corp. said Thursday that a bid by rival chip maker Cypress Semiconductor Corp. to buy the company for about $91.4 million is "inadequate" and not in the best interest of Ramtron or its shareholders.
The time to initiate a bird management plan is not when the house sparrow flies through the door, as it will be too late.
Caught in the middle are hundreds of workers at the northern Ohio tank plant who are worried about losing high-paying manufacturing jobs at a time when those positions are scarce.
The Denver Post reports Wednesday that GE has told state and local officials that it plans to postpone construction of its PrimeStar solar panel plant by 14 to 18 months.
Aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft is narrowing down a list of potential buyers as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy reorganization.
Shifang city announced Tuesday it has scrapped plans for a copper plant after thousands of people protested the project's possible public health risks.
It's often said that if you really want to find ways to improve your business, ask an employee. At its Hagerstown plant, Volvo did ask — and the result is "significant savings," according to company representatives.
Toyota began monitoring electricity usage and power generation at its plants in an integrated manner on Monday to make more efficient use of energy and conserve power, company officials said.
A California-based solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government before filing for bankruptcy protection is asking for more time to file a reorganization plan.
The nation's biggest lead producer says it's now abandoning plans to build a new plant in the eastern Missouri town of Herculaneum.
The drive to become the world's top electric motorcycle maker has led Craig Bramscher around the globe.
Schott Solar announced Thursday it would be closing what the company once billed as its North American flagship manufacturing plant, leaving more than 200 employees without jobs.
Alcoa is selling its 351-megawatt Tapoco hydroelectric project to power provider Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners for about $600 million.
Struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. said it will delay the launch of new phones deemed critical to the company's survival and revealed its business is crumbling faster than thought.
Abound Solar received a $400M loan guarantee and said Thursday it will file for bankruptcy, the latest setback for an industry battered by the recession and stiff competition from companies in China.