While businesses bemoan the cost of regulations, a new study suggests that government enforcement of workplace health and safety rules can save lives without sapping a company's bottom line.
Construction is starting on a new $90 million facility at Alcoa's factory in Lafayette.
Akio Toyoda took the helm at Japan's auto industry group with a promise to keep production and jobs at home to help along the country's recovery from last year's tsunami disaster.
General Motors' Vauxhall plant in northern England will build the company's top-selling Astra vehicles, the automaker said Thursday.
Subaru plans a $75 million expansion of its central Indiana factory in order to increase production of its Outback and Legacy models.
Shares of LSB Industries plunged more than 20 percent after the maker of chemicals and heating and air conditioning equipment said it will close an Arkansas plant after an explosion there.
Restarting a shuttered plant in Jackson County remains a priority for Century Aluminum as it seeks a special electricity rate for the facility.
Nissan celebrated the newest version of the Altima sedan rolling off the line at its Smyrna assembly plant, marking the first of several upgrades to the Japanese automaker's first U.S. facility.
Bill Ford, the automaker's executive chairman, called Poling an "extraordinary leader" who had a "profound impact" on both Ford and those he worked with.
A New York private equity firm plans to buy ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Inc., described by industry experts as the largest independent iron foundry in the world.
Airbus parent company EADS said its first quarter earnings were hammered by a hefty $203M charge to fix problematic wing parts on its flagship A380 superjumbo.
While automation can be very effective, other process problems should be addressed first for an investment in automated systems to pay off.
Machinery maker Toyota Industries Corp. said Tuesday an opening ceremony was held Monday in Vietnam for a plant producing forklift parts.
General Motor's Opel unit will push into new export markets and increase the efficiency of its plants to return to profitability, the head of the Germany-based subsidiary said.
Ghosn said the Japanese automaker remains committed to producing 1 million units per year in Japan despite the strong yen.
The Japanese automaker is expecting a strong recovery but its revival appears to hinge on whether it can implement structural reforms that involve revamping its relations with subcontractors in Japan.
Conveyor manufacturers discuss the ways their systems are getting smarter, and how your maintenance programs can improve because of it.
By adding Kepner-Tregoe to its Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma programs, JCI finds the perfect continuous improvement trilogy.
Those who use a dimensional engineering approach to closed-loop quality management have seen the value it has brought their bottom lines.
Shareholders expressed confidence in Ford's management, with more than 96 percent of the nonbinding say-on-pay vote supporting the company's executive compensation.
Obama says people remember that Romney's stance was that Detroit should have been allowed to go through bankruptcy without taxpayer help.
ND-based SolarBee gauged market needs and, with a little help from the USDA Rural Development program, found a niche for their solar- and grid-powered water circulators.
It’s almost mind-boggling to think about how many manufacturing processes — and their associated risks — have changed over the years.
Rising car and truck sales have prompted Ford Motor Co. to add a week of production at 13 North American factories so the company can make another 40,000 vehicles this year.
As manufacturers look to cut costs in the post-Great Recession business climate, the desire to become more energy efficient has become more prevalent among businesses of all sizes and types.