The new CEO of struggling BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. will make his first major speech Tuesday amid the company's difficulties competing with flashier, consumer-oriented phones.
A plant run by The Coca-Cola Co. in China has been shut down by regulators because of chlorine levels found in the drinks it produces.
The auto industry may have steered its way around another crisis, avoiding a second major disruption of its supply chain in a year.
A published report says Apple Inc. uses subsidiaries in low-tax nations as part of a strategy that enables the technology giant to cut its global tax bill by billions of dollars every year.
By demonstrating a commitment to safety products by adopting a formal inventory management program, manufacturers are sending a strong, positive message to staff about the importance of safety.
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson's compensation tripled in 2011 to $7.7 million as the company posted the biggest profit in its history.
The new facility will allow Gerkin to increase glass production and allow for line expansion in the existing plant.
State and federal officials as well as Boeing executives are to be on hand for Friday's rollout at the company's new manufacturing plant in North Charleston.
Lockheed Martin Corp. said Thursday that CEO Bob Stevens plans to step down and that its president and chief operating officer, Chris Kubasik, will take on the role at the start of the new year.
Seeking and finding correlations — co-occurrences between two or more factors — is a key tool in the root cause analysis arsenal.
Sealed Air’s Instapak iMold® System offers an efficient and sustainable automated packaging solution for a leading supplier of laser printer parts.
Lean means creating employment opportunities at home: good jobs, a strong tax base, a brighter future.
Although there will likely be bumps along the way, your consultant should have the tools to help your company maintain focus.
General Motors Co. has upgraded lighting at its Spring Hill, Tenn. plant and expects to save about $800,000 annually in electricity costs.
Toyota says it is putting renewed focus on innovation in production methods and design after getting a wake-up call from its massive recalls.
Six major automakers and 19 suppliers are close to agreeing on a fast-track process for testing replacements for a resin that's in dangerously short supply.
Knowing how to collect and manage the necessary information is where meta-knowledge becomes useful, because ultimately, data and information is valueless unless it is acted upon.
General Motors Co. chairman Dan Akerson said Monday the automaker plans to open 600 dealerships in China this year, and nearly double production capacity despite a slowdown in sales growth.
Some in industry and politics question whether environmental regulation has gone too far and whether the risks are worth addressing, given their costs.
Zippo Manufacturing Co., the company that makes metal-cased cigarette lighters whose lids are known for their distinctive "click," is on schedule to produce its 500 millionth lighter later this year.
For the first time in more than 20 years, U.S. automakers are questioning a pillar of manufacturing: The practice of bringing parts to assembly lines right before they're used.
Employees in the workplace today face a constant stream of internal and external distractions that splinter their attention, energy, and ability to operate at a high level of efficiency and creativity.
Michael Woodford, who blew the whistle on an accounting scandal at Olympus Corp., took a stand at its shareholders' meeting, demanding to know why he was fired as chief executive.
The specialty chemical maker said it will close six factories by mid-2013 and cut jobs across its North American adhesives business as it integrates the recently acquired business of Forbo Group.
As we move into Earth Week, Grainger has a few simple tips that can help businesses and institutions manage their energy efficiency.