Ford Motor Co. plans to build a $760M auto assembly plant in Hangzhou, part of a doubling of its production capacity in the world's biggest vehicle market as it strives to catch up with rivals.
Australian miner Lynas said its customers and suppliers will suffer losses if the opening of its Malaysian refinery for minerals that are crucial to high-tech manufacturing is delayed by a new government review.
Authorities say the chief executive of a company that plans to open a solar panel plant in Cherokee County stole aluminum from the site and sold it for scrap.
The expansion, which spokeswoman Laura Ness Owens said will cost at least $8 million, is expected to be completed by the end of 2014.
When the perfect storm finally moves on, it will be the companies who used this time period as an opportunity to improve their operations that will grow and thrive.
First Solar Inc. is laying off 2,000 workers and closing its plant in Frankfurt, Germany, in response to waning demand for solar panels and increased competition from China.
One of the prime enemies of controlling a chemical reaction is excessive heat generated by the reaction itself, which can make a process unstable and corrupt the outcome.
In today’s industry market, are Lean or Six Sigma skills selling/hiring points, or are they fading trends?
The solar panel maker had said in November that it intended to cut costs by up to 10 percent in the next year as the solar industry deals with stagnating prices and demand.
It’s heartening to see the Motor City and the state of Michigan benefit from the auto industry’s comeback and be part of the manufacturing rebound that has taken shape in the U.S. during the past couple of years.
Manufacturers are looking for ways to maximize profitability, effectively manage cash flow, and balance costs related to inventory.
The CEO of heavy equipment maker Caterpillar saw the value of his pay package jump as the company's global sales topped $60 billion.
The former executive for Glock Inc. was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison, even as his supporters raised questions about his conviction.
I would like to make a case that American manufacturers, in general, need to adopt a new type of organization - the Prospector Organization - in order to grow in the future.
IMPO sat down with three industry experts to discuss key safety and training issues, and to see what’s new in lifting technology.
This is a great opportunity to reward the hardest working employees in your facility with a cool prize package and some much-needed recognition for a job well done. The first place winner will receive a $500 Visa Gift Card, an iPad, a 283 piece tool chest, work boots, a Jawbone Bluetooth Speaker, and official Atlas Copco work gear.
A former executive for Glock Inc. convicted of stealing a pistol and millions of dollars from the gun manufacturing giant is set to be sentenced in Georgia for the crime.
Plant leaders and workers alike can easily get so comfortable in their repetitive daily routine that they forget to stay vigilant.
Environmental protection has always been of prominent importance to the Munich-based, worldwide renowned Paulaner Brewery Group.
Diamond Foods is the world’s largest walnut processing plant, with approximately 50 percent of the California walnut crop passing through the doors of its Stockton, CA plant.
A judge has dismissed a personal injury lawsuit that 14 West Virginia families brought against DuPont over a former zinc smelting operation, saying they failed to produce evidence that toxins from the plant made them sick.
Major Japanese photovoltaic cell maker Kyocera Corp. said Tuesday it is considering building a 70,000-kilowatt solar power plant in Kagoshima
One of the most important questions for small manufacturers to answer is “Do you know if you are making adequate margins on each product line, model, or job?”
I think we all need to sometimes need to talk ourselves out of buying things that aren't conducive to our environments.