Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector, a study said.
With an economy that is tentatively getting back on its feet, it only seems appropriate that minimum wage become a point of focus. Currently the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, however, this may soon be a figure of the past.
Dramatically decreasing capital costs for solar and wind technologies present the prospect of an unprecedented boost for Texas companies.
Boeing celebrated the groundbreaking for its 777X Composite Wing Center at Everett.
The DuPont Co. and Honeywell International may be violating antitrust rules in their cooperative venture to supply the only automotive air-conditioning refrigerant that meets European standards for greenhouse gas emissions, regulators said.
Coca-Cola said it plans to slash costs by $3 billion a year after the world's biggest beverage maker reported disappointing sales on flat soda volume.
Maker's Mark COO Rob Samuels discusses the boom in the bourbon business and the making of his family's iconic bourbon.
GE Aviation and Honda started manufacturing engines for Honda’s brand new HondaJet light jet in May, and the partners are not finished. The pair just announced a joint project with Sierra Industries to develop a program that would use the HondaJet’s engines to retrofit legacy Cessna business jets.
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.
AbbVie is walking away from its proposed $55 billion takeover bid of Shire and has agreed to pay the rival drugmaker a $1.64 billion breakup fee.
Authorities have raided over 1,900 Chinese factories in the past 6 1/2 years, closing 909 for safety and labor violations. Sanctioned factories rarely bother to fix those problems, preferring to reopen under a new name.
IBM Director of Research John E. Kelly III said in an interview Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow it to grow faster, while IBM continues to invest in and expand its chip research.
General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. industrial activity is at its highest level since the financial crisis.
General Motors' chief lawyer Michael Millikin, who withstood withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's handling of an ignition switch recall, is retiring early next year.
Growth in the U.S. and efficiency gains in Europe helped Swedish home-appliance maker Electrolux post a 42 percent jump in third-quarter profits.
Small or mid-sized businesses will benefit most from an ERP system if it can be customized as much as possible and the company can take advantage of the most cutting-edge ERP technology available.
Few IPOs were hotter than the offering for 3D printer maker Voxeljet — which went public a year ago this week to a 122 percent rise. The company said it would use those IPO proceeds to expand its business in the U.S., but the company isn't telling investors just how slowly that U.S. expansion is going.
Taking advantage of government programs that aid in cost reduction and competitiveness within the industry is critical for the success of each individual business and for the U.S. economy.
A measure of factory activity in the Philadelphia region slipped last month, but remained at a healthy level, evidence that U.S. manufacturing output is holding up despite signs of a global slowdown.
The triple bottom line is a term that was coined in the 90’s. In a nutshell, there are three accounts to the triple bottom line (TBL) — People, Planet and Profit. The conventional wisdom is that a combination of these three components leads to a successful company that retains employees, partners and clients.
How do the youngest crop of workers – who continue to enter the industry as we speak – best learn from their more seasoned counterparts? How do these two groups use the same tools to drive results when one grew up with the internet and the other has spent 30 years keeping measurements in a notebook in their back pocket?
Alcoa and Noble Group Ltd announced the signing of a definitive agreement that will result in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals selling 100 percent of its ownership stake in the Jamalco bauxite mining and alumina refining joint venture.
Pickles and sauerkraut are once again rolling down processing lines in Skagit County as Gielow Pickles starts up production in a 70,000-square-foot facility at the Port of Skagit.
Many manufacturing companies operate on thin margins, so wringing every drop of efficiency out of your equipment is crucial to profitability.