The U.S. Navy is testing out a cutting-edge way of manufacturing clothes; welding them together with ultrasonic waves. The process promises garments that weigh at least 40 percent less.
Word that Tesla Motors was interested in locating its giant battery factory near Reno apparently jumpstarted a business migration to the region long before the electric car maker made the decision official.
A Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us, characterized by “smart devices," which are part of an “Internet of Things” that can actually direct machines on the shop floor by communicating autonomously “device-to-device” to manage manufacturing operations and distribution.
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the drop was heavily weighed by an expected plunge in volatile aircraft orders.
A Texas company is one of the last in the U.S. to manufacture surgical masks. With concerns mounting in regards to Ebola, this company could be a strategic player in the battle against the virus.
The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth slowed in September, as expectations for hiring and new orders slipped from their August levels.
GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide earlier this year to fix faulty ignition switches that are now blamed for at least 23 deaths nationwide. Barra said suppliers have made enough parts to fix all of the switches, but only 1.1 million small cars have had the repairs so far.
Two companies are working on a project to transform sewage into commercial fertilizer and help protect the environmental health of the North Saskatchewan River.
It looks like the Obama administration has finally thrown down the gauntlet with companies moving their headquarters overseas.
Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics.
Spirits maker Brown-Forman Corp. is returning to its roots, Louisville, to build a distillery to produce Old Forester bourbon, its founding brand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign — "Make in India" — to entice investment and promote the country as the world's next cheap labor economy.
The Chrysler Group's Warren Truck Assembly Plant is increasing production. This increase meant rethinking the assembly process and implementing significant changes. The most extensive transformation came on the assembly line.
Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell by a record amount in August, dragged lower by a plunge in demand for commercial aircraft.
Fifteen distinguished suppliers to American Honda Motor Co., Inc. have received the 2014 Premier Partner Award from American Honda President & CEO Takuji Yamada.
As part of ongoing efforts to lower its carbon footprint across all phases of its business, HP today announced a goal to reduce the emissions intensity of its product portfolio by 40 percent by 2020 compared to 2010 levels.
It looks like foreign investors are taking one more slice of Americana pie. News broke this week that Pabst is being sold to a Russian company, which begs the question, “Can we still claim it as our own?”
The story behind the realization of a unique project: the building of a 3D printed electric car, as told by team members.
Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty.
San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency has awarded Siemens a contract to deliver an initial 175 light rail cars for its Muni transit system at a value of US$648 million.
The National Association of Manufacturers Vice President of Tax and Domestic Economic Policy, Dorothy Coleman, issued a statement thanking Congress for including the ban on taxing Internet access in the continuing resolution approved this week.
I propose we replace the notion of off-shoring vs. on-shoring with the idea of "right-shoring," asking the question "where is (are) the best location(s) to make something?" My business answers this question for our customers every day. To do so, criteria beyond simply cost must be considered.
The flashlight company, started 50 years ago in South Carolina, refuses to go overseas.
While most modern farmers work their fields accompanied by the rumble of a trusty tractor, sheep farmer Donn Hewes labors to the faint jingling of harnesses in rhythm with the hoofbeats of horses and mules.
Manufacturing activity in New York State accelerated at its fastest pace in nearly five years in September, topping expectations for a far more moderate improvement, the New York Federal Reserve said.