At a ceremony this morning, Mission Solar Energy, LLC. celebrated the grand opening of their state-of-the-art solar panel manufacturing facility at Brooks City-Base.
For the first time humans will be able to build tools in space. The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, will carry a 3D printer to the International Space Station.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.
In the race to invent and refine autonomous car technologies Japanese automakers are apparently feeling competition from across the Pacific, not just from their peers like General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. but, to an even greater extent, an unconventional player -- Google Inc.
The Dreamliner is growing up. A new, longer version of the plane powered by a pair of GEnx jet engines recently landed an FAA certification.
Manufacturing has not typically been thought of as an industry driving digital transformation. In fact, just 12 percent are deemed to be Digerati — leading-edge innovators who have fused front and back-end processes together to enable seamless innovation and delivery.
The shipping research firm DNV GL has revealed a new electric vessel, the ReVolt, that can carry cargo without a crew.
There was more to see than any normal human could take in within the six-day show, so we’ve collected some of the best of IMTS 2014.
For Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic has been the toughest company he's ever launched. But he also thinks it will be the most promising.
The Quant e-Sportlimousine, a car powered by a saltwater-filled battery, has been making a splash in Europe, where it was just approved for road use, and with the scientists at GE.
DAQRI announced the world’s first Smart Helmet, a new professional-grade head-mounted display for industrial environments.
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, announced the integration between its Epicor Mattec manufacturing execution system (MES) and next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, called Epicor ERP version 10.
Honda shared its vision of the hands-free highway commute, a car that can safely drive itself on the freeway while the driver's hands are off the wheel.
Looking at the manufacturing industries as a whole, the required pace of responding to marketplace demands is accelerating, and will only continue to do so in the future requiring manufacturing organizations to optimize their people, processes, and technologies — what we refer to as a continuous journey towards Operational Excellence.
Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, announced its new data center is certified as the world's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) facility of this type.
The "new age" of manufacturing brings added complexity to manufacturing. Fortunately, next generation ERP solutions are being designed to take advantage of these new technologies with industry-specific technical capabilities, and are proving to be helpful in making the complex simple.
With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself.
We’re living in a time of rapid digitization, where computers and robots are performing tasks once deemed science fiction. The technology shifts signal another industrial revolution, and even though we are still in its very early stages, the pace of change is accelerating.
Haier America, a division of the multi-national home appliance and consumer electronics manufacturer Haier Group, announced plans today to locate its North American Tech Center in Evansville, IN, creating 50 new high-wage jobs by 2015.
General Motors says that in two years it will offer cars that talk to each other and can almost drive themselves at freeway speeds.
Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don't get your hopes up.
To bring electric cars to the masses, Tesla Motors will transform an expanse of desert where pioneers passed on their way to the California Gold Rush and wild mustangs still roam the hillside.
Using an elaborate filtration system, the $1 billion new desalination plant will turn 100 million gallons of salty Pacific Ocean water into 50 million gallons of drinking water for San Diego County residents.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at reaching 290 mph with the Hennessey Venom F5, 3D printing on the Stratasys Uprint, and taking a spin in the marine’s new self-driving jeep.