After decades of decline, Detroit tries to figure out how it will emerge from bankruptcy with a stronger economy including more innovative and creative companies.
Warby Parker co-founder Neil Blumenthal joins Morning Joe to discuss launching the eyewear brand and the company's philanthropic mission of giving glasses to those in need.
Engineered Machined Products (EMP), an Escanaba, Michigan-based manufacturer, is competing globally with the help of high-tech robotic automation. Flexible automation systems in place at EMP have been instrumental in allowing the company to meet increasing demands.
This video shows how experts at TWI have adopted automated laser cutting technology for hand operation. The main application is in the area of decommissioning where the flexibility to choose where and how to cut the components can lead to significant advantages when it comes to packing.
Pollution causing school and airport closures in Harbin, China hurts many, but helps one entrepreneur trying to capitalize on the smog.
Sales of the Durango were up 50% in October, a sign that Dodge's clever ad campaign featuring Will Ferrell's Anchorman character is doing the trick.
Breaking down Apple's 32GB tablet into its parts reveals the true cost and profit of the $729 iPad Air.
Watch this time lapse video of a 2013 Bentley being made from beginning to end.
Minnesota news channel KSTP features an Eden Praire manufacturer that has embraced 3D printing without laying off workers.
Navigating the world of manufacturing hasn't always been a walk in the park. Factories and sourcing facilities are hard discover, unless you know people in the business or are willing to shell out a huge fee for directory information.
Kinze Manufacturing has developed a driverless tractor that's controllable via an Android tablet.
Reynolds Holding and Antony Currie explain how Fiat and a union trust fund - the two owners of the Detroit automaker - are battling over a much smaller sum than overall valuations imply.
GM, Chrysler and Ford are hotter than Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. The automakers' earnings are strong, a promising sign for the Motor City.
Watch manufacturer Shinola is investing in Detroit by hiring and training local workers. CEO Steve Bock hopes to help bring back American manufacturing by investing in what was once America's manufacturing powerhouse.
Alcoa rolls out huge sheets of aluminum for Boeing 747 and Airbus A380 wings using the largest hot roller in the world.
Each Vertu smartphone is assembled by a single person and the finished product can run thousands of dollars. Check out this behind-the-scenes video of this luxury smartphone factory.
This Pagani Huayra features a titanium-infused carbon fiber body, a seven-speed transmission, a 730 horsepower engine, and boasts a $1.7 million dollar price tag.
Using exclusive interviews with team members, the third and final part of this mini-series shows how an F1 car is made.
Using exclusive interviews with team members, the second part of this mini-series shows how an F1 car is made.