General Motors Co. executives broke ground for a new Cadillac factory in China on Wednesday to target luxury buyers in the world's biggest auto market, though they said the segment would grow slower than expected this year.
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John Biggs invites TechCrunch into his workshop to give a nice rundown and demo of the Form 1 3D Printer. Differing from the MakerBot which uses an additive process, Form 1 has a resin and laser process. The result is more precise sculptures.
Telecommunications equipment manufacturer Alcatel-Lucent launched a major effort Wednesday to boost its fortunes by shedding businesses and jobs as part of a deep cost cutting program. Alcatel-Lucent, which supplies operators such as AT&T, Verizon and Orange, said it will sell off more than 1 billion euros ($1.33 billion) in assets through 2015.
Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday proposed a $16 billion share buyback in his latest effort to thwart Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell's effort to take the struggling computer maker private. The price of the buyback would represent about two-thirds of Dell's current market value of about $23.5 billion.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday that Boeing Co. plans to open an information technology center in the St. Louis area that is expected to create at least 400 jobs. Nixon made the announcement during a conference call from France, where he was visiting as part of a weeklong European trip to promote Missouri's business interests.
U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte are teaming up to help small businesses make the most of their export opportunities. The senators on Tuesday reintroduced the bipartisan Small Business Export Growth Act, which is aimed at cutting down on bureaucratic hurdles and giving businesses more exporting assistance.
It wasn't that long ago that the Boeing 787 was having some problems with its battery, leading to many airlines grounding their 787s. Now, the Dreamliner maker's stock is the 2nd best performer in the Dow this year as worries about Boeing's 787 battery problems fade.
Sales force automation streamlines the sales process, equipping manufacturers with the tools they need to create more effective and more efficient sales programs. But to fully leverage the benefits of sales force automation, manufacturers need to understand how to properly apply these tools across their customer bases.
S&S Tire experienced rapid growth in the past few years and needed to become more efficient in its warehouses to service growing customer demand. The lack of defined bin locations in its warehouses made locating tires difficult, time consuming, and costly. Efficiency was a serious concern and in order to continue to grow, the company had to address the situation.
Passenger car sale demand for May dropped by 5.9 percent on the same month last year in the 27-country European Union to 1.042 million units, the lowest level since May 1993 when sales dropped below 1 million, according to new figures released by ACEA.
Sprint is suing to stop Dish Network's buyout of wireless data network operator Clearwire. The nation's third-largest cellphone carrier said the proposed deal violates the rights of Sprint and other Clearwire shareholders. Dish has offered to pay $4.40 per share for Clearwire, which has recommended that its shareholders approve the offer.
A Chinese university has built the world's fastest supercomputer, almost doubling the speed of the U.S. machine that previously claimed the top spot and underlining China's rise as a science and technology powerhouse. It's the second time a Chinese computer has been named the world's fastest.
Strong industrial activity in early 2013 softened somewhat recently but the sector should have enough momentum to continue growth, according to the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation U.S. Industrial Outlook (EO-124), a report that analyzes 27 major industries.
The new construction comes after the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board raised safety concerns earlier this year about more than a decade of delays in completing improvements to an aging fire protection system at the West Texas facility, the Amarillo Globe-News reported Sunday.
In one of the biggest-ever showdowns between an automaker and the government, Chrysler on Tuesday is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
Happily, the tax code rewards manufacturers who are engaged in these efforts to stay competitive with the R&D tax credit. Unhappily, far too many manufacturing companies, especially the small- and medium-sized, are failing to take advantage of the R&D tax credit.