The smell of snack cakes could soon return to the Dolly Madison plant in Columbus as Hostess Brands LLC prepares to relaunch production.Hostess Brands LLC spokesman Michael Cramer said workers will be resuming production by July. He said crews are now getting the facility ready to bake goods again, including testing equipment that's been idle since November.
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in April but their sales fell for a second straight month, held back by a decline in orders to American factories. The Commerce Department said Thursday that business stockpiles rose 0.3 percent in April from March.
Microsoft's Office software package is coming to the iPhone for the first time Friday, offering people the ability to read and edit their text documents, spreadsheets and slide presentations at the doctor's office or at a soccer game.
When it comes to reducing the impact of climate change, Ford has taken steps to improve their efficiency on the road by creating a lineup of alternative fuel vehicles. But they've also taken steps to improve their efficiency at home, by making their manufacturing facilities greener than ever.
A successful weekend summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping points to the countries boosting cooperation on issues from North Korea to China's alleged cyber theft, says one Chinese academic. U.S. officials now say that China is ready to begin working more closely with the U.S. on these big issues.
EPFL scientists have imagined a new modular transportation system. Modules are either loaded on a train or clipped under a flying wing, allowing more flexibility for people or freight transportation. Called "Clip-Air", this concept opens the door to a wide range of new research opportunities in the context of flexible transportation.
Bre Pettis and his team has enjoyed phenomenal growth since fashioning MakerBots in 2009. So much so, that they've opened a new space at Sunset Park in Brooklyn to handle all the orders for the Replicator 2 and 2x. Not to mention the new Digitizer that will democratize 3D printing soon to begin shipping.
hybris has announced that it will partner with LivePerson, a leading provider of intelligent engagement products, to offer an integrated solution that will enable businesses to optimize the online commerce experience and drive greater ROI to their digital properties.
HS Motion Group announces the launch of PRO Series Servo Motors. This series is the latest offering for high performance servo motion applications. The PRO Series couples a new family of precision rotary brushless servo motors with the company’s flagship CDHD servo drives.
GE Intelligent Platforms has announced that it is joining the PTC PartnerAdvantage program. The two companies will work to integrate GE’s Proficy software applications with PTC’s technology solutions to help manufacturers close the loop between product design and production execution on the shop floor.
Bloomberg Businesweek's Sam Grobart joins Morning Joe to discuss highlights from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. There's been a perception and maybe a bit of a reality that Apple has fallen behind Android and Microsoft with its mobile operations.
An engineering subcontractor says Radan’s Project Nesting function has changed his life and completely revolutionized the way his company works. It means they no longer have to run existing nests on their punch press. Previously, their LVD turret punch used to run saved nests, purely for speed, even if they were not totally efficient for the particular job.
Although the company operates a diverse collection of business units in 190 countries, German-based Siemens also employs more than 60,000 people in 130 U.S. manufacturing facilities. So with this in mind, we recently sat down with Helmuth Ludwig, the CEO of Siemens’ Industry Sector in North America.
Officials at Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. say they've opened a second assembly plant in Newnan and will hire 100 employees to work on a new utility vehicle. The Japanese company also said this week that it has completed transferring all of its ATV production to the Coweta County plant south of Atlanta.
Memory chip designer Rambus Inc. said Tuesday it resolved a decade-old patent dispute with South Korean chipmaker Hynix, and said Hynix will pay it $240 million over the next five years.Rambus said SK Hynix is licensing memory-related patents and the right to certain dynamic random access memory products.