Tesla CEO Elon Musk said at the company's annual shareholder meeting that he's thinking of doing something "fairly controversial" regarding the company's patents.
The Zippo windproof lighter has remained virtually unchanged over the last 77 years. The company behind the Zippo lighter has accomplished the near impossible — it has grown and adapted to today's fickle market while remaining a steadfast American icon.
America has been a very weak competitor in the game of globalization and has not used its power or legal rights to improve American manufacturing. Here's a look at some key issues facing American manufacturers that need to be addressed with action (not rhetoric).
Many small manufacturers believe that business technology is something for larger companies only — it has a reputation of being too costly and disruptive. This simply isn’t true.
Ford gave car buyers a glimpse of the future when it unveiled a lightweight Fusion sedan in San Francisco Tuesday.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. plans to expand its lineup of migraine treatments by purchasing Labrys Biologics in a deal that could ultimately be worth more than $800 million.
Delegates to the United Auto Workers convention have voted to raise dues by 25 percent to shore up the union's finances, the first increase in 47 years.
A senior U.S. official said Wednesday that Washington wants to expand economic ties with Asia, the world's fastest growing region, but warned that China's provocative conduct in the South China Sea raises tensions that are bad for business.
Greek yogurt maker Chobani is laying off workers at its south-central Idaho plant.
A proposal to require labels on food products containing ingredients from genetically modified crops is inching closer to a vote in the New York Legislature.
The company that makes El Monterey brand frozen Mexican foods will invest $55 million in a manufacturing plant in Florence County, creating 500 jobs.
The accused have yet to be placed on Interpol's public listing of international fugitives, and there is no evidence that China would even entertain a formal request by the U.S. to extradite them.
The J.M. Smucker Co. said Tuesday that it raised prices for most of its packaged coffee, including products sold under the Dunkin' Donuts and Folgers brands.
The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that would give the city the highest minimum wage in the nation — $15 per hour. According to a study by the University of Washington there is debate over whether the wage increase is a smart way to reduce poverty.
Global whiskey sales are outpacing production by at least 2-to-1 prompting makers such as TennSouth Distillery's Clayton Cutler to work overtime to put up more barrels.
At the WWDC 2014 developers conference Apple announced new operating systems for desktop and mobile along with apps for health monitoring and home control.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 12th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 60th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
There’s broad agreement on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly expand the server base. But there is no “one size fits all” consensus around private vs. public cloud servers.
Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city's minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
Brisk demand for SUVs and pickup trucks — and a strong Memorial Day weekend — was expected to push U.S. auto sales to a seven-year high in May.