Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering building a plant in central Japan to make parts for Boeing Co.'s next-generation 777X passenger jets, company officials said Tuesday.
The owner of the nation's biggest tobacco company, Philip Morris USA, has sold a North Carolina cigarette plant it idled in 2009.
GM is replacing the executives in charge of communications and human resources as it struggles with a string of embarrassing recalls that have led to congressional hearings and federal investigations.
Besides reducing reactive spending, another very good reason to consider a comprehensive plan to deal with the infrastructure problems is that it would create a lot of jobs in both construction and manufacturing.
While there’s been a big focus on the Heartbleed Bug and what individuals should do to protect themselves, the truth is the bug has a wider reach than just websites. Companies have some work to do to make sure they’re protected.
Some argue that CEO pay packages may seem inflated, but are partially in response to the often truncated length of service — essentially, these are short-term gigs.
Matzo is an important part of any Passover Seder. Nancy Giles visits Streit’s Matzo Factory on New York’s Lower East Side and learns the true meaning of making Matzo.
Today on Engineering Newswire: Turning seawater into fuel; making disposable drones; and taking a look at a bionic kangaroo.
The world's biggest pork producer says it plans to raise up to $5.3 billion in an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Each participating Staples store will feature an immersive 3D printing experience center that lets consumers and small businesses create personalized products and use 3D printing hardware.
Parents of a Georgia teenager who suffered a severe brain injury in a 2009 car crash say General Motors knew of a defect in her car but took steps to conceal it.
Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.
The cost of keeping global warming in check is "relatively modest," but only if the world acts quickly to reverse the buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, the head of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change said Sunday.
Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.
Loss-making French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen says it aims to return to profitability by 2018 by reducing the number of models and relying on its recent rescue by Chinese investors and the French state.
U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products.
Here's a look at the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: Tesla sued by Lemon Law King; the Porsche plug-in hybrid; and 3D printing chocolate.
With the addition of the new equipment, William H. Harvey Manufacturing Co. had several different printer models on the plant floor. The maintenance team had varying degrees of knowledge regarding operation and maintenance of all the equipment. Eventually, the company started to see an increase in downtime related to simple issues like preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of the printers.
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrate proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide and hydrogen from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.