Inside the Detroit Auto Show, automakers are showing off electric and other vehicles designed to cut our dependence on fossil fuels. Outside, car buyers are paying the lowest prices in years for carbon-based fuels. That dichotomy has the industry scrambling to sell alternative vehicles and buyers making choices that seemed impractical just a short time ago.
Menasha Corporation announces that it has acquired PearceWellwood Inc. of Brampton, Ontario. The family-owned business will operate as part of Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation.
DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc., has announced the launch of DynaSys DSCP 2015, the latest version of its demand and supply chain planning solution.
What Wikipedia did for information, Alastair Parvin and his colleagues hope the WikiHouse Foundation will do for house building by opening up architectural design plans to everyone and allowing people to 3D print materials to build a house.
Mike Lanciloti, vice president of product management and marketing at Colorado-based Spectralink, discusses why purpose-built devices might be better than smartphones to run a successful manufacturing business.
With all of this great news for the auto industry in the U.S. market, it’s no wonder why car companies are expanding production in North America. But at least one company plans to do business a little differently.
Custom engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturers have unique process requirements throughout their manufacturing lifecycle. The communication between departments, or lack-there-of, can cause bottlenecks, affecting the growth potential of small to medium-size manufacturers.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked.
Ford took the top truck honor for its aluminum F-150 truck Monday at the Detroit Auto Show alongside the Volkswagen Golf, which was named car of the year.
LG Display said Monday two people were killed and four others sickened by a nitrogen leak at its factory north of Seoul.
Americans are ready to let their tops down and feel the wind blow through their hair. That's the feeling among automakers as they roll out new convertible models at a time when many consumers are gaining confidence in the economy and have more money to spend on less-practical big-ticket items thanks to juicy stock market returns.
Irish drugmaker Shire PLC said Sunday it will pay $5.2 billion to acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc., which specializes in drugs for rare conditions.
Czech state-owned brewery Budejovicky Budvar, which has been fighting a long legal battle with U.S. beer giant Anheuser-Busch, says its overall output and exports reached record highs in 2014.
It looks like General Motors' growing Buick brand will soon get a big, sporty rear-drive sedan.
It’s been a busy week of carmakers talking at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the future of driving and the innovative technology that may soon be appearing behind the wheel. Here's a look at some of what we've learned this week.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at hovering over land and sea in the navy’s newest ship-to-shore connector, 3D printing a comfortable dress, and giving a dog the opportunity to run free for the first time.
Manufacturing job growth increased dramatically in 2014 compared to the previous year, according to numbers from the federal Labor Department released Friday.
The ongoing fight over organizing workers at a Tennessee auto plant could jeopardize a massive incentive package aimed at expanding the facility.
The challenge for 2015 is to create smarter data — the year that IoT will become the Internet of Your Things.
Mary Barra said Thursday that her first year as CEO of General Motors contained both disappointment and progress, as the company recalled a record number of cars and trucks but also improved its handling of safety problems.