Outlawed in much of the developed world, asbestos is still going strong in the developing one. In India alone, the world's biggest asbestos importer, it's a $2 billion industry providing 300,000 jobs.
U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years. The number of advertised openings was the highest since February 2001, a positive sign that points to a strengthening economy.
Manufacturers have traditionally sold products through sales channels with a one-size-fits-all approach. However, as the marketplace becomes more competitive and customers have more options, they are turning to data-driven marketing solutions to better target end-users.
A Silicon Valley start up is combining nanotechnology and fashion to produce clothes that repel water and don't stain.
Cathy Clegg, vice president of North American GM Manufacturing, talks to John McElroy about some of the innovative processes GM is using to improve its manufacturing operations.
Record-setting rainfall in the Detroit area has slowed vehicle production.
A Maryland man has been convicted on charges of exporting American manufactured industrial products to Iran.
A large factory in the Phoenix metro area is reportedly close to starting production of scratch-resistant sapphire glass for Apple cameras and other devices.
The White House on Monday announced the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technology infrastructure and making its websites more consumer friendly.
Plans to regulate cigars and other tobacco products the same way as cigarettes may threaten one of the nation's top-selling cigar brands — Black & Mild.
A sponge-like plastic that sops up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and toward new energy sources, such as hydrogen.
Chiquita Brands has received an approximately $611 million buyout offer from investment firm Safra Group and agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Group.
People are waiting longer than they should for an answer when they petition the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to open an investigation into what could be serious safety problems.
June U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $405.73 million according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).
General Motors has issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.
Jennifer Jolly shows off some of what a new car will be able to do for you in 2015.
This episode of The IoT Uplink focuses on remote monitoring, and the advantages and challenges that this technology brings to the manufacturing space.
User-access security is critical to safeguard industrial operations, as well to protect the most valuable assets — including intellectual property.
A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better job offers.
Sixty-three death claims have been filed so far with the lawyer handling payments for those involved in wrecks caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches.