About 1,500 factories in Bangladesh are on track to be inspected by the end of August as part of a safety pact signed by more than 150 clothing brands and 20 countries.
Here's a deeper look into the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback: The small SUVs of the Geneva Auto Show; the DRAM antitrust judgment; and why 3D printing may not be in a bubble.
Just like some states competed for Boeing's 777x production line, states are now trying to woo Tesla over it's proposed battery Gigafactory.
The airplane manufacture grapples with production delays as the world waits for news on a 777 lost in the Asia-Pacific.
The most dangerous parts of a flight are takeoff and landing. Rarely do incidents happen when a plane is cruising seven miles above the earth.
Chaotic Moon Studios shows off a drone that can remotely stun a person, but its creators say it has applications beyond law enforcement.
Visa and MasterCard want banks and retailers to work together on securing customer data and stop blaming each other after a massive data breach during the holiday season.
The city of Tucson recently submitted a formal proposal to become the headquarters for the 10 million-square-foot massive battery factory Tesla wants to build in the U.S.
Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built.
China's exports plunged larger than expected, possibly denting hopes trade will help drive the slowing economy while communist leaders push ambitious promised reforms.
Henry's Turkey Service of Goldthwaite, Texas, has yet to pay nearly $6 million in judgment money and fines against the company.
Twenty employees of an Austin-based technology company on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight were en route to a business meeting in China.
At one time Dell Computers had 11 factories - each operating with a unique IT system. This led to high operating costs, complex infrastructure demands, and added difficulties in handling any changes. There was also a higher level of unreliability due to the slower and less effective manner in which all of these factories, with their different systems, could communicate.
People have been caught nearly 150 times in the past year attempting to illegally dump loads of oil field waste — much of it radioactive — at two of the biggest landfills in western North Dakota, records show.
Stalled hiring in the manufacturing sector, coupled with a substantial rise in the in America’s trade deficit with China, has the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) President Scott Paul blaming more than just weather.
Attorneys general for the states contend the California law violates the interstate commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution by effectively imposing new requirements on out-of-state farmers.
The federal government's road safety watchdog is ordering child seat maker Graco to explain why it didn't include 1.8 million infant seats in a recent recall for faulty buckles.
Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., a leading provider of global industry solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM and US Reseller Partner of the Year, has announced SYN//AX, a new add-on solution designed to maximize the benefits of Microsoft Dynamics AX for the manufacturing industry.
Price-fixing forced consumers and state agencies to pay more for computers and other high-tech products containing DRAM chips, but manufacturers will now have to pay some of that money back.
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