In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, we’ll discuss scandals facing some big businesses, as well as major updates from GM and Ford. We’ll also talk to LNS Research about 2014 tech trends in manufacturing, and take a look at NASA’s superhero robot.
Telecoms correspondent Daniel Thomas visits the British factory of luxury mobile phone maker Vertu to find out if the titanium-plated, jewel-encrusted smartphone is worth the $6000 price tag.
Experience a virtual tour of GE dishwasher manufacturing in Louisville, KY where over 1,000 people are employed in wire rack fabrication, injection molding, stamping and assembly facilities.
United Technologies CFO Greg Hayes explains why he thinks the current fleet will be the "last procurement" of manned fighter jets.
Rob Cox and Rob Cyran try to make sense of Google's purchase of robotics firm Boston Dynamics, its eighth in the space this year.
GM is designing cars with 3D printing, Ford is scanning each car for paint imperfections the size of a grain of salt, and everyone is making more models on the same line.
As a follow-up to the previous video about a manufacturing facility consisting entirely of 3D printers, reporter Ray Martin discusses the pros and cons of 3D printing.
Reporter Ray Martin takes you on a tour of the Redeye 3D printing factory in Minneapolis — where the world's first 3D printed car was born.
In this episode of MBT’s Manufacturing Newswire, sponsored by Exact, we’ll discuss 3D printed guns and other disruptive technologies, as well as the Saab brand’s resurrection. We’ll also talk to Brad Holcomb of ISM on the latest strong manufacturing numbers, and see Honda’s fun new take on the airbag.
In the second part of Automotive Insights, we’re talking how reshoring and the Southeast’s rise is changing American automaking. Over the last few years, the automotive industry has seen more foreign manufacturers, like Toyota, Honda, and Volkswagen, establishing manufacturing operations here in the U.S.
In the next 20 years, the commercial aircraft industry has a projected value of over $4 trillion. One company in the UAE is aiming, in less than a decade, to be one of the top 3 aerostructure manufacturers in the world. The CEO of Strata Manufacturing discusses how they plan to do that.
Watch how Hammond's Candies has been handmaking candy canes for the last 93 years.
In choosing Mary Barra to succeed retiring CEO Dan Akerson, General Motors will become the first American automaker with a woman at the helm. Barra has been with the company since 1980, and her appointment makes GM the biggest company in America ever to be headed by a woman.
Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens that facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve global collaboration and better share best practices.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says extending unemployment insurance, passing a budget, immigration reform and infrastructure investments will 'build on this progress' in the job market.
As BMW's first full manufacturing plant outside Germany, this South Carolina factory is the sole location that makes the X3, X5 and X6 SUV models. Take a look at the plant and see how these SUVs are put together.
Get your first look at the 50th anniversary edition of the iconic car.
NASA, L’Guarde and Space Services Inc. are preparing for the Sunjammer space mission that in 2015 will see the first deep space deployment of a solar sail. On September 30, the Sunjammer team completed a milestone when they successfully deployed a quarter panel of the spacecraft’s solar sail.
Years in the planning and now becoming a reality, the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility is under construction. Meet the team working on Prelude FLNG as they take you behind the scenes at this mega project.
Learn about the growing complexity within the American automotive landscape, from changes within the Big 3, to the revolution of battery-powered cars like the Tesla Model S, and the fact that an increasing amount of American-made cars are now emerging from the Southeastern states, like Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.