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.
Stalled hiring in the manufacturing sector, coupled with a substantial rise in the in America’s...
Attorneys general for the states contend the California law violates the interstate commerce...
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.
Navigating the complex landscape of expected process improvements, functional requirements, the realities of software capabilities, integration with your IT landscape and best practices can be quite daunting. What are some of the leading approaches being taken as part of these software selections and solution implementations?
The automaker says it is shifting production from Mexico to Ohio.
Pfizer said Thursday it is recalling some lots of its antidepressant Effexor XR over quality control issues.
U.S. hiring improved in February from the previous two months despite a blast of wintry weather, likely renewing hopes that growth will accelerate this year.
In this episode of MBT's Manufacturing Newswire, we'll discuss the latest on new manufacturing hubs, as well as a partnership for batteries. We'll also talk about the near-perfect supercar and take a look at the AllSee gesture technology.
A federal judge in California has denied Apple's request to permanently ban Samsung from selling 23 older-model smartphones and tablets that a jury found infringed on patents held by the maker of iPhones and iPads.
A North Carolina judge says Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate the source of groundwater pollution at its coal ash dumps.
The top U.S. military officer says it will take two years of study and billions of dollars to overcome the loss of security to military operations and tactics revealed by Edward Snowden.
aPriori 2014r1 delivers new enterprise capabilities that enable users to better predict product costs in complex global manufacturing environments and supply chains; cost more different types of products and parts; and continue to expand usage across the enterprise so more resources can identify and act on product cost reduction opportunities.
Senators say they're frustrated with the government's slow pace at writing new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery freight train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment.
With the release of its new Energy Monitoring software module, Lighthouse Systems aims to help manufacturers monitor all their energy consumption, correlate the energy consumed to relevant production assets or output and to upload that data to relevant cost entries in the company’s ERP system.
As the mainstream era of 3D printing takes off, discussion centers on recent chatter in the financial sector over the performance of the Big 3 in additive manufacturing.
Car makers are increasingly trying to rediscover their design flair in all shapes and sizes as seen at the Geneva International Motor Show.
CIOs from companies in all walks of business are using the Target breach as a rallying point to call attention to their struggle and garner additional funds and manpower to fight digital threats.
Two men were convicted of stealing a secret formula for making a chemical used to whiten products and selling it to a competitor controlled by the Chinese government.
Flush with cash and high stock prices, companies are buying up the competition at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble.
U.S. productivity grew at an even slower annual rate than previously thought in the final three months of last year, but economists are hoping productivity growth will revive in 2014.
Thirty-five factories were closed or torn down as part of the government's drive to clear up China's notoriously smoggy skies, but shutting plants has taken a human and economic toll in lost jobs and income.
All over the world, ideas from TIers are constantly being put into action, resulting in revolutionary and incremental innovations. From state-of-the-art, advanced technological advances to very low-tech, simple fixes, these ideas make fabrication and assembly/test plants more efficient and productive while lowering costs.
Tech innovator EWI of Columbus, Ohio, has announced the start of a joint venture with Cumberland & Western Resources of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to commercialize newly-developed manufacturing technologies.
The settlement means consumers can start filing claims to recoup the money they overpaid as a result of chip makers engaging in unlawful anti-competitive practices to inflate prices.
Qoros Auto is trying to leverage its European executives' management and design expertise and its competitive Chinese manufacturing footprint.
U.S. safety regulators are demanding that General Motors turn over documents detailing what the company knew when about a dangerous ignition problem that has been linked to 13 car-crash deaths.
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