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Purchases of long-lasting manufactured goods in March jumped by the largest amount in eight months, but a closer look reveals that businesses kept pruning their investment plans.
A new report said technological innovation and increased educational attainment fueled a dramatic increase in manufacturing productivity in recent decades.
General Motors will stop making the Chevrolet Volt for four weeks in June and July due to slow sales and to deal with the change to an all-new version of the gas-electric hybrid car.
Tesla's first-quarter new vehicle deliveries climbed 55 percent from a year earlier to more than 10,000 cars.
Bob Vila visits the Global Solar factory in Tucson, AZ to see how the company manufactures its unique solar-electric (photovoltaic) devices.
A look at Jaguar's Castle Bromwich assembly plant in Castle Vale, Birmingham, England where the Jaguar XF, XJ and F-Type models are made.
Toyota Motor Corp. is ready to ramp up its growth again, emerging from an intentional soul-searching lull brought on by its massive global recall scandal that began in 2009.
Mercedes-Benz is recalling just over 30,000 CLS-Class cars in the U.S. because the LED tail lamps may not light properly on the sides.
American manufacturers faced $24.6 billion in pollution abatement costs last year, a total far higher than the amount in many competing nations, according to a recent analysis.
Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is denying reports that construction has been delayed on its gigafactory about 15 miles east of Reno.
Lawmakers from both parties this week called for wholesale changes at the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, including the resignation of its chairman following allegations he and other top officials violated federal records law.
The owner of Dell's Maraschino Cherries committed suicide yesterday after his marijuana-growing operation was discovered at the Brooklyn factory.
An Alcoa employee was killed Monday evening at a plant in eastern Tennessee, according to media reports.
As the impending OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) deadline of June 15, 2015 approaches, businesses are faced with the urgent need to define their strategy for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Here are 7 key questions related to these challenges that organizations need to ask in moving forward with a GHS initiative.
Some Republican lawmakers from a southeastern Tennessee county that's home to a Volkswagen plant are raising questions about a $300 million incentive package for the German automaker because of the United Auto Workers union's role at the facility.
The Imaging Source, an international manufacturer of machine vision cameras, has just announced the immediately availability of new USB 3.0 industrial cameras with a resolution of 10 MP.
Amazon Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations Dave Clark discusses the company’s army of Kiva robots that help box and ship products.
Volkswagen plans to cut billions in operating costs by 2017. That means making the world's biggest auto plant, in Wolfsburg, Germany, more efficient.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
Tesla has five states bidding up subsidy packages to land its coveted battery plant. The winner is expected to offer the luxury car-maker publicly financed incentives exceeding a half-billion dollars.
Authorities say a 28-year-old man has been killed in an accident involving heavy equipment being moved at a northern New York manufacturing plant.
An aviation museum announced Monday it has signed an agreement to buy a 144,000-square-foot slice of the Michigan factory where the original Rosie the Riveter worked during World War II.
Alcoa Power and Propulsion plans to invest $25 million in new technology at its Hampton, Virginia operation.
The assembly line at the Chrysler plant in Belvidere is up and running again after being shut down when an industrial accident at an area parts supplier halted deliveries.
A group trying to save a slice of the factory west of Detroit raised $7 million, but it needs $8 million and has until Thursday to make that happen. If the Save the Bomber Plant campaign fails, a piece of U.S. history will be lost forever.
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