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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.
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.
Chrysler said it is withdrawing requests for financial aid for plants in Windsor and Brampton because the projects have become a "political football."
Lockheed Martin broke ground for its Pike County Operations' Long Range Strike Systems cruise missile production annex in Troy, Alabama.
Poor sales of the new Dodge Dart have pushed Chrysler to temporarily lay off 325 employees at the assembly plant that produces the compact sedans.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in February for the ninth consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 57th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
The Jeep Renegade is “designed in America and crafted in Italy,” according to the company, and will be first assembled at the Melfi Assembly Plant — a far cry from Jeep’s assembly headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, or even North America.
The CEO of Deere & Co. says he is optimistic that demand for construction equipment and other advanced machinery will strengthen while farm equipment sales will slump.
Subaru is moving ahead with its plans for spending more than $400 million to prepare its Lafayette factory for production of a new vehicle while significantly scaling back the expectations for additional jobs.
Friday marks the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers there rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union. So far there's little sign of any pending announcement.
Tipke Manufacturing, based in Spokane, WA, does metal fabrication for companies like Boeing and Genie Industries. They have made a living on intermediate volume manufacturing, being more flexible for their customers.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.
Panasonic Corp. is considering setting up a new plant jointly with Tesla Motors Inc. in the United States to make lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, sources close to the matter said Wednesday.
French automakers Renault and Peugeot are looking belatedly to China to revive their flagging fortunes but picked a tough time to try to expand. Three decades after Volkswagen became the first global automaker to produce cars in China in 1984, Renault SA announced plans in December for a Chinese factory.
The White House announced Sunday the The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), set to open this spring in metro Detroit. It’s the latest hub in the Obama administration’s National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), and it’s expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within the next five years.
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Drillers, business leaders and politicians are hoping the natural gas boom is so big that it brings life to Pittsburgh's stagnant manufacturing sector. The rush of gas from the Marcellus shale and other formations can provide cheap fuel for a renaissance in domestic plastic- and steelmaking.
Mexico is on track to replace the Asian automotive giant as the second-largest exporter of cars to the United States by the end of the year.
China's manufacturing contracted for a second straight month in February as a mainstay of the world's No. 2 economy loses momentum amid government efforts to rein in credit and investment growth.
Without solid numbers, many have assumed that most of the offshored jobs go to developing countries where workers are paid near-poverty wages in less than ideal working conditions. However, the researchers said public fear that offshoring to lower-cost countries is putting downward pressure on U.S. jobs may be overblown.
Spring water bottler Crystal Geyser's plans to tap an aquifer at the base of Mount Shasta in far Northern California is running into opposition from some residents, environmentalists and Native American tribes.
The company said Tuesday that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain thousands of area jobs in the years to come. Construction on the new facility is scheduled to begin later this year.
Faced with stubbornly low prices for aluminum due to global overcapacity, Alcoa has been idling and closing smelters to reduce capacity. When the last moves are completed, Alcoa will have cut its smelting capacity by 17 percent.
On the first of three days of voting at the Chattanooga plant, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker all but guaranteed that the German automaker would announce within two weeks that it would build a new midsized sport utility vehicle at its only U.S. factory instead of sending the work to Mexico.
Gov. Robert Bentley, U.S. senators Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby and others plan to commemorate the production of the 3-millionth engine at Toyota Motor Manufacturing's plant in Huntsville.
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