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Micro Robots Drive Bayer's High-Tech Vision

April 17, 2015 11:43 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Pharmaceutical company Bayer has found success by shifting its focus to life sciences, and introducing technology and automation into every stage of its processes.

GE Posts $13.6 Billion Loss On Finance Unit Sale

April 17, 2015 9:47 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The industrial heart of GE posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an...

One Up-And-Coming Company Gives Detroit A Chance

April 16, 2015 11:10 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Steven Bock heads up Shinola, but it’s not the shoeshine Shinola your grandfather remembers....

Toyota To Build $1B Corolla Plant In Mexico

April 16, 2015 9:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Toyota announced plans Wednesday to construct a new billion-dollar manufacturing plant in Mexico...

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Digital Factories: The Fourth Industrial Revolution?

April 15, 2015 11:21 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation. 

A Beer That Is Literally Out Of This World

April 14, 2015 10:45 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Oregon-based Ninkasi Brewing Company just released 'Ground Control,' a beer made with yeast that's been sent to space and back.

Study: College Educations Drive U.S. Economic Growth, Including Manufacturing

April 14, 2015 9:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A new report said technological innovation and increased educational attainment fueled a dramatic increase in manufacturing productivity in recent decades.

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Why Everyone In The U.S. Will Feel California's Drought

April 10, 2015 11:32 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

As the drought in California enters a fourth year, consumers across the country could pay the price at the supermarket

GM To Suspend Volt Production For 4 Weeks This Summer

April 10, 2015 10:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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.

Analysts: Could Oil Industry Consolidation Mirror 1990s?

April 10, 2015 10:06 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Energy sector observers expect that the $70 billion proposed deal between Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group should be just the first in a wave of oil industry consolidation.

China's 'Hell On Earth' Mineral Refineries

April 9, 2015 9:33 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

At the beginning of the world's high-tech supply chain is a "dystopian and horrifying" industrial ecosystem deep within China's interior.

Survey: Manufacturers Optimistic Despite Stronger Dollar

April 8, 2015 10:11 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Manufacturing executives are more optimistic about the U.S. economy than at any point in nearly 10 years, according to the latest quarterly survey from PwC US.

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U.S. Again Leads In Petroleum And Natural Gas Production

April 8, 2015 9:46 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. led the world in petroleum and natural gas production for a third consecutive year in 2014, according to a new report.

America's Oldest Cheese Cave

April 7, 2015 11:23 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Murray's Cheese in New York City is aging cheeses in their very own cheese caves. Vanessa Yurkevich goes inside to see if it makes a difference to your taste buds, and your wallet.

Volkswagen Seeks To Increase Planned Expansion By 25 Percent

April 7, 2015 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Volkswagen is seeking to add to a planned expansion announced last year to produce a new sport utility vehicle in Tennessee.

Report: Job Stats Should Include Broader View Of Manufacturing

April 1, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

U.S. job training efforts and economic statistics should include a broader look at manufacturing processes, according to a recent report by the Brookings Institution.

Manufacturing Photovoltaic Devices At The Global Solar Factory

March 31, 2015 12:16 pm | by Bob Vila | Videos | Comments

Bob Vila visits the Global Solar factory in Tucson, AZ to see how the company manufactures its unique solar-electric (photovoltaic) devices.

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Jaguar Manufacturing, Castle Bromwich Assembly Plant

March 31, 2015 12:02 pm | by AutoMotoTV | Videos | Comments

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. 

Volvo Announces Plans To Construct U.S. Plant

March 31, 2015 10:05 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo on Monday confirmed it will open a new manufacturing plant in the U.S., a move the Swedish automaker said makes it a “global car manufacturer.”

Low Crude Prices Curb Job Growth For Oil-Producing States

March 31, 2015 9:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. gained 295,000 jobs in February to continue strong hiring patterns from 2014, according to monthly data from federal officials.

Behind The Historic U.S. Oil Supply Glut

March 26, 2015 11:37 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Societe Generale Global Head of Oil Research Michael Wittner discusses rising U.S. oil stockpiles.

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Stumbled In February

March 26, 2015 10:45 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest installment of disappointing data this quarter that suggests the economy has hit a soft patch.

China Manufacturing Lowest In Nearly A Year

March 24, 2015 11:32 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing fell to the lowest level in nearly a year as new orders shrank, according to a report Tuesday that underscored the weakening outlook for the world's second biggest economy.

Lawsuit Claims High Levels Of Arsenic In Top-Selling Wines

March 20, 2015 11:07 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

A proposed class action lawsuit was filed Thursday in California that claims some of the country's top selling wines have high levels of arsenic. Some brands have up to four and five times the maximum amount the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows for drinking water.  

Saudi Arabia Looks To U.S. To Develop Shale Deposits

March 19, 2015 9:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Saudi Arabia has a long history of recruiting skilled workers from the West to develop its vast oil reserves. The country, however, also possesses shale oil deposits, and observers say the current oil market provides an opportunity for the Saudis to begin developing those resources.

Whiskey Sales Soar, Lead Spirits Industry

March 18, 2015 12:14 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The founder and CEO of 2 Gingers, Kieran Folliard, discusses rising U.S. whiskey sales.

Scientists Develop New Carbon Capture Technology

March 17, 2015 10:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Scientists from the University of California-Berkeley believe a newly developed material could allow power plants to cheaply and easily capture carbon emissions.

Report: Robotic Welding To Grow Sharply By 2020

March 11, 2015 11:35 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released report expects revenues for the robotic welding market to increase by nearly 40 percent as emerging nations gain awareness of its potential benefits

How Robots Are Saving The Dairy Farm

March 10, 2015 12:12 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Today’s dairy farm is a far cry from what ads and movies would have you believe. Cows go to robotic milking stations on their own, where they are identified, milked, and sent back out to the barn until the next milking. Sam Grobart visited Sunny Glade Farm where robots handle most of the work and the cows like it just fine.

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