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Sanderson Farms Stands Firm On Antibiotic Use

May 22, 2015 10:18 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Some of the nation's largest chicken producers plan to curb their use of antibiotics in farm animals amid rising health concerns from consumers.

Is The Reshoring Of U.S. Manufacturing A Myth?

May 21, 2015 11:04 am | by KnowledgeAtWharton | Videos | Comments

While it’s true that some companies are bringing manufacturing back to the U.S., just as much...

Thousands Of Gallons Of Crude Oil Spilled Along California Coast

May 21, 2015 9:24 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Authorities along California's central coast are dealing with one of the worst oil spills in...

The Juicy Story Of Florida's Orange Trade

May 20, 2015 12:26 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Enjoy a glass of orange juice in the morning? Here's how that citrus makes its way into your cup...

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Ancient Bacteria Sweat Fuel Under New Mexico's Desert Sun

May 20, 2015 12:23 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Under the desert sun of New Mexico, scientists have engineered ancient bacteria to produce carbon-neutral ethanol using just the sun, waste carbon dioxide and non-potable water. The fuel that results could one day be cheaper than oil.

Automating SOP Management To Improve Quality, Oversight And Efficiency

May 20, 2015 12:07 pm | by Mika Javanainen | Articles | Comments

While quality and compliance rely heavily on the creation, sharing and maintenance of SOPs, it is through automation that optimal SOP management is achieved. 

Texas Ban On Local Fracking Restrictions Signed Into Law

May 20, 2015 10:11 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Local governments in Texas may no longer restrict fracking operations within their jurisdictions following Gov. Greg Abbott's signature of legislation Monday.  


Coke Continues Bottling Overhaul

May 20, 2015 9:57 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Coca-Cola Company recently announced plans to sell territories to two U.S. bottlers, the latest step in an overhaul of its bottling operations.

ConAgra To Close WI Cookie Plant, Lay Off Hundreds

May 20, 2015 9:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

ConAgra Foods plans to close one of its two cookie plants in the eastern Wisconsin city of Ripon, a move that would eliminate about 300 jobs later this year.

Hundreds Of Chicago Jobs In Balance As Mondelez Weighs Mexico Upgrades

May 19, 2015 9:38 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Employees at Mondelez's Chicago bakery are girding for hundreds of job losses as the food and beverage multinational consolidates its operations and upgrades its production lines.

Post Consolidates Cereal-Making Business In Minnesota

May 18, 2015 9:38 am | by Jim Suhr, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Post Holdings Inc. said Friday it will merge two of its cereal businesses, headquarter them in Minnesota and close a New Jersey office as it separately grapples with a widening bird flu outbreak that has forced it to discontinue some products and tweak prices.

Manufacturing Automation: Finding The ROI In A Digital Strategy

May 15, 2015 12:01 pm | by Larry Korak | Articles | Comments

The state of shop floor automation has changed drastically in the last five years as IT capabilities bring advanced software functionality, highly flexible infrastructures and more options in deployment, including SaaS and cloud computing.


Bombardier Says Job Cuts Due To Soft Demand

May 14, 2015 9:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bombardier confirms it will cut more than 1,750 employees in Canada and Northern Ireland over the coming months to adjust for weak demand for some of its business jets.

Retail Group Presses Senators Ahead Of Trade Authority Vote

May 13, 2015 9:53 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The National Retail Foundation is pressuring Senate leaders to authorize Trade Promotional Authority ahead of an initial vote on the provision.

Nike CEO: TPP Deal Lets Us Create Jobs

May 12, 2015 11:23 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Mark Parker, CEO of Nike, talks with Stephanie Ruhle about how the athletic apparel maker would benefit from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement, the company’s overseas production and their plans for digital consumables.

Obama Administration Conditionally Approves Offshore Arctic Drilling

May 12, 2015 9:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Obama administration officials on Monday signed off on a proposal from Shell to drill in arctic Alaskan waters.

Drones Could Enhance Safety At Chemical Plants

May 12, 2015 9:34 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Dow Chemical hopes drones could eventually provide crucial safety services at its plants and take employees out of harm's way.


Making The Machines That Make Machines

May 11, 2015 12:07 pm | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

At the Victor Taichung Machinery Works Co. in Taichung, Taiwan, skilled workers build the machines that build the machines that make the things the world buys. Here's a quick peek into their main plant.

Volvo To Build New Plant In South Carolina

May 11, 2015 10:53 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Volvo on Monday announced South Carolina as the site of its first U.S. auto plant.

Sugar Rush: The Story Behind The Syrup Boom

May 7, 2015 11:35 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Maple syrup production in Vermont has more than doubled in the last decade. Katie Quinn talks to two Vermont farmers about what's behind the increase in demand.

Inside McLaren's High-Tech Auto Lab

May 6, 2015 12:20 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

You might not have heard of British automaker McLaren, but it's one of the biggest names in racing history. Here's a look inside the futuristic factory where they're making a new generation of supercars meant for the street.

Where Every Piece Of Pez Is Made

May 6, 2015 12:16 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

A Kim Kardashian-themed Pez dispenser? Vanessa Yurkevich takes a look at how the candy is made and its cult following.

GM's New Chief Officer On Being In The Driver's Seat

May 4, 2015 12:02 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Mary Barra is General Motors' relatively new CEO. The company is celebrating the production of its 500th million car this week, and Anna Werner sat down with Barra to discuss her plans for remaking GM in the wake of its bankruptcy and the recalls of defective cars.

This Is How You Hand-Make A Rolls-Royce

April 30, 2015 11:20 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

The Rolls-Royce is an icon of luxury. Here's a look at the Rolls factory in Goodwood, England where young people use traditional methods to hand-craft almost every inch of a Rolls-Royce.

Durable Goods Orders Up, But Business Investment Falls Again

April 27, 2015 10:53 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

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.

American, United Delay, Change Boeing 787 Orders

April 27, 2015 9:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand.

Boeing Tops 1Q Profit Forecasts, Airplane Deliveries Rise

April 22, 2015 10:19 am | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | News | Comments

Boeing Co. delivered more airliners in the first quarter, offsetting sluggish results in the defense side of its business and pushing its first-quarter earnings up 38 percent.

Kraft Mac & Cheese Shedding The Dyes

April 21, 2015 9:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

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.

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