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GM Stops Production At Its Single Plant In Russia

July 2, 2015 9:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors has halted production at its single assembly plant in Russia as sales have plummeted amid an economic downturn.

Tesla Tops 11K Vehicles Delivered In Second Quarter

July 2, 2015 9:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000...

Are Robots Boosting Bottom Lines?

July 1, 2015 12:24 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Rethink Robotics CEO Scott Eckert and Steve Jurvetson, a partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson,...

Study: Fracking Doesn't Have To Be Rough On The Environment

June 29, 2015 9:27 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Researchers at Northwestern University believe that improving the operational efficiency of...

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How A Legendary Bourbon Beer Is Made

June 26, 2015 11:38 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Chicago-based Goose Island is one of the most well-known and respected craft beer companies in the U.S., and their signature product is the limited edition Bourbon County Stout.

In The Driver's Seat

June 26, 2015 11:21 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Articles | Comments

Chicago-area technology manufacturer MBX Systems saved more than $700,000 and increased net profit 23 percent by soliciting employee ideas for working smarter. 

Boeing CEO Transition Could Impact Relationship With Unions

June 26, 2015 9:44 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Aerospace industry observers largely praised Jim McNerney's tenure as CEO of Boeing for rebuilding the company's credibility and boosting its bottom line.


Milwaukee Tool To Expand Mississippi Plant

June 25, 2015 10:23 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Milwaukee Tool announced a $16.8 million expansion of its Greenwood, Mississippi plant that will create 126 new jobs.

How To Get Your Weirdest Ideas Manufactured In The U.S.

June 24, 2015 12:27 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Maker's Row is a platform for connecting users with over 6,000 apparel and furniture manufacturers in the U.S. and might bring "Made in America" to the 21st century. 

Airbus A320 U.S. Manufacturing Facility: Employee Training

June 23, 2015 12:08 pm | by Airbus | Videos | Comments

Go behind the scenes as employees for Airbus’ first U.S. manufacturing facility — which will begin producing A319, A320 and A321 jetliners in Mobile, Alabama during 2015 — undergo on-the-job training at the company’s Hamburg, Germany site. 

How Mexico Is Winning The Car Manufacturing War

June 23, 2015 11:56 am | by The National | Videos | Comments

Mexico's auto sector is booming, while Canada's is dwindling. Amanda Lang finds out why.

Hershey To Cut Jobs, Lowers Revenue Outlook

June 19, 2015 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hershey is expected to cut about 300 jobs by the end of the year as it looks to simplify its operations. The candy maker also cut its revenue outlook for the year.


Corona Brewer Spending Billions to Meet Growing Demand, Regulatory Deadline

June 18, 2015 11:06 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The U.S. distributor of Corona and other prominent Mexican beer brands is investing $2 billion in its brewery near the Texas border as a deadline looms for the company to produce all of its own beer.

Ford Racing To Keep Up With Demand For F-150

June 15, 2015 12:21 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford talks about the automaker's return to the Le Mans race in 2016 with the GT sportscar, production of the aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup, business strategy and the outlook for consolidation in the auto industry.

GM To Cut 100 Jobs Amid Slower Sales

June 15, 2015 10:17 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

General Motors plans to cut 100 jobs at its Orion Assembly plant in suburban Detroit, according to reports.

Jeni's Halts Production After Listeria Again Found In Plant

June 15, 2015 9:37 am | by Mitch Stacy, Associated Press | News | Comments

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has found listeria in its plant again and has halted production and closed retail shops for the second time since April, the company said Friday.

Track And Trace Technology: One Cure For The Common Recall

June 12, 2015 11:27 am | by Jack Payne | Articles | Comments

For the most part companies are stepping up and taking accountability when contamination strikes, but the food and beverage manufacturing industry has much more work to do to prevent the endangerment of lives.


The Recession Created This Burger

June 11, 2015 11:57 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Demand for burgers at high-end restaurants spiked during the financial crisis. So steakhouses started making patties with their best meat. Watch how prime, dry-aged steaks get turned into a humble patty.

PepsiCo R&D Efforts Spawned 3D-Printed Potato Chip

June 11, 2015 9:50 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

One of the recent product offerings from PepsiCo got its start on a 3D printer, a result of the soft drink giant's increased emphasis on research and development.

U.S. Productivity Fell In First Quarter While Labor Costs Up

June 4, 2015 10:05 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

U.S. worker productivity declined more sharply in the first three months of the year than previously thought while labor costs rose more quickly.

Coke Unveils Bottle Made Entirely From Plant Materials

June 3, 2015 11:42 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

PlantBottle packaging uses patented technology that converts natural sugars found in plants into the ingredients for making PET plastic bottles.

Tesla Batteries Behind Florida Solar Project

June 1, 2015 10:17 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Tesla's highly-touted power storage system is being put to use by a new solar panel system in Florida.

Craft Brewers Choosing To Stay Small, Local

May 28, 2015 11:03 am | by The Associated Press | Videos | Comments

A small brewery in Maine is part of an explosion of local breweries that see their mission as catering to their home base rather than developing into a big business.

ADM Moving Away From Ethanol, High Fructose Corn Syrup

May 27, 2015 10:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Archer Daniels Midland is shifting toward new uses for corn in light of lagging demand for two of its most prominent products.

Report: 80,000 U.S. Workers Now Employed By Chinese Companies

May 27, 2015 9:47 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recent report says the number of American workers employed directly by Chinese companies increased more than five-fold in the past five years.

Provision In Senate Trade Package Hopes To Lift U.S. Steel Industry

May 27, 2015 9:36 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A measure intended to root out currency manipulation headlined a package of trade legislation passed by the U.S. Senate earlier this month.

Tequila Takes Its Shot At The Global Market

May 26, 2015 11:51 am | by USA TODAY | Videos | Comments

Clay Risen, author of American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit, takes us inside the high end tequila boom.

The Industrial IoT Enables The First Factory Of The Future

May 26, 2015 11:46 am | by Andy Chang | Articles | Comments

By adding intelligence to its tools and shop floor systems, Airbus’ production process is becoming more efficient, ultimately bringing planes and aerospace equipment to market faster.

Orders For Durable Goods Drop In April

May 26, 2015 10:03 am | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell slightly in April. But a category that reflects business investment posted a second increase, a hopeful sign that this key sector is starting to revive.

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