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Fuji Heavy Considering New Plant To Make Parts For Boeing 777X

April 15, 2014 9:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. is considering building a plant in central Japan to make parts for Boeing Co.'s next-generation 777X passenger jets, company officials said Tuesday.                     

Inside Streit's Matzo Factory

April 14, 2014 11:53 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Matzo is an important part of any Passover Seder. Nancy Giles visits Streit’s Matzo Factory on...

Oshkosh Corp. Laying Off 760

April 11, 2014 9:24 am | by Dinesh Ramde, Associated Press | News | Comments

Oshkosh Corp. said Thursday it plans to eliminate about 760 jobs from its defense division this...

Will Textiles Manufacturing Survive In America?

April 7, 2014 12:40 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Blogs | Comments

The apparel industry has long been highly competitive, and in an era where many of the country’s...

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Fruit Of The Loom Moving Some Operations From Ky. To Honduras

April 7, 2014 9:32 am | by Adam Beam, Associated Press | News | Comments

More than 600 workers will lose their jobs under Fruit of the Loom's plans to close its plant in Jamestown, Ky. The company said it was moving the plant's textile operations to Honduras to save money.               

Heineken Investing $100M In Haiti Brewery

April 7, 2014 9:23 am | by Trenton Daniel, Associated Press | News | Comments

The relatively large investment is significant because many international companies have been reluctant to spend money in Haiti because of a business climate hampered by red tape, allegations of corruption and a flimsy infrastructure.     

Milwaukee Group Wants To Bring Pabst Blue Ribbon Home

April 4, 2014 11:20 am | by Carrie Antlfinger, Associated Press | News | Comments

A small group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of Miwaukee's proud history by buying Pabst Brewing Co. from a California executive in hopes of returning the brand to its birthplace, possibly as a city-owned brewery.       

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Boeing Delivers 161 Aircraft In 1Q

April 3, 2014 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Boeing delivered 161 commercial airplanes in the first quarter, nearly an 18 percent increase from last year, as it ramps up production to meet demand.                             

Behind The Scenes At Mars' New Candy Factory

April 3, 2014 12:52 pm | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Mars recently held the grand opening of its new $270 million factory that will churn out Peanut M&Ms and Snickers. CBS News gets a behind-the-scenes look at the family-run business that has been making candy for longer than 100 years.

U.S. Auto Sales Expected To Rise

April 1, 2014 1:15 pm | by Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

Automakers said Tuesday that new car and truck sales picked up speed halfway through March, culminating in a strong final weekend.                                   

Auto News: The Latest From Ford, BMW, GM, FCA & Rolls-Royce

March 31, 2014 12:26 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

A lot has happened with U.S.-based automakers since the end of last week. Here’s a look at the major news and announcements to recently come out of the auto industry.                        

Fiat Chrysler Aims For 4.5M Car Sales In 2014

March 31, 2014 9:35 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says the combined automaker aims to sell 4.5 million to 4.6 million cars this year.                                     

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FCA: Merged Company Can Output 6M Cars Per Year

March 31, 2014 7:45 am | by Colleen Barry, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said Monday that the merged company will be able to increase production to more than 6 million cars a year, a level he has long said is the minimum for an automaker to compete in the global market.

GM's Opel To Pull Out Of China

March 28, 2014 9:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors Co.'s Opel unit will end its small presence in the Chinese market — a decision its chief executive describes as long-overdue.                               

Ford Adding 300 Jobs In Ohio

March 28, 2014 9:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford says it will invest $500 million and add 300 jobs at its engine plant in northwestern Ohio so that it can begin making a new V-6 engine.                               

$270M Chocolate Plant Highlights U.S.'s Sweet Tooth

March 27, 2014 9:21 am | by John Hanna, Associated Press | News | Comments

Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.         

GE Aviation To Build 200-Job Indiana Engine Plant

March 26, 2014 1:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GE Aviation plans to invest $92 million and create 200 jobs at a jet engine manufacturing plant in Lafayette, a report said Tuesday.                               

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U.S. Manufacturing Orders Pick Up Steam

March 26, 2014 12:34 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

A combination of abnormally severe weather, an inventory correction from excessive stocks built up late last year and sluggish overall economic growth in the first quarter of 2014 are weighing on manufacturing activity, but things are picking up. 

Amy's Kitchen To Open New Orange County Plant

March 26, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Empire State Development says the company will invest nearly $100 million and build a 500,000-square-foot organic food-manufacturing plant with nearly 700 new jobs.                         

Texas Gov. Perry Sees Pros Of Tesla Direct Sales

March 25, 2014 1:28 pm | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | News | Comments

Perry cites the natural change in society and economic structures as the underpinning of why it’s the right choice now — things just aren’t sold the same way today as they were even 10 years ago, he argues.             

Global Unrest Does Affect U.S. Manufacturing

March 25, 2014 12:02 pm | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | Blogs | Comments

As tensions between Russia and the United States continue to increase, global businesses will face disruption and, for some, opportunity.                                 

RV Maker Adding Workers In Indiana

March 25, 2014 9:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A recreational vehicle maker is adding workers for a third production line at a northern Indiana factory.                                         

Exports Soar In Washington With Boeing's Help

March 24, 2014 1:39 pm | by Richard Read, The Oregonian | News | Comments

The focus on Boeing, the nation's biggest exporter, brings up a more fundamental difference between Washington and Oregon that has national implications.                            

Manufacturing Falls In China To 8-month Low

March 24, 2014 11:17 am | by Kelvin Chan, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

China's manufacturing fell to an eight-month low in March in another sign of slowing growth in the world's No. 2 economy.                                     

The Last Big U.S. Bike Maker

March 24, 2014 10:45 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Worksman Cycles has been making industrial tricycles and consumer bicycles for more than 100 years in New York City.                                       

GAF Roofing To Invest $149M In New Factory

March 21, 2014 12:23 pm | by Missouri Department of Economic Development | News | Comments

North America’s largest roofing manufacturer plans to build a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Moberly, Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon announced.                             

Bombardier: Unrest In Ukraine Could Delay Russian Deal

March 21, 2014 9:39 am | by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

The international crises over events in Crimea could affect Bombardier's efforts to finalize negotiations for a joint venture to build Q-400 turboprops in Russia, the manufacturer said Thursday.                

Honda Celebrates 10 Millionth American-Made Accord

March 20, 2014 9:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Honda is marking a big milestone at its Marysville plant in central Ohio as the automaker celebrates the completion of 10 million American-made Accords.                            

Siemens Building Locomotives For U.S. Rail Projects

March 19, 2014 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Siemens has won a contract to build 32 diesel-electric locomotives for high-speed rail projects in the Midwest and on the West Coast.                                 

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