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Making America Great: Snapshots Across Manufacturing

March 2, 2015 | by Staff | Videos | Comments

There’s nothing quite like watching things being made. One of the most amazing aspects of covering manufacturing is the on-site access we receive when writing about this sector’s most dynamic companies. Over the course of the last year or so, and several...

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In The Mix: 3 Cool Uses For Algae

July 31, 2015 2:51 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Kari Imberg, Editors | Videos

Consider these three cool new ways scientists are using different types of algae.


Watch The New Aluminum Ford F-150's Crash Test

July 31, 2015 9:45 am | by CNN Money | Videos

Ford's new aluminum F-150 got mixed results in the IIHS small overlap front crash test.


Manufacturing Minute: The Hyperloop Moves Closer To Reality

July 30, 2015 1:47 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Editor | Videos

Also in this episode, unions might get overhauled and self-driving taxis are coming.


Hacking A 'Smart' Sniper Rifle

July 30, 2015 10:32 am | by WIRED | Videos

Hacking into the TrackingPoint self-aiming rifles can make the guns miss the target.


In The Mix: Busted! The Truth Behind 3 Food Fads

July 29, 2015 10:43 am | by Kari Imberg, Meagan Parrish, Editors | Videos

We're busting away three trendy myths in food processing.


Industry Insider: What Amazon Business Means For Industrial Distributors, Pt. 2

July 29, 2015 10:02 am | by Industrial Distribution | Videos

Jack Keough talks about how distributors' practices will be affected by Amazon Business.


The Fastest Sedan You Can Buy

July 28, 2015 2:56 pm | by CNN Money | Videos

It's the fastest production sedan ever and probably has the best name: the Dodge Charger Hellcat.


Manufacturing Minute: Record Auto Recall Fine

July 28, 2015 2:01 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

Also in this episode, the cities driving industrial growth and an electric flying car.


BMW Visit Could Signal Apple Is Working On Its Own Car

July 27, 2015 2:31 pm | by Newsy | Videos

Apple execs reportedly visited BMW's production line in Germany to study the i3 electric car.


From The Top: Microsoft's Colin Masson On Cloud Computing

July 27, 2015 12:22 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

Tomorrow's successful manufacturing business will be utilizing cloud computing to manage at least some aspects of their business.


The 100 Most Beautiful Airplanes At Oshkosh Fly-In

July 24, 2015 3:11 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

Check out aircrafts of all shapes and sizes, from vintage WWII bombers to custom gliders.


Regs, Safety & Recalls: Booze, Drugs And Rock 'N' Roll

July 24, 2015 2:08 pm | by Kari Imberg, Meagan Parrish, Jesse Osborne, Editors | Videos

A bill that might allow you to ship alcohol, a new use for marijuana and Neil Young's GMO crusade.


Lululemon Now Makes Beer To Go With Its Yoga Pants

July 24, 2015 10:13 am | by Buzz60 | Videos

Yoga pants purveyor Lululemon is getting into the beer business with it's own special brew. 


Manufacturing Minute: Protecting Your Car From Cyberattacks

July 23, 2015 10:38 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Videos

Also in this episode, "smart" factories of the future and indestructible tablets.


Regs, Safety & Recalls: Why Is GMO Slamming Still A Thing?

July 22, 2015 12:07 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Jesse Osborne | Videos

This first installment also looks at Blue Bell's comeback and soaring egg prices.


The World's First Car With A Heartbeat

July 22, 2015 10:15 am | by LexusAustralia | Videos

Lexus built a car that glows in time with the driver's heartbeat.


Industry Insider: What Does Amazon Business Really Mean For Industrial Distributors?

July 22, 2015 9:44 am | by Industrial Distribution Staff | Videos

Editors Anna Wells and Mike Hockett discuss the impact of Amazon Business on industrial distributors.


The 10 Ways Driverless Cars Will Redefine The Future

July 21, 2015 3:18 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

McKinsey & Co Principal Dominik Wee discusses the future for driverless cars.


Manufacturing Minute: Competition For Tesla

July 21, 2015 1:20 pm | by Jon Minnick, Editor | Videos

Also in this episode, a hitchhiking robot and the latest on rail safety.


Is This The Ultimate Hack-Proof Smartphone?

July 20, 2015 2:58 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos

Smartphone apps might make life more convenient, but there are concerns over their security.



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