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By The Numbers: Top Metros For Manufacturing Growth

May 27, 2015 | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor | Comments

The report ranks cities based on growth rate and jobs created.

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Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

Alaska Governor Tours Shell Oil Rig In Seattle

May 28, 2015 3:14 pm | by Puong Le, The Associated Press | Comments

"We're a state that embraces the state's development of our resources," Gov. Bill Walker said.


Breaking Down The #GoogleIO2015 Event

May 28, 2015 3:08 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor | Comments

My breakdown (in tweets) of the #GoogleIO2015 event.


Automakers, Government To Reveal Models In Expanded Takata Recall

May 28, 2015 3:01 pm | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | Comments

These models were released by manufacturers and U.S. and Canadian safety regulators.


Ohio House OKs Ban On Pure Caffeine, Powdered Alcohol Sales

May 28, 2015 2:46 pm | by Ann Sanner, The Associated Press | Comments

The legislation would make it a misdemeanor offense to sell the products.


GM Adding Shift, Upgrading Michigan Plant That Makes Camaro

May 28, 2015 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

GM announced plans to spend $175 million at the plant for new tooling and equipment.


UAW Rival At VW Represented By Union Avoidance Expert

May 28, 2015 2:33 pm | by Erik Schelzig, The Associated Press | Comments

The group to the brands itself as local, independent and free of outside influence.


FCC Head Seeks To Narrow Digital Divide With New Proposals

May 28, 2015 2:06 pm | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | Comments

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has called broadband a critical service for modern life.


Why A Shrinking U.S. Economy Isn't Cause For Fear

May 28, 2015 1:45 pm | by Martin Crustinger, AP Economics Writer | Comments

The first quarter probably saw a shrinking economy, but few see a reason to panic.


Volvo App To Connect With Smartwatches

May 28, 2015 12:27 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Drivers will soon be able to connect their smartwatches to their cars.


EPA Plans Temporary Pesticide Restrictions While Bees Feed

May 28, 2015 9:48 am | by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer | Comments

The rule would create temporary pesticide-free zones.


California Awards $250M To Career Prep Programs

May 27, 2015 8:06 pm | by Lisa Leff, The Associated Press | Comments

Represented career fields include agriculture, IT and advanced manufacturing.


Labor Secretary Checks Out Training Programs At Shipyards

May 27, 2015 5:22 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

An aging workforce underscores the importance of training a new generation of workers.


New Federal Rules On Stream Protection Hailed, Criticized

May 27, 2015 5:14 pm | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | Comments

House Speaker Boehner called the rules "a raw and tyrannical power grab."


Software Glitch Can Cause iPhones To Crash

May 27, 2015 5:08 pm | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Some pranksters are using the glitch to crash other peoples' phones.


Texas Oil Industry Largely Unaffected By Flooding

May 27, 2015 5:03 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The state's pipelines and oil refineries also remain in operation.


Report Calls For Public Investment In 3D Printing

May 27, 2015 3:21 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

The study anticipates that the technology will mean rapid changes for regional economies.


Do Your Business Processes Need A Spring Cleanup? Ask These Four Questions

May 27, 2015 3:19 pm | by Jeff Frankel | Comments

See how much spring cleaning you really need to do to make the most of 2015.


SpaceX Receives Certification For U.S. Military Launches

May 27, 2015 3:07 pm | by Jacob Meister, Digital Reporter | Comments

SpaceX is just the second company to receive the green light from the U.S. Air Force.


Distillery Owner, Injured Worker Sue Still-Maker After Fatal Explosion

May 27, 2015 2:57 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A distillery owner and one of his employees are suing after an explosion killed another worker.


Unemployment Rates Fell In 23 U.S. States In April

May 27, 2015 1:55 pm | by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer | Comments

Nationwide, employers added a healthy 223,000 jobs in April.



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