Advertisement
News
Subscribe to Manufacturing.net News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

Today in Manufacturing

Daily news and top headlines for manufacturing professionals

Boeing And Alcoa Sign $1 Billion Contract

September 11, 2014 10:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Leading aerospace manufacturer Alcoa has signed a long-term contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products to Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and...

TOPICS:

Tech Giants Struggle With FDA Regulations

September 11, 2014 10:00 am | by Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer | Comments

From Apple's new smartwatch that tracks heartbeats to contact lenses that measure blood sugar, Silicon Valley is pouring billions into gadgets and apps designed to transform health care. But the tech giants that have famously disrupted so many industries are now facing...

TOPICS:

BlackBerry Acquires Movirtu, Allows Multiple Numbers On One Device

September 11, 2014 9:39 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. This improves device management in...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

China's Auto Sales Slow In August

September 11, 2014 8:54 am | by Joe Mcdonald - AP Business Writer | Comments

China's auto sales growth decelerated further in August to 8.5 percent while sales of SUVs surged by nearly a third. Drivers in the world's biggest auto market by vehicle sales bought 1.5 million passenger cars in August, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers said Thursday. Total...

TOPICS:

BlackArrow Announces European Expansion

September 10, 2014 5:01 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

BlackArrow, a worldwide provider of TV advertising and data solutions, today announced that the company has expanded into Europe to accelerate its international growth opportunities. With its newly opened...      

TOPICS:

Lawyer Claims GM Went To Great Lengths To Keep Dealers Informed

September 10, 2014 3:22 pm | by The Canadian Press | Comments

General Motors Canada went to extraordinary lengths to keep its dealers informed about its restructuring plans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, a lawyer for the automaker told a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.GM lawyer Kent Thomson, in his opening remarks, said it was widely known through briefings, media coverage, and meetings...

TOPICS:

U.S. Industry Pay Hikes Since The Recession

September 10, 2014 2:56 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Despite steady job growth and a drop in the unemployment rate from 10 percent during 2009 to 6.1 percent in August, most Americans have received little increase in pay. Average wages, before inflation, have risen only about 2 percent a year since the downturn ended five years ago. That's far below...

TOPICS:

Accelerating Domestic Manufacturing Recovery By Redefining Proximity

September 10, 2014 1:42 pm | by John Paul Williams | Comments

The U.S. manufacturing industry is back in the black. At least that’s the read out based on a newly released 2014 ranking of the largest U.S. public manufacturers. With domestic manufacturing revenues exceeding $6 trillion in 2013 and the Institute for Supply Chain Management reporting...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

WV Miners Warned About Layoffs

September 10, 2014 12:32 pm | by Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | Comments

In what has become a painful exercise across Appalachia, Patriot Coal is again telling hundreds of West Virginia mine workers that they could lose their jobs. On Tuesday, the St. Louis-based company said it sent federally-required warning notices to...

TOPICS:

Google Invests In California Solar Power Plant

September 10, 2014 12:28 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google is helping to convert a one-time oil field into a solar power plant. The Internet search company is providing $145 million in financing so that SunEdison can build the plant north of Los Angeles in...   

TOPICS:

House Blocks EPA Water Rules

September 10, 2014 12:23 pm | by Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Comments

The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands — an action that critics call a... 

TOPICS:

Court Blocks Pollution Rules For Wyoming Plants

September 10, 2014 12:17 pm | by Ben Neary, Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can't force several Wyoming power plants to install new pollution-control equipment while the state's legal challenge to federal regulations plays out in court, an appeals court panel...  

TOPICS:

Anristu Develops Small Cell Manufacturing Test Soultion

September 10, 2014 12:08 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Anritsu Company announced that it is developing a small cell manufacturing test solution that also supports technologies such as cellular, WLAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth, and location-based services (LBS). Leveraging the flexible MT8870A Universal Test Set platform, Anritsu addresses the growing need...

TOPICS:

Nevada Lawmakers Considering $1.3B Tesla Package

September 10, 2014 12:01 pm | by Scott Sonner, Associated Press | Comments

Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered the Nevada Legislature into a special session to consider $1.3 billion in tax breaks and other incentives for electric car-maker Tesla Motors as part of "an extraordinary opportunity" to seal the deal for its... 

TOPICS:

Ajinomoto To Acquire U.S. Frozen Foods Maker Windsor

September 10, 2014 11:56 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ajinomoto Co. said Wednesday that it will acquire U.S. frozen foods maker Windsor Quality Holdings LP for about $800 million (about 84 billion yen) in a bid to increase its presence in the vast North American...     

TOPICS:

Big River Steel Gets Extension In Suit Over Mill

September 10, 2014 11:52 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes agreed Wednesday for a...     

TOPICS:

Belden And Tripwire Announce Cybersecurity Initiative For Manufacturers

September 10, 2014 11:41 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security, and compliance solutions, and Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical manufacturing applications, today announced a new marketing initiative designed to...

TOPICS:

Infographic: U.S. Mothers And The Importance Of Sustainably Manufactured Food

September 10, 2014 11:16 am | by IFIC | Comments

This infographic from the 2014 IFIC Consumer Perceptions of Food Technology Survey of U.S. Adult consumers shows how mothers value sustainable products. It reveals that over one-third of moms are willing to pay more for sustainable food and beverage products, that moms are twice as likely as other consumers to say they have increased purchasing sustainable...

TOPICS:

Utility Manufacturing Company Receives Gold Safety Award

September 10, 2014 10:27 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner®curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce that its Paragould, Arkansas manufacturing plant has received...

TOPICS:

Seattle Genetics And Genmab Enter Into Collaboration

September 10, 2014 10:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Seattle Genetics, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into an additional antibody-drug conjugate collaboration. Under the new agreement, Genmab will pay an upfront fee of $11 million for exclusive rights to utilize Seattle Genetics’ auristatin-based ADC technology with...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading