May 2, 2014
An emerging grassroots style of making things that's about craftsmanship, tinkering and innovation.
Apr 25, 2014
Middle-skill jobs can support middle-class lives, but our education system isn’t getting people ready for them.
Feb 4, 2014
Satya Nadella is Microsoft's new chief executive. We look back at Steve Ballmer's tenure as his successor takes over. And where have manufacturing jobs gone?
Feb 4, 2014
Manufacturing jobs have been inching up, but not to pre-recession levels. The economy has lost about two million factory jobs since the start of the recession.
Oct 24, 2013
With the price of natural gas so cheap, manufacturing is coming back to America.
Oct 7, 2013
A look at how the manufacturing industry is being affected by the gridlock in Washington.
Aug 22, 2013
Things may be better in Europe than we thought.
Aug 15, 2013
Milllions of textile workers still work in unsafe conditions four months after the Rana Plaza factory near Dhaka collapsed, causing 1,100 workers to lose their lives. There is much pressure for change, however.
Aug 6, 2013
First Solar, Inc., has branched out into planning and building large-scale solar power. That strategy has helped the American company rise above plummeting prices for solar panels.
Aug 1, 2013
Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?