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Is fracking creating a 'manufacturing renaissance' in the U.S.?

Oct 24, 2013
With the price of natural gas so cheap, manufacturing is coming back to America.
Posted In: fracking, natural gas, manufacturing

Manufacturing work in the shutdown: 'Like being held hostage'

Oct 7, 2013
A look at how the manufacturing industry is being affected by the gridlock in Washington.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, manufacturing

Europe's recovery outpaces expectations, but France lags behind

Aug 22, 2013
Things may be better in Europe than we thought.
Posted In: Europe, Europe debt crisis, manufacturing

In Bangladesh, garment workers still fear for their safety

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.
Posted In: Bangladesh, manufacturing

Solar panel maker survives by creating its own market

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.
Posted In: solar, manufacturing

Is manufacturing growth creating 'decent wage' jobs?

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?
Posted In: manufacturing

Obama and Chattanooga's economic choo-choo

Jul 30, 2013
An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.
Posted In: tennessee, manufacturing, recovery, Obama

How accurate are Apple's critics? Latest report on Apple's supply chain raises questions

Jul 30, 2013
Critics are starting to question some details in a report released Monday by the New York-based China Labor Watch, which targeted Chinese factory conditions of Apple supplier Pegatron.
Posted In: China, apple, manufacturing

Is a job at Amazon a 'good job'?

Jul 29, 2013
Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs, Unemployment, Amazon, Amazon.com

Ford shuts down last UK assembly plant

Jul 26, 2013
After a hundred years of production in the U.K., the U.S. auto giant is closing its last vehicle assembly operation in Britain.
Posted In: Ford, Britain, Auto, Europe, manufacturing

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