Columbus Steel

The death of manufacturing is greatly exaggerated

May 30, 2014
A look at how one Mississippi town is bringing factory jobs back from overseas.
Posted In: Mississippi, manufacturing, factories, employment

A motorcycle design for the history books

May 20, 2014
Funded by a patronage-type system modeled on, well, history.
Posted In: manufacturing, motorcycles, New Orleans, art
Odd Bike

Two obsessed guys and a radical motorcycle design

May 19, 2014
In New Orleans, an experiment in funding, manufacturing and art.
Posted In: motorcycles, manufacturing, art

American technology, Chinese pollution

May 14, 2014
U.S. clean tech is finding big opportunities cleaning up China's environment.
Posted In: China, manufacturing, sustainability

U.S. manufacturing has an image problem

May 14, 2014
The industry's trying to attract the next generation of workers.
Posted In: manufacturing, STEM, Education

The high-tech shop teacher of the future

May 13, 2014
Manufacturing has an image problem, especially with younger people.
Posted In: manufacturing, high school

Manufacturing -- grassroots style

May 2, 2014
An emerging grassroots style of making things that's about craftsmanship, tinkering and innovation.
Posted In: manufacturing

Preparing middle-class workers for middle-skill jobs

Apr 25, 2014
Middle-skill jobs can support middle-class lives, but our education system isn’t getting people ready for them.
Posted In: manufacturing, middle class, middle skills

PODCAST: Microsoft has a new CEO

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?
Posted In: Microsoft, manufacturing

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.
Posted In: manufacturing