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More factories turn to automation for the night shift

Dec 1, 2011
"Lights-out machining" leads to layoffs for some workers but saves jobs for others.
Posted In: manufacturing, night shift

A rosier picture for U.S. manufacturing

Dec 1, 2011
The most recent monthly report measuring factory ordering shows better-than-expected numbers for the manufacturing sector.
Posted In: manufacturing

U.S. factories adapt to stay competitive

Nov 30, 2011
To combat cheaper labor costs overseas, some companies have switched from mass production to "mass customization."
Posted In: manufacturing, technology

The future of U.S. manufacturing

Nov 16, 2011
A new report says manufacturing will have three million new openings in the next decade. But it isn't the same kind of industry it was decades ago.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs

iPad 3 is on the way

Aug 19, 2011
So says the WSJ which reports that component makers are ramping up for a big launch in the spring of next year. The big selling point of this seems...
Posted In: apple, China, iPad, ipad 3, manufacturing

15 million El Cincos ordered

Jul 5, 2011
DigiTimes is reporting that Apple has ordered production of 15 million iPhone 5s to be ready in September. This news apparently comes from...
Posted In: China, El Cinco, iphone 5, manufacturing

Hybrid minivans coming soon

Apr 1, 2011
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Chrysler have teamed up to make hybrid minivans that could be cheaper than current hybrid systems,...
Posted In: business, cars, Chrysler, EPA, government, hybrid, manufacturing, Transportation

MID-DAY UPDATE: Production gap widens in Japan, Op-ed calls attention to budget woes

Mar 24, 2011
Here are some of today's headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Portugal's prime minister stepped down after rival ...
Posted In: budget, budget crisis, budget cuts, China, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, gas prices, Goldman Sachs, IMAX, jobless, manufacturing, mid-day update, Portugal, prime minister, production, Toyota, Unemployment

iPhone 5 may have NFC, may look like the 4

Mar 18, 2011
The next version of the iPhone is coming in June (yep, you're going to have to deal with a few more months of Apple rumors) and new rumors say that...
Posted In: apple, El Cinco, gadgets, iphone 5, manufacturing

Tomorrow is iPad 2 day

Mar 10, 2011
The tablet arrives in stores tomorrow and it's getting some great reviews with a few caveats. Josh Topolsky at Engadget praises the physical object...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, iPad 2, manufacturing, social media

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