Dec 24, 2011
In Los Angeles, clothing makers are trying to ride a growth wave, if only they could find people to hire
Dec 22, 2011
Weekly jobless claims in the U.S. dropped to 364,000 last week. That's 4,000 fewer than the week before and the smallest number since early 2008.
Dec 20, 2011
As Kodak struggles to avoid bankruptcy, Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio visits Rochester, N.Y., to remember the middle class communities the company helped create.
Dec 9, 2011
The crisis in Europe has hurt worldwide demand for goods, and workers in China are protesting against the lost wages that come with decreased output
Dec 1, 2011
The most recent monthly report measuring factory ordering shows better-than-expected numbers for the manufacturing sector.
Dec 1, 2011
"Lights-out machining" leads to layoffs for some workers but saves jobs for others.
Nov 30, 2011
To combat cheaper labor costs overseas, some companies have switched from mass production to "mass customization."
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.
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...