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...
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...
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,...
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 ...