Manufacturers The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Manufacturers en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:55:00 GMT It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch' Phones manufactured after July 1, 2015 and sold in the state must come equipped with an antitheft device that enables consumers to permanently shut them down. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:55:00 GMT Laura Entis Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money. While larger companies can afford lost products during production runs, startups can't. Here are a few tips on ensuring your supply chain is as efficient as possible. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT Greg Connolly The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT JD Albert Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic) There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 'If You Can Think It, We Can Make It': A Look Inside Brooklyn's New Lab A technology and design center housed in New York’s historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is changing what manufacturing in the U.S. will look like for future generations. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT Jason Lucash Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing? Some say the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT Gabrielle Karol From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub Thanks to a collaboration of public and private resources, one of the old 84,000-square-foot warehouses flanking the East River in New York City is being renovated and transformed. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves Finding a company to manufacture and market your wares can be a shortcut into major retailers. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT Christopher Hawker Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha 5 Tips for Creating a Prototype A prototype is often the only way to know if your idea will fly, and if your startup is ready to launch. Sun, 24 Nov 2013 18:00:00 GMT Paula Andruss 3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT Christopher Hawker Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:15:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin In Nanotech's Small World, Big Opportunities Abound The experts at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering talk about the burgeoning field of nanotechnology. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 20:00:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:12:00 GMT Catherine Clifford MakerBot Unveils a Desktop 3-D Scanner for $1,400 The Brooklyn-based additive manufacturing company says that it is accepting pre-orders for its MakerBot Digitizer, which will begin shipping in October. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 15:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels The New York-based startup that focuses on reviving American manufacturers raises $1 million. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:30:00 GMT Jenna Goudreau