News and Articles About Manufacturing
Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
Cheap labor in China, Indonesia and India pushed the bulk of mass manufacturing overseas, but the U.S. is emerging competitive in a newer, more sophisticated kind of manufacturing.
During a White House event for innovation in manufacturing, President Obama let the cat out of the bag. Or did he?
Working with partners, especially overseas, presents many challenges. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Fitbit is the latest company that instituted a recall. Did it do it right? Also, seven steps to implement a recall program in your business.
Lessons one company learned while developing its first product.
There's e-commerce, m-commerce and even t-commerce, but the next wave of tech-driven shopping may be driven by something different.
CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall.
A multi-year agreement between a 3-D printing tech company and a global leader in chocolate could bring sweet results.
Machines have the potential to wipe out 47 percent of the U.S. workforce -- unless small business can help stop them.
As if the French president's plan to make companies pay ultra-high taxes on millionaire salaries weren't bad enough, businesses have to worry about kidnapping and extortion -- by their own workers.
MakerBot announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that it will have a 3-D printer available for sale this spring for just over $1,000.
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.
Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
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.
For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work.
Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.
Letting your customer into the design process can boost engagement – and profits.
A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.
This printing company used methods from Toyota to reduce errors and inefficiencies.
The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs.
Whether you're building a cup holder or a tech gadget hooked to your smartphone, every product has to follow these three steps before it's ready.
At CGI, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie responds to his critics, discusses his newest production facility in Haiti and explains why he feels like an entrepreneur again.
With the release of the iPhone 5S and 5C, here we break down the complicated global relationship between Apple, its suppliers and manufacturers.
The Million American Jobs Project suggests that if consumers simply bought five percent more American-made products, a million new jobs would be created.
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