Manufacturing

Movies

Say Farewell to VHS (If You Hadn't Already)

Reports out of Japan say the last producer of VHS players is calling it quits.
3D Printers

Daimler Trucks To Use 3D Printing in Spare Parts Production

Daimler, the world's largest truck manufacturer, will use three-dimensional printing to produce spare parts, the latest example of how digital technologies are radically reshaping automotive manufactu...
Crowdfunding

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Growth Strategies

Hyper-Growing Fashion Brand Herschel Supply Has Turned Away 500 Investors

This year, its founders expect to sell 6 million units -- up from 8,000 in 2011.
Starbucks

Starbucks, Anheuser-Busch to Partner on Bottled Teavana Teas

Anheuser-Busch will lead production, bottling and distribution to retailers nationwide in partnership with its established network of wholesalers, the companies said.
Take It From The Pros

Rubber Ducky, You Were the One to Help Revive Stateside Manufacturing

Craig Wolfe, CEO of Celebriducks -- the top custom rubber duck manufacturer in the world -- describes how his company leverages the Made in the USA label.
worth-knowing

How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola

Shinola wasn't born of a government policy or tax incentive -- it was born of an American entrepreneur's desire to build things in America again.
3D Printers

How 3-D Printing Will Turn Customers Into Competitors

3-D printing will change the relationship between manufacturers and customers. As customer habits change, businesses must adapt.
3-D Printing

UPS, SAP Team Up for On-Demand 3-D Printing Network

Under the new system, customers will be able to upload digital designs and the part will be printed at the UPS Store nearest to them for delivery.
worth-knowing

This Eyewear Startup Was Turned Away by 10 Factories. Two Years Later, Its Frames Will Be in 500 Stores.

Frameri is a Cincinnati-based eyewear company that wants consumers to never throw out their frames.
Startups

4 Ways for Hardware Startups to Reduce Risk

When engineering, manufacturing and selling hardware products the best way to succeed is to plan ahead.
Virtual Reality

Someday Virtual Reality Will Be Entertaining But It's Useful Right Now

Let somebody else worry about the future of home entertainment. VR can put your QA people in your vendor's offshore factory or you in your client's Singapore headquarters for routine meetings.
Manufacturing

How to Figure Out Your Best Manufacturing Solution

Ask yourself these 10 questions to begin to identify the right path.
Etsy

How This Program Lets Etsy Businesses Grow Quickly

A new tool helps DIY-ers turn into full-fledged manufacturers.
China

The Pros and Cons of Manufacturing in China

With economic turmoil overseas and controversy in the election rhetoric, China is in the cross hairs. But it is still a good place to do business, under the right circumstances.
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