Manufacturing - Page: 8

Why You Should Revolt Against the 'Robot Uprising'

Machines have the potential to wipe out 47 percent of the U.S. workforce -- unless small business can help stop them.

John Patrick Pullen

· 6 min read

Kidnapping by Goodyear Workers Union Proves It's No Fun Being the Boss in France

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.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 2 min read

3-D Printers Take a Step Toward the Mainstream

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.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

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.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 4 min read

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.

Stephen Key

· 4 min read

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.

Christopher Hawker

· 5 min read

Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

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.

Cindy Augustine

· 6 min read

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.

Christina Le Beau

· 3 min read

Is Mass Customization the Future of Retail?

Letting your customer into the design process can boost engagement – and profits.

Arlene Weintraub

· 5 min read

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 6 min read

Manufacturer Thinks 'Lean' to Cut Waste, Boost Efficiency

This printing company used methods from Toyota to reduce errors and inefficiencies.

Kelly K. Spors

· 4 min read

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.

Benjamin Kabin

· 2 min read