China is losing competitiveness to lower-cost producing countries like Vietnam and Indonesia, which is pressurizing its manufacturing sector, says Stanley Szeto, Chairman & CEO of Lever Style.» Read More
From 3-D printing to drones you can buy for less than a computer, the disruptions to the traditional manufacturing model have opened up a Pandora's box of possibility.
U.S. industrial production fell by more than expected in April, reflecting a broad decline in factory output and a weather-related decrease in demand for utilities.
Open-source technology and low-cost tools are bringing product development out of the confines of factories, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Ben Kaufman, Quirky CEO & founder, explains how his company's innovative initiatives are changing the way things are made.
The 5 companies named as a CNBC Disruptor: 3D Robotics, Makerbot, Quirky, Shapeways, Rethink Robotics are redefining the business of manufacturing.
Chinese-owned firm plans manufacturing in U.S. and selling to China
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on factory orders.
China's annual industrial output growth quickened to 9.3 percent in April, recovering from a seven-month low hit in March but still missing market expectations, data showed on Monday.
The California EV manufacturer is promising even better numbers for the rest of the coming year as it ramps up production at its assembly plant near San Francisco.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the numbers on last month's production in mining, manufacturing and public utilities.
Following the Dreamliner's grounding on safety issues, the delivery of the first jet with a new battery system marks a turning point in Boeing's 787 crisis.
Wal-Mart said that it will conduct inspections at its factories in Bangladesh and make the findings public, as pressure mounts on retailers after a deadly building collapse.
The world's two biggest fashion retailers backed an accord aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's collapse of a Bangladesh factory building.
Fostering innovation has become a mantra among corporate leaders and government officials alike in Taiwan this year this year because the island's huge consumer electronics industry has run into serious trouble. The New York Times reports.
While hardware companies were once considered too risky to invest in, advancements in technology have made the space much more appealing.
Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.
Consumer Reports, the independent firm which rates new cars and trucks, says the Tesla Model S performs better, or at least as well as, any other vehicle CR has ever driven.
Nokia unveiled a new mid-range Asha phone priced at $99, aiming to prevent consumers, particularly in emerging markets, from switching to Google's Android as they upgrade from basic phones.
Toyota Motor more than doubled its fourth quarter net profit, as the yen's depreciation helped the automaker export more profitably.
Deborah Wince-Smith, President & CEO of the U.S. Council on Competitiveness is very optimistic about the competitiveness of America's workforce. She says talent-driven innovation is the most important driver of competitiveness going forward.
Now Foxconn, a potent symbol of the perks and perils of globalization, is taking a step that, not all that long ago, would have seemed unthinkable. The New York Times reports.