Women can make a critical difference in an industry in dire need of qualified skilled workers -- and they have the same opportunities as men to succeed and excel in the new world of manufacturing.
Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens, using Google Earth infrastructure, which facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve communication, efficiency, globalization and standardization.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the equipment finance sector, recently revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014. Given U.S. businesses will spend in excess of $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment this year, these trends impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy.
Residents continue to line up for bottled water trucked in by the National Guard, while booms have been set up along the Elk River to contain the chemical spill that has contaminated the groundwater in nine West Virginia counties.
There's no arguing the facts: in California, manufacturing is a huge element of the state's economy. Now, California's community colleges are stepping up to the plate—educating folks about the manufacturing industry while preparing them for real job opportunities.
Years in the planning and now becoming a reality, the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility is under construction. Meet the team working on Prelude FLNG as they take you behind the scenes at this mega project.
At the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit top CEOs, including Chad Holliday of Bank of America and Eric Spiegel of Siemens USA, discuss the advantages that the U.S. offers for manufacturing, including the largest market in the world, low energy costs and a strong technology infrastructure.
Check out how Hammond's Candies makes candy-canes, marshmallows and caramels all by hand.
Bill Peterson, who has more than 30 years of experience in the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses, discusses his theories on turning wasted activity - time - into productive time. Are you making the most of your time?
Josh Miller, of the film Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey, discusses what he learned making the film, how to be a better Made in the U.S.A. shopper and even gave a glimpse of his next big project.
Stephen Cleghorn owner, of a 50 acre certified organic farm and goat dairy in Reynoldsville, PA, is concerned about hydraulic fracturing gas drilling activity nearby and how it might affect his animals and the farm he and his wife started in 2005.
A senior official from Tokyo Electric Power Company, which runs Japan's troubled nuclear power plant in Fukushima, recently told reporters that the safety situation at the facility was "not under control," though the company quickly released a statement saying otherwise.
Christine Todd Whitman, the former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator appointed by former President George W. Bush, discusses the ongoing fight over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project and its possible future.
A massive solar project in the Mojave Desert will hook up to the power grid this weekend, and could start supplying electricity to homes by the end of the year. The plant has 170,000 heliostats, each with the capacity to power one home. Ben Tracy reports.
The FDA is approving Perjeta, a drug proven to shrink tumors before surgery in breast cancer patients. CBS News contributor Dr. David Agus joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss the promising drug and what it could mean for cancer patients.