However, the legislation could also increase the liability risk from trade partners’ lack of compliance, additional product-testing costs and higher costs associated with finding alternatives to questionable chemicals—just as the battered economy is on the cusp of a recovery.
While there have been fewer handshakes at the trade show booth, the purchasing power, technological savvy and prestige of the representative companies have made recent trips.
How many bright minds can $6 billion buy? That’s $1.2 million to get the next foot right — and you’re still playing with house money only from the first quarter.
Asian countries have moved into a position of economic dominance with a combination of central planning, government funding and finagling — in collusion and in full cooperation with our American corporations.
Counterfeiting in China is spiraling out of control. More than 8 percent of China's GDP is generated by counterfeited products, and up to 20 percent of well-known brands for sale in China are fake.
Scientists want to correct a perception that all biofuels and bioenergy are equally good for the environment and are all lower in carbon emissions than fossil fuels.
In the past few years, we've pushed material innovation back into the reactor to change the backbone chemistry and create truly innovative polymers.
Like a father that thinks his son's report card is never good enough, there is still a lot of complaining about the economy despite the positive reports.
Natural disasters remind us that some things are out of our control, but there is a lot to gain from being prepared for the worst.
We allow ourselves to ignore trash simply by shoving it in a desk drawer or behind a closed door. If your facility’s “snow” melted, would there be a big pile of garbage underneath?
There are still many ways to improve performance and become more competitive while keeping operations in the United States.
James Delayo, New York City’s former chief crane inspector, is headed to up to six years in prison because 10 grand in sweaty money was too much to pass up. It’s time to contemplate pricing.
It is estimated that ten percent of all U.S. military casualties come from the delivery of fuel.
GPS — once used to locate nuclear submarines — is now used to find Starbucks. Companies like Nestle are trying to keep up with these fundamental shifts in technology.