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Foxconn Plans U.S. Manufacturing Plant

The Taiwanese manufacturer for global tech firms including Apple and Tesla is planning to build a plant in the U.S.

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., better known by its trade name Foxconn, would relocate capital-intensive and high-tech manufacturing to the U.S. 112 more words

Technology & Media

Workhorse DC-9 Heads to the Afterlife in the Sky

Delta’s flight 2014 from Minneapolis to Atlanta yesterday had all the attraction of a longish bus ride. Passengers will be riding a jalopy of a jet, a 120-seat DC-9 that was manufactured in 1978. 1,191 more words

Companies & Industries

Good News for the Economy as 2014 Begins

Economy watchers had reasons to be cheerful Thursday morning as several economic reports pointed to stronger growth in 2014.

The Labor Department announced that the seasonally adjusted number of “initial jobless claims,” or new workers who have filed for unemployment insurance benefits, fell in the week ending Dec. 104 more words

Economy & Policy

Why Boeing is Going to War With Its Employees

Unlike a lot of businesses, Boeing’s commercial jet division knows what the future will bring. Its order book is stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey, as the next version of the workhorse 737 rolls on and production of the 787 Dreamliner reaches full tilt after its wobbly start. 731 more words

Economy & Policy

Harley-Davidson to Start Making Bikes in India

Harley-Davidson, the iconic U.S. bike maker, will soon start making its motorcyles in India, Indian news agency PTI reports.

The company recently unveiled two new models in Milan, the Harley-Davidson Street 750 and Street 500, and will build these new models in India from next year, exporting them to European and Southeast Asian markets. 51 more words

Manufacturing

Foroohar: The Fed Is Making the Two Americas Problem Worse

The Federal Reserve Bank isn’t supposed to be political. But, of course, it is. Just look at the recent decision to delay “tapering,” or scaling back the… 602 more words

Economy & Policy

The Major Companies Bringing Manufacturing Back to America

‘Made in America’ continues making a comeback. A new survey from Boston Consulting Group shows that the number of businesses considering moving overseas production to the United States has spiked. 12 more words

Manufacturing