Articles in Global Manufacturing

Meet the women changing how and where U.S. companies manufacture goods

by Kelly Stickel on

In July, a group of brands based out of Nashville got together to facilitate a conversation around the reshoring of American manufacturing.... Read full article

Ford Caps Giant China Manufacturing Initiative

by Bill Visnic on

Ford Motor (F) pushes the start button today on an all-new engine plant in China’s Jiangxi province, finishing off an wide-ranging manufacturing expansion the company said was its most ambitious in the last half-century.... Read full article

Made in China 2025: How Beijing is revamping its manufacturing sector

by Li Hui on

A look at why the Chinese government is giving manufacturing a makeover and the sectors that will be affected... Read full article

China Cuts Rates to Halt a Slide in Its Economy

by By DAVID BARBOZA and KEITH BRADSHERMAY on

SHANGHAI — Hoping to shore up a weakening economy, China said on Sunday that it would cut benchmark interest rates for the third time in five months.... Read full article

Can manufacturing lead the way to a sustainable future?

by Jean Rogers (Photo Credit: Shutterstock - Maxene Huiyu) on

At least since 1798, when Thomas Malthus identified exponential population growth as a harbinger of humanity’s doom, the concept of sustainability often has been associated with apocalyptic rhetoric. In recent years, however, business leaders and inv... Read full article

India is world's fastest growing major economy. Can it last?

by Patrick Gillespie on

Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.... Read full article

China’s Gionee To Set Up Smartphone Manufacturing Plant In India As Supply Hub For Region: Report

by Harichandan Arakali (Photo Credit: Gionee/official Facebook page) on

William Wu, president of Chinese smartphone maker Gionee, speaks at an event in Hyderabad, India, to promote the company's Elife S7 smartphone. Gionee is looking to double sales in India this year and will set up a manufacturing base as well.... Read full article

Mexico's Manufacturing Sector Continues to Grow

by Stratfor Global Intelligence on

Mexico's economy has performed well relative to other major Latin American economies in recent years, largely because of its thriving manufacturing sector. Unlike Brazil and Argentina, whose manufacturing sectors are slumping, Mexico has continued to... Read full article

Manufacturing technology startup SoftWear Automation expands

by Urvaksh Karkaria (Image Credit: Joann Vitelli) on

Manufacturing technology startup SoftWear Automation is leaving Tech Square for roomier digs.... Read full article

Toyota Unveils Revamped Manufacturing Process

by YOKO KUBOTA (PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES) on

World’s best-selling auto maker to produce half its vehicles in this manner by 2020 ... Read full article

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