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U.S. factory activity edges up in February: Markit

by Reuters - Picture Credit: Reuters/Rebecca Cook on

(Reuters) - The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in February at its fastest rate since November, after notching its lowest reading in a year in the prior month, an industry report showed on Friday.... Read full article

Dockers and shipping companies reach deal to end west coast port dispute

by theguardian - Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images on

Two sides agree terms to end backlog of freight at 29 ports which could have ended up costing the US economy billions of dollars... Read full article

Manufacturing Innovation: Gaining the Advantage In a Fiercely Competitive Global Economy

by Mike Molnar on

Good ideas—for new products, new processes, or new services—are terrible things to waste.... Read full article

Factory Production in U.S. Climbed Less Than Forecast in January

by Bloomberg News - Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg on

(Bloomberg) -- Factory production in the U.S. rose less than forecast in January, held back by a decline in motor vehicle assemblies and weaker demand for construction materials.... Read full article

Nano-Manufacturing Makes Steel 10 Times Stronger

by Kevin Bullis on

An inexpensive new process can increase the strength of metals such as steel by as much as 10 times, and make them much more resistant to corrosion. ... Read full article

Is Google making the web stupid?

by Seth Godin on

Jazz became popular because an opera-loving engineer developed radio, which opened the door for an ignored art form to spread.... Read full article

Wholesale inventories up 0.1% in December, versus expectations for 0.2% gain

by CNBC on

U.S. wholesale inventories barely rose in December, the latest suggestion that fourth-quarter growth could be revised lower.... Read full article

Made in China' Is Increasingly Becoming 'Made in USA


Later this year along the banks of the James River outside Richmond, Virginia, a paper products maker based in northeastern China will begin construction on a new U.S. manufacturing plant.... Read full article

Sorry, But Google Glass Isn’t Anywhere Close to Dead

by Cade Metz on

Ned Sahin is betting the future of his company on Google Glass.... Read full article

Eurozone manufacturing growth remains 'meagre'

by BBC News (Image/PA) on

Eurozone manufacturers are facing a duel problem of weak domestic demand and export performance, Markit said.... Read full article