The roots of the labor movement in the United States can be traced at least as far back as the settlement of first British colony in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607, when, according to the AFL-CIO's Labor History Timeline,"English planters founded the Jamestown colony and complained about the lack of laborers."
This slideshow takes you inside the 1,550-employee AM/NS Calvert steel finishing plant, which has 2.8 million square feet of buildings, a river terminal, hot strip mill, cold rolling mill, rail yard and four hot dip galvanizing lines.
On its way to the store shelves, Apple's iPhone 6 endured a journey through 785 suppliers, 31 countries and a million hands. This slideshow documents that journey and highlights the impact it has on US manufacturing and the global economy.
This year's Automation Fair event will be held November 19-20 in Anaheim, California. Automation Fair offers a great opportunity to explore smart, safe, sustainable operations geared toward improving your business profitability.
The Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index, established in 1998 by ATKearney ranks countries based on how changes in their political, economic, and regulatory systems are likely to affect foreign direct investment inflows in the coming years.