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."
It's no secret that Tesla Motors is one of America's premier autmotive manufacturers. Their success in making luxury zero-emission electric vehicles helped them land a spot on our US 500 list. With the creative leadership of Elon Musk, the company continues to grow. This gallery highlights how American Manufacturing isn't dead, it is very much alive.
Ron Giuntini, consultant and principal of Giuntini & Co., Inc., tells MH&L how material handling and logistics managers can adopt the Uber asset sharing model to generate revenue from under-utilized equipment....More
California continues to be a strong manufacturing state.
Manufacturers in California account for 10.6% of the total output in the state, employing 8.3% of the workforce.
Total output from manufacturing as $213.3 billion in 2012.
In the 2013 IW US 500 ranking California was well represented.
Here are the top 10 companies based on revenue.
This year, the show is about collaborative robots loading CNCs, it's about communicating machines, it's about smart sensors and smart analytics, it's about hybrid 3-D printing and tooling. And mostly, it's about the full convergence between data and production.