Japan's number-three automaker said the cash would help improve the plant's efficiency and boost the number of passenger cars that can roll off its assembly lines. The factory presently has the capacity to make 250,000 vehicles annually....More
Home to more than 35% of the world's cocoa crop, this west African country whose equatorial countryside is dotted with plantations, made cocoa its economic engine since independence from France in 1960....More
The Republican-led Senate approved a budget in an overnight session last week. It contains hundreds of amendments, among them, dozens that affect manufacturers and how they run their businesses.
The National Association of Manufacturers Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations, Aric Newhouse, sent a letter to the United States Senate regarding amendment votes on S. Con Res. 11, the Senate Budget Resolution.
Toyota said the move, aimed at cutting development costs by 20%, would start with mid-sized, front-wheel-drive vehicles this year. It wants half of vehicles it sells globally by 2020 to fall under the new platform strategy....More
Women choose STEM and manufacturing disciplines for a variety of reasons. For me, it wasn't that I didn't have a choice to go into a STEM discipline, but it was completely the culture I grew up in....More