The CEO of design software giant Autodesk says advances in computing are lowering manufacturing costs while making products better.
In a White House switch, pro-manufacturing advisors have the ear of the president.
Rethink Robotics invented a $22,000 humanoid robot that competes with low-wage workers.
Chemical producers abandoned the U.S. in droves. Cheap natural gas is luring them back.
Inexpensive 3-D printers aimed at consumers are toys, not the factories of the future.
Economist Ricardo Hausmann says the U.S. has a chance to invent the manufacturing technology of tomorrow.
Everything from a $125,000 genome analyzer to a credit card featuring a touch pad.
Inexpensive labor has defined the last decade in manufacturing. The future may belong to technology.
An ARPA-E project will use advanced, nanostructured materials to make solar cells that convert far more of the energy in sunlight into electricity.
One basic market trend—consumers’ rapidly shifting attention to mobile devices—forced many Web, software, and hardware companies to take big risks this year.