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American manufacturing is in danger of entering a mild recession this year

A measure of factory output unexpectedly fell at the start of the year, raising concerns that the sector could be headed for a downturn.
Epinephrine is injected in the upper thigh using an auto-injector syringe as an emergency treatment for an acute allergic reaction to food or insect stings.

People rely on the EpiPen in life-or-death situations, but the devices are remarkably hard to test. Here’s why.

Testing lifesaving EpiPens before they get to patients is challenging because testing destroys them, according to the EpiPen's manufacturer.

Musk said ‘manufacturing design improvements’ are coming to the Model 3. Former Tesla engineers told us what that could mean.

CEO Elon Musk said Tesla would have a $35,000 Model 3 by May. Former engineers told us what a manufacturing push like that looks like at the company.

China is slowing and could drag the world economy down with it

The second-largest economy is slowing, and it could take global growth down with it.

These countries could be the surprise winners of the US-China trade war

After 20 years of "Made in China," the country's reputation as the world's factory may be slowing. And investors are taking notice.

China’s wounded manufacturing sector has contracted for the first time in 2 years

As a receding stimulus and an ongoing trade war headline challenges for the world’s second-largest economy, the official PMI dropped to 49.4.

A Silicon Valley startup with 20 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things

Silicon Valley-based synthetic biology company Zymergen just announced a mammoth funding round. The goal is to move away from old, polluting manufacturing techniques.

Trump called Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory an ‘incredible investment,’ but evidence is mounting it’s a terrible deal

Foxconn is building a giant factory complex in Wisconsin, powered in part by $4.5 billion in taxpayer subsidies.

Dozens of manufacturing companies testified about how Trump’s trade war with China could affect them — here’s what they said

Hundreds of company and industry representatives testified before trade officials in Washington last month about how Trump's proposed tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of imports could affect them. Many witnesses came from the manufacturing industry — here's what some of them had to say.
President Donald Trump at a Carrier factory in Indiana

‘If this tariff takes effect, we are out of business’: Small companies warn of widespread layoffs and shutdowns if Trump doesn’t bac...

The Trump administration is expected to enact tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to the US. Some companies say they will have to immediately lay off employees to absorb the cost of the tax, while others warn they may have to shut down completely.