News tagged with manufacturing jobs

iPhone maker Foxconn invests $40 million in US

Taiwan's Foxconn, the maker of iPhones, iPads and other electronics in China, said Thursday it would invest $40 million in the United States to ramp up manufacturing of high-end products.

Nov 22, 2013
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Lexmark to jettison inkjet printers, 1,700 workers

(AP)—Lexmark is jettisoning its inkjet printers and laying off 1,700 workers as paper becomes increasingly passe in an age of ever-sleeker digital devices and online photo albums on Internet hangouts like Facebook.

Aug 28, 2012
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Exploding the myths of manufacturing

The manufacturing sector, its advocates note, is burdened by negative stereotypes. Outsiders often mistakenly think that manufacturing consists of jobs that are “dumb, dirty and dull,” as MIT President Susan Hockfield ...

May 11, 2012
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