News tagged with manufacturing jobs

Does Rust Belt manufacturing have a future?

William Lovejoy, professor of technology and operations at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, shared his thoughts about manufacturing's future on Friday with journalists at the Society of American ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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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.

dateAug 28, 2012 in Business
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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 ...

dateMay 11, 2012 in Business
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