Because of automation, companies in the West are needing less low-cost labor, so they are “reshoring” production closer to their customers.
The weight of data now suggests that American industry is slowing its pace of production.
Colonizing Mars, once an impossible dream, is slowly getting closer to reality, thanks to successes such as NASA’s recent landing of the Insight robot. 3
Game-changer of 3-D printing and additive technology will equalize Silicon Valley and the resurgent Rust Belt.
I’ve long thought of General Electric as a rare company focused on the long term.
Four years ago, as 3D printing was picking up steam, proponents described a future dominated by small “makers” distributed around the country.
Vice President Pence just made it all but official: The United States is in a cold war with China.
The appointment of Larry Culp as CEO of General Electric has generated some grudging respect for diversified companies.
In this excerpt from his forthcoming book, "The Pan-Industrial Revolution," Dartmouth professor Richard D'Aveni shares approaches from GE and others.
While tariffs and trade wars from the White House may threaten our jobs, peace and prosperity, technology innovations from American business could save us.
Like any fast-developing technology, 3-D printing, described more technically as “additive manufacturing,” is susceptible to a variety of misconceptions.
A new era in additive manufacturing, or “3-D printing,” is at hand, with major implications for adoption of the technology.
Advances in manufacturing technology are about to change the rules of competition and unleash a sleek new version of the old-school conglomerate.
For years, Wall Street critics assailed General Electric as a lumbering dinosaur, too slow to compete in the 21st century economy.
The gloves are off. For years, Wall Street critics assailed General Electric as a lumbering dinosaur, too slow to compete in the 21st century economy.
Al Gore’s new “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” has him haranguing leaders who resist the Paris climate accords.
It was big news on Monday that Ford replaced its CEO with the head of its new mobility division.
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump denounced China for weakening its currency to steal business and jobs from Americans – “the greatest theft in the history of the world.”
Tesla, which last year made only 80,000 vehicles and is still losing money, just surpassed General Motors in market capitalization.
3D printing is getting attention for all sorts of cool innovations, from artificial coral reefs to facial reconstruction.
In the late 1980s, Motorola faced a major threat to its fast-growing cell phone business.
Conglomerates, at least in the United States, have a checkered history.
Industrial 3-D printing is at a tipping point, about to go mainstream in a big way.
3-D printing, or additive manufacturing, is likely to revolutionize business in the next several years.
To anyone who hasn’t seen it demonstrated, 3-D printing sounds futuristic—like the meals that materialized in the Jetsons’ oven at the touch of a keypad.