Latest Factory Stories

2008-09-14 00:00:22

The building which will become home to the JCB Academy is steeped in hundreds of years of manufacturing history and will provide a fascinating backdrop for students' lessons.

2008-07-25 03:00:38

By Joe Napsha, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 25--In a building that once housed the boiler and machine shops of a Duquesne steel mill shut down a quarter century ago, U.S. Steel Corp. is training workers for a career in a modern mill.

2008-07-13 09:00:25

By Glenn Jeffers, Chicago Tribune Jul. 13--So here's a story about four guys standing under the awning of a lunch truck, debating one of the more pressing issues of our time: Who's the hotter mom, Heather Locklear or Angelina Jolie? Jolie's growing brood is news to the tall and lanky Smitty.

2008-06-27 06:02:41

By Gary Strauss Spike TV, the cable channel best known for airing gritty sports events and repeats of syndicated crime dramas, is hoping to manufacture a comedy base with Factory.

2008-06-18 06:00:23

By Keith Bradsher Canon is no longer building or expanding factories in China, but the company is doubling its work force to 8,000 at a printer factory outside Hanoi. Nissan is expanding a vehicle engineering center nearby.

2006-12-14 15:00:31

By Richard Read, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Dec. 14--Portland architect Nathan Corser flew to Vietnam two years ago, expecting to meet fellow designers and plan an eco-friendly Nike shoe factory.

2006-05-26 01:49:08

DHAKA (Reuters) - Paramilitary troops and an elite rapid action unit were deployed at garment factories around Dhaka on Friday to increase security after one person was killed and nearly 150 injured in violent protests earlier this week.

2005-07-05 14:51:27

By Laura MacInnis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders at U.S. factories rose2.9 percent in May, exactly in line with analyst expectations,on an aircraft-led jump in durable goods, a government reportshowed on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.