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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the use of machines, tools and labor to make things for use or sale. The term may refer to a range of human activity, from handicraft to high tech, but is most commonly applied to industrial production, in which raw materials are transformed into finished goods on a large scale.

Headlines Around the Web

Sanjay Jha new CEO of chip co Globalfoundries

Jan 08 - The Times of India

Boeing union approves new contract

Jan 05 - MarketWatch

New investment projects hit nadir

Jan 04 - The Times of India

PMI raises worries over French economy

Jan 03 - Financial Times

Manufacturing falls as share of output

Dec 23 - Financial Times

Sluggish economy hits loans

Dec 22 - The Times of India

Articles About Manufacturing

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Japan’s Robotic Industry Is On A Rebound

By IBTimes AU

Japanese government plans to build 30 million humanoid robots to strengthen the workforce and to reclaim Japan’s supremacy in robotics technology. (11:11 pm)

MORE TOPICS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, JAPAN

Germany's Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schauble speaks during a discussion on "A Reform Agenda for Europe's Leaders"
Eurozone Indicators Forewarn Imminent Recession: Germany's Manufacturing Sector Slows

By IBTimes AU

Erozone recession is becoming a looming threat as Germany and others are showing signs of shrinking economic activity. (11:50 am)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, NEW YORK, LONDON

A man is silhouetted in front of a Bank of China's logo at its branch office in Beijing July 14, 2014. China's central bank is looking into allegations by a state broadcaster that Bank of China, the country's fourth largest lender, has been laundering mon
Global Markets Overview – November 24, 2014

By IG Markets

The surprise of stimulus on Friday night saw a mass risk-on event for global risk equities. (9:51 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Medicines
New Zealand Medicine Products Sector To Get Own Regulator::Drops Plan For A Joint Regulator With Australia

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand medicines will have own regulator as the government realised that local interests are hard to manage in join regulation. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic
Australia, NZ Ditch Proposed Joint Therapeutic Products Agency

By IBTimes AU

Australia and New Zealand will no longer be pursuing the Joint Therapeutic Products Agency. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 21, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are losing ground for the fifth day and remain only modestly above the 5300pt level. The ASX 200 Index is down by 0.1 per cent at lunch and takes the losses to 2.6 per cent this week. Should nothing change this afternoon this will be the worst week for local shares since June 2013. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK, RIO TINTO

The Apple logo.
Apple iPhone 7 Will Boast of Shatter-Proof Glass Cover & Dual Lens Camera on Release Date

By IBTimes AU

The next iPhone, rumoured as the iPhone 7 on release date, will likely sport a nearly unbreakable glass display while wielding a rear camera that is equipped with a DSLR-quality two-lens sensor. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SMARTPHONE, HTC

Xiaomi Founder And CEO Lei Jun
Xiaomi To Launch Xiaomi Smartwatch, Company Seeks Suggestion From The Audience To Know Expected Features

By IBTimes AU

Xiaomi is hinting towards manufacturing a smartwatch in the future. However, it is asking its fans to suggest them the features they would like to see on the smartwatch. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, RUSSIA, INDIA, MEXICO, SMARTPHONE

People are reflected on an electronic board showing the Japanese yen's exchange rate against the U.S. dollar outside a brokerage in Tokyo November 20, 2014. Asian stocks mostly fell on Thursday as fresh data signalling a further loss of momentum in China'
Global Markets Overview – November 21, 2014

By IG Markets

Global markets were mixed as investors focusing on specific economic factors driving sentiment. Equities in the US managed to recover from the FOMC meeting minutes, with investors responding positively to some solid housing data and a sharp bounce in the Philly Fed manufacturing index. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

A man carries an umbrella in the rain as he passes the New York Stock Exchange October 16, 2014. Stocks on Wall Street rebounded from earlier lows on Thursday to trade little changed as a flurry of economic reports helped ease fears a weakening global eco
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 21, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, the Philadelphia Fed Business Activity Index lifted from 20.7 to 40.8 in October - its highest reading since 1993. The new orders sub-index was at the highest level in 26 years. US Consumer prices were unchanged in October to be 1.7% higher than a year ago. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, EXISTING HOME SALES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK