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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

Voting in Elections (Representational Image)
U.S. Calls for More Investment-friendly Indian Government

By Reuters

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: WAL-MART, PAKISTAN, ELECTIONS, INDIA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

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Dark Souls 2: Shrine of Winter Skip Glitch Allows Game to be completed within One and Half Hours; Physical PC Version Release Delayed

By IBTimes IN

Dark Souls 2’s Shrine of Winter skip glitch allows players to complete the game within one and half hours. (Apr 16)

The sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, July 31, 2013.
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 4/16/14

By Comsec

In US economic data, the headline and core measures of consumer prices (the latter excludes food and energy) both rose 0.2% in March, above forecasts for a 0.1% gain. The New York Federal Reserve manufacturing index eased from +5.61 to +1.29 in April. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER

Rio Tinto to speed up iron ore expansion on strong demand
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/15/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket partly made up for the substantial losses recorded on Monday. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) rose by 0.5 per cent after recording its worst performance in four weeks yesterday. The index failed to finish above the key 5400pt level. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, GDP, INTEL, TELSTRA

First Artificial Blood Cells soon be Manufactured in Industrial Scale (Wikimedia Commons/montuno)
First Artificial Blood Cells soon be Manufactured in Industrial Scale

By IBTimes IN

The production of artificial blood in industrial scale like that in factories could soon be a reality, once artificial blood produced from human stem cells is successfully transfused in patients. It is the latest breakthrough among scientists re-engineering the human body. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: HEPATITIS B

Shock Fall in Industry Output, Exports Deepen Economic Gloom
Shock Fall in Industry Output, Exports Deepen Economic Gloom

By Reuters

India's economic gloom deepened on Friday with a surprise contraction in industrial output, a fall in exports and a jump in the trade deficit, underscoring the enormity of challenges awaiting a new government that takes over in May. (Apr 12)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, ELECTIONS, INDIA, INVESTMENT, CONGRESS

Blackberry Could Face $250m Break Fee If Upcoming Debt-Deal Collapses
BlackBerry May Soon Stop Making Phones If Company Continues Loss

By IBTimes AU

Canadian phonemaker BlackBerry is finally making some sense under new CEO John Chen. After making several failed attempts to regain its lost glory of being the top mobile phone manufacturer that resulted in $1 billion losses under its old CEO, BlackB... (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, BLACKBERRY, ANDROID

Xiaomi And Micromax: New 'Fast' Rising Phone Makers From China And India

By IBTimes AU

Xiaomi and Micromax, Chinese and Indian smartphone makers respectively, are emerging fast threatening the current titan manufacturers Apple and Samsung. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, INDIA, MANAGEMENT, SMARTPHONE

Sun Pharma to Buy Ranbaxy in $3.2 Billion all-share Deal
Europe's Regulator to Inspect Ranbaxy's India Plant in June

By Reuters

Europe's drug regulator said on Wednesday an inspection of Indian generic drugmaker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd's(RANB.NS) Dewas plant in India is planned for June, amid concerns about its production processes after a spate of regulatory sanctions. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, INDIA

iPhone 6 Concept Image by Dani Yako
4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Confirmed for October 2014 Release Date as New Reports Claim Mass Production Start in July?

By IBTimes AU

The iPhone 6 release date is likely happening in the last quarter of 2014 as fresh information from Asia suggests of an iPhone 5S sequel that boasts of a larger screen, and volume production of which begins in July. (Apr 10)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, JAPAN