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iPhone 6 supplier Jabil accused of labor violations


September 29, 2014 6:00 pm ET

The same Jabil Circuit Inc. facility in Wuxi, China that faced labor violation accusations last September just before the iPhone 5S and 5C release is facing similar charges this September, after the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus release.

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Worker injured in fire at Primex sheet plant


September 24, 2014 5:37 pm ET

UPDATED — A Primex Plastics Corp. worker burned in an electrical accident at the company’s Mesquite, Nev., plant will recover, according to a company official.

Newell Rubbermaid to offer lump-sum pension benefits to 5,700


September 24, 2014 11:33 am ET

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. will offer about 5,700 former vested employees not yet receiving pension benefits the opportunity to convert their future monthly annuity to a cash lump-sum benefit.

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California mold maker adds new press


September 9, 2014 1:54 pm ET

M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp. of Brea, Calif., has upgraded its injection molding capability to enhance testing and sampling of customer molds prior to shipment.

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CEO likeability is an unmeasured asset


September 9, 2014 12:01 pm ET

Would you want to work for Artie T.?

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Society shift to blame for skills gap


September 9, 2014 11:15 am ET

Today, finding skilled manufacturing workers is a top concern for factories in the United States and, really, around the world. Here in the USA, it's hard even to interest people in factory jobs, and even engineering and technology, particularly the ...

Frivolous lawsuits drag us down


September 9, 2014 10:00 am ET

I applaud Mr. Duffy's article in your Mailbag section (“Cease and desist progress?” March 24).

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Wage and salary study shows stabilization


September 4, 2014 12:05 pm ET

INDIANAPOLIS — Pay in the plastics industry has stabilized, according to the 2014 Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) Wage and Salary Report.

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Westminster Tool creates academy to find, train future toolmakers


August 22, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Westminster Tool Inc. begins its own Westminster Academy to find and train skilled employees.

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Making the most of complexity


August 22, 2014 1:02 pm ET

In the global market for injection molded parts, custom molders have tried a million different ways to differentiate themselves from the pack. Make that a million and one.

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