Manufacturing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19127/all en Turin, home of Fiat, could be the next Detroit if the auto industry moves on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/110222/turin-fiat-auto-industry <p> A battle between Fiat and its employees&#39; unions captures the attention of all Italy, which fears its manufacturing base will disappear.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/italy/110222/turin-fiat-auto-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Union Manufacturing Silvio Berlusconi Turin Europe Global Economy Italy Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:07:00 +0000 Alessandro Speciale 5626146 at http://www.globalpost.com French manufacturing base is contracting rapidly as a result of crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/french-manufacturing-base-contracting-rapidly-result-crisis In the last three years hundreds of French factories have closed as a result of the economic crisis and tens of thousands of jobs have been permanently lost<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/french-manufacturing-base-contracting-rapidly-result-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bruce Springsteen euro zone crisis France Home Manufacturing Mississippi river Ohio River Regions unemployment France Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 29 Dec 2011 10:01:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5685363 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple factory in Foxconn City inspected by Fair Labor Association http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120213/apple-asks-fair-labor-association-inspect-factories-foxconn-city-china A 2009 GlobalPost investigation found that human rights abuses are common at factories where Apple products are made. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120213/apple-asks-fair-labor-association-inspect-factories-foxconn-city-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple China China factories Manufacturing Mobile Phones Silicon Sweatshops Technology news United States Americas Business China Technology Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:19:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691540 at http://www.globalpost.com Bangladesh: Another factory fire breaks out as thousands protest previous deadly blaze http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/bangladesh/121126/bangladesh-garment-factory-fire-dhaka-protest The fire that broke out late on Saturday at the Tazreen Fashions factory near Dhaka took as many as 124 lives, according to reports, making it the deadliest fire ever to hit Bangladesh's garment industry.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/bangladesh/121126/bangladesh-garment-factory-fire-dhaka-protest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Rights Manufacturing Bangladesh Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:32:00 +0000 News Desk 5727138 at http://www.globalpost.com Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5808859 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video </div> </div> </div> <p>Watch the video to see how a historic 300-acre Navy Yard became a new model for urban manufacturing</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Visual Measures </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="960" height="540" title="Brooklyn Navy Yard" alt="Brooklyn Navy Yard" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/9d9b29400bc5c-original.jpg?1365601626" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2013:04:10 10:08</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("9d9b29400bc5c", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> goldman Goldman Sachs Manufacturing navy navy yard vm Video Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:08:12 +0000 Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video 5808859 at http://www.globalpost.com