manufacturing

foxconn

Wisconsin Is Fighting to Renegotiate Its Foxconn Deal

Foxconn’s controversial plant in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin has faced resistance from the beginning. Now, Governor Evers is calling on the tech-manufacturing company to renegotiate.
Caroline Haskins
4.19.19
Comment

Detroit’s Economic Development Is the Comeback America's Been Waiting For

The Motor City is the starting point for more inclusive and sustainable neighborhood development in post-industrial US cities.
Kyle Ofori
6.15.17
Impact Work

France is Transforming Old Manufacturing Towns Into Eco-Friendly Cities

After decades of industrial decline, France's northern rust belt took drastic measures to lead the country's economic and sustainable innovation.
Alexis Chemblette
6.14.17
Consumerism

99 American Artists Display Their Dollar Store Dreams in Detroit

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s new exhibition about the dollar store holds value in the Motor City.
Rebecca Mazzei
5.31.17
Re-Exposure

Copies of Copies: The Surprisingly Complicated Process of Making a CD

It takes a whole lot of steps to get an optical disc ready for your CD Walkman—yet it has a surprising amount in common with pressing a record.
Ernie Smith
3.27.17
The Robots Are Coming

A French Presidential Candidate Wants to Tax Robots to Save Human Workers

French Socialist Party candidate Benoit Hamon believes a tax on robots can offset human workers' lost wealth to automation.
Roisin Kiberd
2.3.17
Art

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.
Diana Shi
1.8.17
Apple

Why an ‘Assembled in America’ iPhone Won’t Bring Back Skilled Manufacturing Jobs

It’s going to take a lot more than a trade war with China to stop forces like automation from transforming manufacturing.
Alasdair Allan
11.16.16
News

Robots Will Take Two-Thirds of All Jobs In the Developing World, UN Says

She who has the most robots wins.
Jordan Pearson
11.9.16
beer

This Keg Factory Wants to Make America Beer Again

As the only manufacturer of stainless steel beer kegs in the country, American Keg is bringing keg-making back to the US while providing jobs for one of the lowest-income cities in Pennsylvania.
B. David Zarley
9.22.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama will veto a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, Hillary Clinton says she didn't think her pneumonia would be "that big a deal," the NCAA responds to North Carolina's "bathroom bill," and more.
VICE Staff
9.13.16
uk

8Bit Just Became the First Vaping Company to Fold Because of New Regulations

8BitVape, a popular UK custom e-liquid manufacturer, announced it will be shutting down in the face of strict regulations.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.18.16
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