6 funny ways employees livened up dull out-of-office replies

Imagine emailing a key vendor contact and getting an automated message back saying he or she has decided to run away to join the circus.

Record-breaking penalty only the start for embattled firm

A record-breaking penalty is only one piece of the disciplinary puzzle one manufacturer has to contend with after it violated a pair of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.

Success story turns sour: $3.75M court settlement

This manufacturer’s product was on top of the world a few years ago, but now it’s landed the company on the wrong side of a costly court settlement.

Government shutdown rages on: What does it mean for manufacturers?

Whether you call it a shutdown, a slimdown or even just a giant waste of everyone’s time, it doesn’t change the facts: The government’s operating on a skeleton crew right now. So what does that mean for manufacturers?