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Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Tandem launches insulin pump with predictive low glucose suspend feature in US

August 20, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) last week launched its t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology in the U.S. The company’s latest pump includes a predictive low glucose suspend feature designed to reduce the frequency and duration of hypoglycemia. Using the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Tesla’s Model 3 margins could be dented by costly powertrain: UBS

August 17, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) premium Model 3 sedan will not produce better profit margins than a conventional BMW (BMWG.DE) and the company could actually lose $6,000 on every base model due to higher costs for the powertrain, […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Texas, refineries urged to plan storm shutdowns to cut pollution

August 16, 2018

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Texas environment regulators should coordinate shutdowns of oil refineries and other petrochemical plants during major storms to avoid big releases of air pollution like during last year’s Hurricane Harvey, a report said on Thursday. A year ago […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Harley CEO Refutes ‘Misinformation’ After Another Trump Attack

August 15, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Harley-Davidson Inc. Chief Executive Officer Matt Levatich pushed back against what he called “misinformation” surrounding the company’s plans to move some production overseas. The iconic American motorcycle maker has been the target of angry tweets from President Donald Trump since […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Is Fighting With Wall Street Over Its Cherished Dividend

August 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Wall Street says Ford Motor Co. must cut its dividend. The automaker says that’s nonsense. The debate erupting over Ford’s quarterly payout to shareholders — including the founding family that derives millions from the disbursements — is exposing a growing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Trump Backs Harley Boycott If Some Production Moves Overseas

August 13, 2018

Via: Industry Week

President Donald Trump, using Twitter again to criticize a company he once hailed as a “true American icon,” gave his backing to Harley-Davidson Inc. motorcycle owners who may boycott the manufacturer if it moves some production out of the U.S. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Medtronic launches Extravascular ICD pilot study

August 10, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said yesterday it launched a pilot study of its investigational Extravascular Implantable cardioverter defibrillator system, with the first patient implant already performed at New Zealand’s Christchurch Hospital. The Fridley, Minn.-based company’s EV ICD system uses leads placed outside […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

August 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the planemaker’s largest source of profit. Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Juniper Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial and Operating Results

August 9, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

BOSTON, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Juniper Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNP), a diversified healthcare company with core businesses of its CRINONE® (progesterone gel) franchise and fee-for-service pharmaceutical development and manufacturing business, Juniper Pharma Services (“JPS”), today announced financial results for the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

How to Inspire Our Next Generation of Manufacturing Leaders

August 8, 2018

Via: Industry Week

In early July I dropped by Cleveland State University to check out the Advanced Materials for 3D Printing conference presented by the Northeast Ohio Additive Manufacturing Cluster. Industry experts and materials technologists had come together to talk about advancements in […]