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Process, R&D

What Darwin and the Model T Can Teach Toyota

June 18, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized mobility, assembly lines and society in the early 20th century. Since then, though, it’s difficult to say whether automakers have ever truly transformed themselves and the economy, or have just continued to evolve. Toyota Motor […]


Design &Planning, Process

America’s New Factory Building Frenzy

June 15, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A flurry of new manufacturing facilities has begun popping up across the U.S. In this environment of low unemployment, skills deficits and shifting corporate paradigms, this abundance is rife with challenge and potential. We spoke with several manufacturers in the […]


Logistics, Process, Uncategorized

China vows action against ‘blind’ electric vehicle growth

June 15, 2018

Via: Reuters

China is aggressively pushing the new energy vehicle (NEV) sector as it tries to not only cut air pollution from traditional combustion engines but also boost China’s high-tech clout. But experts have warned the sector is facing overcapacity risks, with […]


Process, Production

Renault invests in French electric car plant upgrade

June 14, 2018

Via: Reuters

The Zoe production line in Flins, west of Paris, will double its maximum output with the battery-powered subcompact’s next upgrade, the company said in a statement, and its northern Douai factory will tool up to build electric cars on a […]


Process, R&D

Industry 4.0 has encourage CNC growth in the Motorsport industry

June 14, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

CNC machining is enjoying its fastest ever rise in use and popularity in order to meet modern manufacturing needs. Manufacturing Global finds out how the world of motorsport is contributing to this trend. With the internet of things leading the […]


Design &Planning, Process

General Electric to end manufacturing operations at its Virginia plant

June 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The Boston-headquartered conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has confirmed it will be closing the manufacturing operations at its Virginia, plant. The power unit will keep the site’s engineering centre open, which employs 200 people. More than 260 people will lose their […]


Process, Production

Gucci to focus on in-house manufacturing to meet Chinese demand

June 11, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The luxury Italian fashion house, Gucci, has announced that it will be focusing on in-house manufacturing in order to increase production and meet demand. The Kerring-owned brand has announced a new strategy that aims to meet increasing demand from China […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Apple plans to make 20 percent fewer new model iPhones this year: Nikkei

June 8, 2018

Via: Reuters

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) expects to ship 80 million new model iPhones this year, down 20 percent from what it had planned at the same time last year, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing industry sources. The California-based firm has asked […]


Logistics, Process

Articulated Robots 2018: Global Market Forecast to 2023 – A $23.51 Billion Market Opportunity

June 8, 2018

Via: PR Newswire

The articulated robot market (excluding the cost of robotic peripherals, software, and system engineering) is expected to grow from USD 10.92 Billion in 2018 to USD 23.51 Billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 16.58% during the forecast period. The […]


Logistics, Process

Musk Fails to Quell Safety Doubts with Head-Scratching Data

June 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Tesla Inc. would need to release more information than Elon Musk gave shareholders to set the record straight on the electric-car maker’s work-safety record, according to former occupational health officials who worked under the Obama administration. The rate of injuries […]