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Category: Design &Planning


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam

April 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

Samsung will recruit more Vietnamese employees and develop electronics in smart cities in Bac Ninh province and other places, according to a statement posted on the government’s website. Samsung is the largest foreign investor in Vietnam and accounts for around […]


Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Waymo Will Add Up To 20,000 Jaguar Electric SUVs To Its Driverless Taxi Fleet By 2022

March 27, 2018

Via: Forbes

Waymo says it plans to deploy up to 20,000 electric Jaguar SUVs in its planned self-driving taxi service starting in 2020, a confident step forward even as questions swirl about the future of autonomous cars in the wake of a […]


Design &Planning, Process

Gap announces sustainable manufacturing targets to save 10bn litres of water by 2020

March 20, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The American clothing retailer, Gap Inc., has set a sustainable manufacturing target to save 10bn litres of water by the end of 2020. The firm aims to improve its fabric mills and laundries to be more innovative and efficient as […]


Design &Planning, Process

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Will Help Rebuild American Manufacturing

March 7, 2018

Via: Industry Week

There has been quite a furor in financial and political circles since President Trump announced the that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from all countries. There has been an outcry that it would raise consumer prices, […]


Design &Planning, Process

U.S. Intel plans $5 billion investment in Israeli plant: minister

February 21, 2018

Via: Reuters

Intel, would start expanding the plant this year and work would be completed in 2020, the minister said in a statement. A spokesman for Intel in Israel declined to comment. The U.S. semiconductor firm has said it planned to upgrade […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Blockchain in Manufacturing: Prospect Monitoring – A Sneak Peek

February 21, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Aberdeen’s new Prospect Monitoring Service identifies active researchers in any defined market, on any topic of interest. It provides continuous insight powered by a repository of over 100 billion content consumption events annually across a consortium of over 3,500 websites. […]


Design &Planning, Process

Foxconn Unit Planning $4 Billion Investment After China IPO

February 12, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Foxconn Industrial Internet Co. is seeking to use proceeds from an initial public offering in China to bankroll 27.3 billion yuan ($4.31 billion) investment in next-generation projects. A unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the Taiwanese manufacturing giant responsible […]


Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets

February 6, 2018

Via: Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Tuesday it will launch the new version of its all-electric vehicle Leaf in seven markets in Asia-Pacific, and explore bringing it to two more, in its latest push to boost sales […]


Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Process

FDA focuses on digital health and diagnostics in 2018

February 2, 2018

Via: Mass Device

US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb provided some key digital health initiatives along with his vision on how he wants the agency to work with the sector in the coming years. A published list of the commissioner’s priorities titled “Healthy Innovation, […]


Design &Planning, Process

Adding Sustainability and Quality to EH&S for Manufacturing

December 6, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The field of EH&S has increasingly brought global sustainability into the fold.  Management-level EH&S leaders are the environmental stewards of the corporate world, and are increasingly responsible for designing and implementing strategies to take companies beyond compliance. These initiatives involve […]