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Category: Design &Planning


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 […]


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

Your Car Knows How You Like Your Coffee – And Can Take Your Order On The Dashboard

December 5, 2017

Via: Forbes

Starting today, General Motors will let you buy coffee, order take-out food or make dinner reservations with the tap of your car’s touchscreen. The service, called Marketplace, links drivers to popular vendors including Starbucks Corp., Dunkin’ Donuts Inc. and Applebee’s. […]


Aerospace & Defense, Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Process

NASA Taps Aurora for Electric Airliner Design

October 24, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to perform a comprehensive evaluation of the Single-aisle Turboelectric Aircraft with Aft Boundary Layer propulsion (STARC-ABL) aircraft […]


Design &Planning, Process

Designer Spotlight: Chevrolet Embraces Young Female Designers

October 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

Designer Spotlight is a regular column focusing on style/design and the professional woman. Car design has traditionally been a man’s domain. No longer true. More and more, automotive companies are evolving the industry stereotype. GM’s Chevrolet is a pioneer in […]


Design &Planning, Logistics, Process

The Challenges and Opportunities of OT & IT Integration

October 11, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

The convergence of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) is one of the key mantras of smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0. OT typically refers to the control and automation technologies supporting physical equipment and processes, and was once intentionally […]


Design &Planning, Process

Burns & McDonnell Completes Expanded Power Asset Testing and Research Lab

September 22, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today’s demand for a smarter and more resilient power grid requires a leap forward in planning, analysis and assessment of everything from load flows, and reliability to operational efficiency, standards compliance and […]


Design &Planning, Process

Foxconn and Rockwell Automation Announce Partnership to Implement Industry-Leading IIoT Solutions

September 14, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., also known as Foxconn, and Rockwell Automation announced today that they are collaborating to implement Connected Enterprise and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) concepts for smart manufacturing in Foxconn’s new U.S. facilities. The companies […]