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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 […]


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 […]


Logistics, Process

HP deems the US as the leader of additive manufacturing

June 6, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The study, which was commissioned by HP Inc, found that it terms of 3D printing adoption, the US ranked first, followed by Germany. Korea placed third, with Japan fourth, and the UK fifth, based on “a country’s governance, capabilities, and […]


Logistics, Process

US Manufacturing Quickens While Prices Keep Spiraling Upward

June 1, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. manufacturing expanded at a faster pace in May and order backlogs grew by the most in 14 years, even as price gains for materials continued to accelerate, the Institute for Supply Management said on June 1. Highlights of ISM […]


Logistics, Process

Vietnam’s manufacturing growth continues for May whilst Taiwan hits 11-month low

June 1, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The nation’s points rose from 52.7 from the previous month, remaining above the 50 points mark that separates contraction from growth. Last month saw Vietnam receive a sharp rise in new orders as well as hitting a record rate of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

May U.S. sales expected to rise behind extra selling day, holiday deals

May 30, 2018

Via: Automotive News

U.S. new-vehicle sales are expected to rise in May, thanks to an extra selling day and deals over the long Memorial Day weekend. Forecasts from Cox Automotive, Edmunds and LMC Automotive/J.D. Power call for sales to rise about 3 percent, […]


Logistics, Process

US car parts tariff could seriously damage Australia’s manufacturing industry

May 30, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The US has announced that it is considering the implementation of another import tariff. The White House is discussing the introduction of a tariff of up to 25% on imported cars, trucks, and vehicle parts. The tariff has been suggested […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Drop in US Aircraft Sales Drag Down April Durable Goods

May 25, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A sharp drop in sales of U.S. civilian aircraft held down durable goods orders in April, offsetting strong gains in other areas, according to government data released Thursday. Despite the overall decline, the numbers showed some signs of continuing health […]


Logistics, Process

Japan hits slowest manufacturing growth in 9 months

May 24, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Japan’s manufacturing sector has seen it’s slowest month of growth since August 2017. According to the Financial Times, the slowest growth for nine months has fallen amid a rise in input prices. The month of May also saw a drop […]