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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla production pause adds to Model 3 concerns

April 17, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell as much as 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday, a temporary halt in production of its Model 3 sedan adding to nerves about the electric car maker’s consistent failure to keep its […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Toray Plastics America Garners Rhode Island Workforce Development Award

April 17, 2018

Via: MFRTech

The company is a leading manufacturer of PET, PP, bio-based, and metallized films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications and conducts all its manufacturing and metallizing at one location. The company is also now […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Gulfstream to Extend Operating Hours, Add More Capabilities in Beijing

April 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its company-owned service center in Beijing will extend its hours of operation, enhancing its support of operators based in and traveling through the region. During the second quarter of 2018, the facility at Beijing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Engineering the 2019 Jeep Cherokee

April 16, 2018

Via: MFRTech

The Jeep Cherokee, which was launched in its current manifestation as a model year 2014 vehicle, and which has just undergone a major refresh for MY 2019, is nothing if not a solid success. For March 2018, for example, there […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

California oil firms had nearly 400 violations

April 11, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oil and gas companies drilling in state waters off Southern California violated regulations nearly 400 times in the past three years, according to a report being released Wednesday by an environmental group. Records compiled by the […]


Logistics, Process

The Beauty of Flexible Manufacturing

April 11, 2018

Via: Automation World

Mass customization is a phrase that we’re becoming increasingly familiar with in manufacturing, particularly within consumer goods. Connected consumers—with ever-increasing and rapidly changing demands—are dictating a whole new level of flexibility and connectedness from manufacturers. This trend is arguably no […]


Process, Production, R&D

HP showcases new 3D production technology at the Additive Manufacturing Users Group

April 10, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The US-based technology firm, HP, unveiled its at the world’s largest 3D printing user event on 9 April. The company showcased its new large-scale customer deployments and the Reinventing HP With Multi Jet Fusion programme at the Additive Manufacturing Users […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Medtronic wins CE Mark for Visualase brain surgery device

April 10, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Visualase brain surgery device. Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic said the MRI-guided Visualase system uses a small-diameter probe to deliver laser energy to ablate soft tissue […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

2018 Ford F-150 – Can 32 Million Americans Be Wrong?

April 4, 2018

Via: Forbes

It’s hard to argue with a success story like the Ford F- Series. It has been North America’s best selling vehicle for decades and this year it cements its market leadership with a host of improvements. Just how dominant is […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Albuquerque town hall to focus on oil and gas drilling

April 3, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two elected officials in New Mexico’s largest metropolitan area want to talk about oil and gas development and whether there’s a need for an ordinance to govern drilling in the Albuquerque area. City Councilor and Democratic […]