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Unlocking manufacturing excellence

June 13, 2024

Via: Today's Medical Developments

For the manufacturing industry, collaboration has never been more important. Navigating new technologies, global crises and the pressure to become more sustainable and productive can place a lot of weight on a manufacturer’s shoulders, and those working in the industry […]


Process, R & D

Navigating The Shift To Automated Manufacturing With 3D Scanning

June 10, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In today’s manufacturing sectors, companies are continually confronted with various pressing challenges. Labor shortages and rising labor costs require innovative solutions to maintain productivity with less staff. In addition, relentless inflation continues to exert pressure on raw material costs, squeezing […]


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2024 State of Manufacturing Report Reveals Industry at Critical Inflection Point

June 4, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Fictiv, a global manufacturing company, has announced the release of its ninth-annual ‘State of Manufacturing Report’ — an industry-leading survey of manufacturing leaders that tracks perspectives on the economy, supply chain, AI, sustainability, and more. Following years of supply chain […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

TTM Technologies Expanding Workforce In Connecticut

June 3, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Global manufacturer TTM Technologies recently announced plans to expand its workforce at the company’s two Stafford, Connecticut locations. The California-based company manufactures technology solutions, including radio frequency components, RF microwave/microelectronic assemblies, and advanced printed circuit boards. TTM is planning to […]


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Nvidia enabling AI factories

June 3, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

ASRock Rack, ASUS, GIGABYTE, Ingrasys, Inventec, Pegatron, QCT, Supermicro, Wistron and Wiwynn will deliver cloud, on-premises, embedded and edge AI systems using Nvidia GPUs and networking, says Nvidia. “The next industrial revolution has begun,” says  Huang, “companies and countries are […]


Process, Production

Smart Manufacturing 5.0 Offers More Efficient Approach To Modernizing Production

May 30, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Info-Tech Research Group’s latest blueprint emphasizes the crucial role of Smart Manufacturing 5.0 in modernizing production and offers key strategies for integrating advanced technologies and human-centric practices. The newly published research provides actionable insights to enable manufacturers to enhance operational […]


Process, Production

Cognitive Robotics Transforming Future of Manufacturing

May 28, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, technological advancements continually reshape the industry’s capabilities. One such innovation making significant strides is cognitive robotics. These intelligent systems blend robotics with cognitive computing, enabling machines to perceive, learn, reason, and interact with their […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EV maker Tesla breaks ground on Megapack energy storage battery factory in Shanghai

May 23, 2024

Via: Phys.org

Electric vehicle maker Tesla has begun construction of a factory in Shanghai to make its Megapack energy storage batteries, Chinese state media reported Thursday. The $200 million plant in Shanghai’s Lingang pilot free trade zone will be the first Tesla […]


Process, Production

Dell and Nvidia upgrade AI Factory

May 22, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

“Organizations are moving quickly to capture the AI opportunity, which is why our collaboration with NVIDIA is so important,” says Michael Dell, “our expansion of the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA continues our joint mission – we’re making it easy […]


Process, Production

Revolutionizing Semiconductor Manufacturing with SECS/GEM: Enhancing Efficiency and Connectivity

May 21, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

SECS/GEM is a standardized communication protocol developed by SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International) to facilitate communication between semiconductor manufacturing equipment and host systems (typically manufacturing execution systems or factory control systems). It provides a common language for equipment and […]


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Manufacturers Can Overcome Condensation Challenges

May 21, 2024

Via: Industry Today

Food and beverage manufacturers face some of the most difficult printing environments of any industry. Fast line speeds, the growing demand for variable content, and small batch productions can complicate online product coding operations. In addition, condensation on packaging often […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Hanwha Aerospace Celebrates Production of 10,000 Military Engines

April 16, 2024

Via: ASD News

Hanwha Aerospace rolled out its 10,000th military engine on April 15, achieving a major milestone for its indigenous development and manufacturing of aero engines. A ceremony was held at the Changwon Plant I to commemorate the rollout of the 10,000th […]


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U.S. Steel Unveils Plan to Capture Carbon Emissions at Gary Works Facility

April 4, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The United States Steel Corporation (U.S. Steel) announced on Wednesday a collaboration with Texas-based CarbonFree to capture carbon emissions produced by U.S. Steel’s Gary Works blast furnaces in Northwest Indiana. The project will be the first commercial-scale carbon capture utilization […]


Process, Production

Intel breaks out foundry finances

April 3, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The company has applied the new financial model for its foundry business to previous years’ results and says that last year the foundry operation had revenues of $18.9 billion for a loss of $7 billion down from 2022 revenues of […]


Regulations

Intel Awarded Biggest CHIPS and Science Act Grant to Date

March 20, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Commerce Department will award Intel up to $8.5 billion and provide the American company with up to $11 billion in loans through the CHIPS and Science Act fund, President Biden announced on Wednesday during a visit to Intel’s campus […]


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Taalas chip ‘opens the way’ to reducing AI cost by 1000x

March 8, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

In Q3, the company plans to tape out its first large language model chip and, in Q1 2025, intends to IMG_0296-150×150.webpmake it available to early customers. Taalas has raised $50 million dollars over two rounds of funding led by Pierre […]


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$1.5 billion Chips and Science Act money for Globalfoundries

February 19, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The funding will support three GF projects: Expansion of the company’s Malta, NY, fab by adding critical technologies already in production in GF’s Singapore and Germany facilities geared towards enabling the U.S. auto industry to ensure supply chain resilience for […]


Process, Quality Control

NEC develops RAN optimisation technology

February 19, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

NEC will incorporate the technology into RAN Intelligent Controllers (RIC) and conduct demonstration tests using this technology by March 2025. There is growing momentum to promote digital transformation (DX) by utilizing the latest technologies such as 5G, AI and the […]


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Buy America is Surprisingly Popular Among the Witnesses at a House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee Hearing

February 15, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

A House Transportation & Infrastructure subcommittee held a hearing on Thursday examining the implementation of Buy America preferences enacted as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in 2021. And it was notable how popular the concept of Buy America was […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Heart-on-a-Chip promises cardiovascular benefits

February 14, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The HoC promises to replace animal testing, shorten drug development timelines and reduce costs. It mimics the interactions of cells within the heart on a small chip and is part of the larger organ-on-a-chip (OoC) suite. The actual design of […]