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House votes (again) to repeal medical device tax

July 25, 2018

Via: Mass Device

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 283-132 this week to repeal the 2.3% tax levied upon medical devices as part of the Affordable Care Act. The medical device tax, which has long been decried by the industry as a measure […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Driverless Cars? After Deadly Accidents, Most Americans Would Rather Take the Bus

July 24, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Recent fatalities involving self-driving vehicles appear to be making people nervous about the automotive technology. When asked in a survey by researchers at the Brookings Institution how likely they are to ride in a self-driving car, only 21% of adult […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

General Electric to spin out GE Healthcare

June 26, 2018

Via: Mass Device

General Electric (NYSE:GE) said today that it plans to spin out its GE Healthcare subsidiary as a stand-alone, publicly traded entity to focus on its aviation, power and renewable energy businesses. The Boston-based industrial conglomerate also said it’s planning an […]


Process, R&D

Beyond Production – How 3D Printing is Advancing Business Transformation

June 19, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Additive Manufacturing or 3D Printing refers to the set of processes used for manufacturing physical objects directly from a digital model. It utilizes raw materials added one layer at a time, undergoing various processes to create a finished product without […]


Design &Planning, Process, R&D

Sneak Peek: Predictive Maintenance Buying Intent in Manufacturing

June 1, 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 30,000 websites. […]


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

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, 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 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production, Workforce Development

Wal-Mart committed to buying US manufactured products

October 9, 2017

Via: Manufacturing Global

US retail giant Wal-Mart has revealed that it will be more readily pursuing a policy of supporting US manufacturing firms by purchasing US manufactured goods. The firm put forward a further $250bn until 2023 that will be used to support […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota And Mazda Join Hands To Build EVs

September 28, 2017

Via: Forbes

Conventional Twitter-wisdom has it that Toyota hates anything with batteries, and that zoom-zoom Mazda can’t kick its petroleum habit. Today, both of them joined forces to make electric cars. Mazda, Toyota, and Toyota-Group parts maker Denso agreed to jointly develop […]