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Process, Production

Gucci to focus on in-house manufacturing to meet Chinese demand

June 11, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The luxury Italian fashion house, Gucci, has announced that it will be focusing on in-house manufacturing in order to increase production and meet demand. The Kerring-owned brand has announced a new strategy that aims to meet increasing demand from China […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Apple plans to make 20 percent fewer new model iPhones this year: Nikkei

June 8, 2018

Via: Reuters

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) expects to ship 80 million new model iPhones this year, down 20 percent from what it had planned at the same time last year, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing industry sources. The California-based firm has asked […]


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 […]


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. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford Resuming Output of F-Series After Supplier Fire

May 17, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Ford Motor Co. will resume building its biggest moneymaker, the F-150 pickup, two weeks after a fire at a supplier’s factory halted production of trucks at three plants. Production of F-Series pickups will restart first at Ford’s Dearborn, Mich., factory […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

BMW Has Some Production Tips as E-Car Rivalry With Musk Ramps Up

May 17, 2018

Via: Industry Week

As Tesla Inc. struggles with producing its first high-volume car, BMW AG has some ideas its electric-vehicle rival could learn from: Embrace human labor, be flexible and focus on the details. Tesla, whose Model 3 is set to compete with […]


Logistics, Process, Production

US Factory Production Shows Broad-Based Gain Outside Autos

May 16, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. factory production regained its footing in April to push capacity utilization to the highest since 2015, indicating the industry will support economic growth this quarter, Federal Reserve data showed Wednesday. Highlights of Industrial Production (April) Factory output rose 0.5% […]


Process, Production

GM’s operating profit sinks 27% on lower pickup production; net falls 60%

April 26, 2018

Via: Automotive News

General Motors’ net income and operating profit significantly fell in the first quarter due to planned downtime in its full-size pickup production, a restructuring in Korea and other costs. The automaker said earnings before interest and taxes declined 27 percent […]


Design &Planning, Process, Production

Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam

April 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

Samsung will recruit more Vietnamese employees and develop electronics in smart cities in Bac Ninh province and other places, according to a statement posted on the government’s website. Samsung is the largest foreign investor in Vietnam and accounts for around […]


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 […]