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Design &Planning, Process

Foxconn Unit Planning $4 Billion Investment After China IPO

February 12, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Foxconn Industrial Internet Co. is seeking to use proceeds from an initial public offering in China to bankroll 27.3 billion yuan ($4.31 billion) investment in next-generation projects. A unit of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the Taiwanese manufacturing giant responsible […]


Process, Production

Modular Pallet Handling System Enables Flexible Production

February 12, 2018

Via: MFRTech

Liebherr Automation Systems’ PHS Allround pallet handling system is designed to enable flexible production with four- and five-axis machining centers in a range of shops. The modular concept, available in three capacities, can handle loads weighing up to 3 tons […]


Process, Production

Apple shares skid on report of iPhone X production cut

January 29, 2018

Via: Reuters

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will halve its iPhone X production target for the first three months of the year to around 20 million units, Nikkei reported on Monday, sending its shares down more than 2 percent in early trading. The report […]


Process, Production

Campbell Soup Shifting Canadian Production to US Factories

January 25, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Campbell Soup Co. is closing its lone Canadian factory in Toronto and shifting production to three existing facilities in the U.S., a symbolic victory for efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. The move will result in 380 job cuts in Canada, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Expanded Measurement Systems for Aerospace, Automotive Applications

January 19, 2018

Via: MFRTech

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announced the expansion of its high-throughput and high-accuracy HTA Measurement solution for airplane engine and powertrain applications. The new technology packages deliver reduced measurement cycles and rich data sets for manufacturers looking to integrate dimensional inspection more […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Study: Implantable robot helps spur tissue regeneration

January 11, 2018

Via: Mass Device

An implantable, programmable robot induced cell growth and lengthened part of the esophagus in an animal model by more than 75%, according to researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital. The team reported in Science Robotics today that the robot triggered tissue […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Data and Analytics Take Hold in Oil and Gas Production

January 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

The oil and gas industry, like many others, is embracing and intensifying its use of data and analytics. And it is no surprise. The industry has learned what other manufacturing industries have long known: tapping into the power of data […]


Logistics, Process

China’s manufacturing sector hits four month high, boosting stocks

January 4, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The manufacturing industry in China successfully beat its predicted forecasts in the final months of 2017. According to the Caxin-Markit manufacturing purchasing mangers’ index, Decembers rating was a rapid increase, rising from 50.8 in the previous month to 51.5. This […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla falls on Model 3 production delay, but analysts upbeat

January 4, 2018

Via: Reuters

Analysts, however, stayed upbeat, saying the electric car maker had finally set an achievable target for their mass-market sedan that is priced at $35,000. SPONSORED Tesla said on Wednesday it would likely build about 2,500 Model 3s per week by […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

BlackBerry software to be used in Baidu’s self-driving platform

January 3, 2018

Via: Reuters

BlackBerry, which has developed software QNX Hypervisor 2.0 to run complex computer systems in vehicles, said Baidu will use its software for its self-driving open platform, Apollo. “By integrating the BlackBerry QNX OS with the Apollo platform, we will enable […]