Increasing Role of Augmented Reality in Quality Control

September 20, 2023

Quality control is a critical aspect of manufacturing where precision, consistency, and safety are paramount. Traditionally, quality control relied on human inspection and sophisticated inspection equipment. However, the advent of augmented reality (AR) has brought about a transformation in how […]

Just How Much Money Has Been Invested into Clean Energy Technology? A New Project is Keeping Track

September 14, 2023

Industrial policy designed to spur clean energy manufacturing and technology adoption led to $213 billion worth of public and private investments over the past year, according to a new real-time tracker that’s monitoring the manufacture and deployment of greenhouse gas […]

U.S. Trade Enforcement Works. We Should Make Its Tools Even Stronger

September 7, 2023

Category: Regulations

There’s always a lot of complaining when a domestic manufacturer asks the federal government to enforce U.S. trade law. Importing industries, or their associations, will often smear petitioners, as happened to the California solar panel manufacturer that accused Chinese companies […]


Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling Eyes $500M Expansion In California

September 12, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling will invest $500 million to expand its facility in Rancho Cucamonga, California. The current site, in a city roughly 40 miles east of Los Angeles, will be demolished to construct a new, 620,000-square-foot building at the same […]


Industrial copper and cobalt mining in DRC linked to human rights abuse

September 12, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“The forced evictions taking place as companies seek to expand industrial-scale copper and cobalt mining, projects are wrecking lives and must stop now,” said Amnesty International secretary general Agnès Callamard. “Amnesty International recognises the vital function of rechargeable batteries in […]

Process, Production

Samsung halves NAND production

September 12, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

Other suppliers are expected to follow suit and increase their production cutbacks in Q4 to accelerate inventory reduction. Consequently, Q4 NAND Flash average prices are projected to either hold firm or witness a mild surge, possibly in the ballpark of […]