EV makers tap special-purpose firms for funding

August 12, 2020

Electric commercial truck maker Nikola Corp. tried unsuccessfully to raise $1 billion in the private markets and only turned to a merger with a so-called blank-check company to go public as a way to raise the needed funds, its CFO […]

Jaguar Land Rover loses court battle over Defender trademark

August 4, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover lost a UK court bid to get the trademark rights for the shape of its iconic Defender SUV, freeing billionaire Jim Ratcliffe’s Ineos Group to go ahead with the Grenadier off-road vehicle. A London court on Monday […]

Top Five Advantages of Ocean Freight Shipping

July 30, 2020

Category: Logistics, Process

If you are setting up a business that requires transporting your product overseas, you are probably wondering if you should use ocean freight shipping or if you should use an air carrier. There are advantages and disadvantages to each method […]

Design & Planning, Logistics, Process

Maintaining Safety Amid Disruption

August 11, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The pandemic has increased stress levels across industries, leading to lapses in health and safety practices that put workers at heightened risk for exposure and injury. To better protect their workforces, including their third-party contract workers, companies are taking a […]

Process, Quality Control, R & D

How Machine Tool Feedback Can Reveal or Hide Axis Errors

August 10, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Solutions for avoiding thermally induced dimensional deviations of workpieces have become more crucial than ever for the machine tool building industry. Thermal drift is primarily caused by feed axes on the basis of recirculating ball screws. The temperature distribution along […]

Design & Planning, Process

How Manufacturers Hurt by COVID Can Get Back on Track

August 10, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The COVID-19 pandemic has, of course, created incredible, worldwide disruption, devastating millions of lives and costing the economy trillions of dollars. These impacts have been felt far and wide, including the manufacturing sector, which has been hit hard by the […]