How the Manufacturing Industry Fared in 2020

January 13, 2021

Category: Process, Production

COVID-19 has brought with it several changes — many of which have had a lasting impact on the manufacturing industry. At the onset of the pandemic, manufacturing saw significant shifts in demand. Some manufacturers, like those serving at-home workers, benefitted […]

4 Factors Driving Industrial AI Category Growth in 2021

January 6, 2021

Category: Process, R & D

The years-long trend toward Industry 4.0, coupled with the pressures of 2020’s economic climate, have made one thing clear: the need to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just accelerating; it’s become critical. And while many industrial organizations still lack expertise […]

Oil’s Brief Rally Fades With Supply Risks Countering Stimulus

December 28, 2020

A brief rally in crude oil deflated Dec. 28 as investors ignored a broader market surge that pushed equities to an all-time high and focused instead on looming new supply from OPEC+. Futures in New York were little changed in […]

Process, R & D

Wireless Charging for Industry 4.0’s Mobile Robots

January 13, 2021

Via: Industry Today

To stay competitive in today’s markets and join the march towards Industry 4.0, manufacturers are investing in advanced mobile robotics throughout their factories and warehouses. With these mobile robots, manufacturers can boost operational efficiencies without increasing labor or costs. However, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

General Motors unveils EV van as part of new commercial business unit

January 12, 2021


General Motors said Tuesday it plans to launch an all-electric van called the EV600 this year. The van – part of GM’s plan to invest $27 billion in electric and autonomous vehicles by 2025 – will be the first vehicle […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Daimler Trucks-Backed Proterra to Go Public Through ArcLight SPAC

January 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Proterra Inc., which makes electric buses and batteries, agreed to go public through a merger with special purpose acquisition company ArcLight Clean Transition Corp. The deal represents an enterprise value of $1.6 billion for Proterra and includes $415 million from […]