Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months

May 17, 2019

WASHINGTON — The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks with […]

U.S. solar hits 2 million installations, will double in four years

May 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – There are now more than 2 million solar installations in the United States, a milestone reached just three years after hitting the 1 million mark, an industry trade group said on Thursday. U.S. solar installations now produce enough […]

US Factory Gauge Falls to Two-Year Low as Orders, Output Cool

May 1, 2019

Category: Logistics, Process

A gauge of U.S. factories fell in April to the weakest level since late 2016, signaling that manufacturing headwinds extended into the second quarter as companies continue to confront uncertainty about trade. The Institute for Supply Management index slumped to […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Exclusive: Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

May 15, 2019

Via: Reuters

The exporting underscores the depth of Tesla’s troubles in the U.S. solar business, which the electric car maker entered in 2016 with its controversial $2.6 billion purchase of SolarCity. Tesla has only sporadically purchased solar cells produced by its partner […]

Process, Production

Sintavia opens new Florida facility

May 14, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

The 55,000-sq-ft facility will also serve as the company’s headquarters. The company specializes in the manufacturing of metal parts for the aerospace and defense industries. Accordingly, Brian Neff, the Chairman and CEO of Sintavia, said that “this new facility is […]


Huawei willing to sign ‘no-spy’ agreements with governments: chairman

May 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company’s chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns. Washington has told allies […]