Category: News


US 2021 Manufacturing Technology Orders Increase 22.4%

April 14, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders totaled $377.6 million in February 2021, a 17.8% increase from January 2021 and a 34.2% increase over February 2020, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). […]


2020 semi revenues up 10.4%

April 13, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

“Memory, GPUs and 5G chipsets led semiconductor growth, driven by hyperscale, PC, ultramobile and 5G handset end-market demand, while automotive and industrial electronics suffered due to lower spending or a pause in spending owing to COVID-19,” says vp Andrew Norwood. […]

News, Process, Production

New Balance’s Made in USA Line Gets a Notable New Director

April 7, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

As the kids say these days, we at the Alliance for American Manufacturing stan for American-made New Balance shoes. This sneaker company is one of the last manufacturers of athletic footwear in the United States, and it has gone to […]


M&A Is Poised To Be Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Success Story

March 22, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Of all the industrial trends that will come into focus on the heels of Covid-19, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) will surely be among the top. The prioritization of M&A may already be underway. We know that despite some early reticence […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, News

US Oil Majors Downgraded by S&P on Climate Risk, Earnings

February 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and ConocoPhillips had their credit ratings lowered after S&P Global Ratings followed through on its recent warning and revised the industry’s risk profile due to climate change and weak earnings. The oil and gas producers’ […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News, Regulations

Automakers Push for Congressional Movement on AV Rules

February 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

WASHINGTON — A group of nearly four-dozen automakers, industry advocacy groups and corporations sent a letter to Congressional leaders Feb. 3 urging action on legislation that would allow for greater deployment of autonomous vehicles. The Coalition for Future Mobility, which […]

Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News, Process

Fiat Chrysler investing $2.45 billion in Poland plant

December 29, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to invest 2 billion euros ($2.45 billion) in its plant in Tychy, Poland, Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Gowin said on Tuesday, in a move that will see new electric and hybrid vehicles produced at the factory. […]