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Logistics, Process

Top 5 IC manufacturers have 53% of worldwide capacity

February 14, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month at the end of 2019 with the combined capacity of the top five companies representing 53% of total global wafer capacity, says IC […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Department of Energy Awards $187M to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

February 12, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $187 million in funding, including $48 million of cost share, for 55 projects in 25 states to support innovative advanced manufacturing research and development. These projects address high-impact manufacturing technology, materials, and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Global Medical Device Industry Bolstering Outstanding Growth Potentials

February 11, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

PALM BEACH, Florida, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — There is no doubt that the global medical device market has been showing outstanding growth for the last few years and that it will continue to do so in the near future… […]


Process, Production

U.S. companies cut back on installing robots in 2019

February 11, 2020

Via: Reuters

U.S. companies installed fewer robots in 2019 than they did the year before, the first cut back since 2015, as a downturn in manufacturing fueled by trade wars and weaker demand dampened appetite for the machines. Shipments fell to 23,758, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Carmakers to resume China output after Coronavirus forced closures

February 10, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Global

Below are details on carmakers’ plans (in alphabetical order) as compiled by Reuters: BMW’s China venture with Brilliance said on February 5 the Chinese firm planned to restart production on February 17. Daimler said on February 3 it plans to […]


Process, Production

Top Apple iPhone maker Foxconn restarts key China plant with 10% of workers: source

February 10, 2020

Via: Reuters

Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, got the green light to restart production in the eastern central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, said the person with direct knowledge of the matter. The company, however, has not yet been allowed […]


Process, Production

Foxconn sees full China production resuming late-February: source

February 5, 2020

Via: Reuters

Taiwan’s Foxconn, which makes smartphones for global vendors including Apple (AAPL.O), has filed requests to reopen factories with Chinese authorities, the source said, adding that a full resumption was not possible until late February due to various travel restrictions imposed […]


Process, R & D

Industry 4.0 Market Worth $156.6 Bn by 2024

February 4, 2020

Via: ASD News

According to latest market research report “Industry 4.0 Market by Technology (IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Industrial Metrology, Industrial Robotics, AR & VR, Blockchain, 3D Printing, Digital Twin, and 5G – Offering, Application, and End Users) and Geography- Global Forecast to 2024”, […]


Process, R & D

Made in America – Automating for Growth

February 3, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing jobs have increased by 36,000 since President Trump’s election — that’s according to figures released by the White House. As a focal point for several political campaigns, ‘Made in America’ has become a recurring strapline, promoting the use of […]


Logistics, Process, R & D

Rise in Automation and Manufacturing Sector to Thrive the Manufacturing Executive Systems Market

January 31, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The global manufacturing execution system market is anticipated to witness a surge in its demand due to increase in manufacturing sector and rapid advancement in industrial automation during the forecast period 2017-2025. The industrial and manufacturing sector is experiencing a […]