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Category: Process


Process, Production

Chinese manufacturers taking the lead in COVID-19 recovery, followed by Europe and the US

July 7, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

7th June 2020 – As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe and governments take different approaches to tackling the virus, Ease, a leading provider of mobile audit and insights software for manufacturers, has today released exclusive findings, using its […]


Process, R & D

Impact of COVID-19 on the Process Manufacturing Industry; 2020

July 1, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

World War III rumors. Earthquakes. Cyclones. Locust attack. Bushfires. Worldwide economic downturn. Asteroids. COVID-19. All these events have happened in 2020, triggering the fear of apocalypse, and making people wonder whether the world will come to an end this year. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Byton to suspend production for reorganization

June 30, 2020

Via: Automotive News

SHANGHAI — China-based electric car startup Byton, which has planned sales in the U.S., said Tuesday it will suspend production starting July 1 to conduct a reorganization of the automaker after being hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which […]


Process, Quality Control

The Road to Automotive Light-Weighting

June 25, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it’s working on new rules to decrease NOx and other pollutants present in vehicle emissions. January’s announcement will not be the only major one relating to worldwide vehicle emissions, with China […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford accelerates return to pre-crisis production levels

June 19, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Ford began to resume U.S. production on May 18. The company said it implemented “robust safety and care measures globally to help support a safe and healthy environment for the company’s workforce.” DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. will return to […]


Process, Production

Mark Juneteenth by Getting to Know These Black Manufacturers

June 19, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Today is Juneteenth, and we’re marking the holiday by acknowledging five Black manufacturers who are making Made in America products. But before we do that, here’s a little background on what Juneteenth means: It’s the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Honda resumes production at plants hit by suspected cyber attack

June 12, 2020

Via: Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Honda Motor Co (7267.T) has resumed production at automobile and motorcycle plants in the United States and other countries after they were hit by a suspected cyber attack this week, a spokesman said on Friday. The […]


Process, Production

TSMC says could fill order gap if unable to sell chips to Huawei

June 9, 2020

Via: Reuters

TSMC’s clients include Huawei’s chip division HiSilicon. However, the U.S. blacklisting of Huawei over security concerns and trade disputes with China has left the world’s biggest contract chipmaker exposed to diplomatic developments between two countries where it also has production […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

U.S. safety board wants to strengthen air transport rules for prototype lithium batteries

June 8, 2020

Via: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Monday urged strengthening air cargo shipping requirements for prototype and low-production lithium-ion batteries after a 2016 FedEx delivery truck fire in Canada. NTSB official Robert J. Hall said existing […]


Design & Planning, Process

Tesla to address environmental concerns over planned German factory

June 4, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BERLIN — Tesla Inc. will rework plans for its factory near Berlin to appease environmental critics and ensure its first European outpost can start producing cars in about a year, a senior local government official said. The electric-car pioneer has […]