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Category: Process


Process, R&D

Carbon and Ford partner to digitally manufacture new parts

January 17, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Digital manufacturing company Carbon is set to partner with Ford in providing digitally manufactured polymer parts. The parts include Ford Focus HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Cooling) Lever Arm Service Parts, Ford F-150 Raptor Auxiliary Plugs for a niche market, and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

What’s ahead for the drug delivery market in 2019?

January 15, 2019

Via: Mass Device

What were the trends that drove the biopharma and drug delivery markets in 2018? Many of 2018’s key trends revolved around increasing regulatory requirements. However, as the market continues to move toward more personalized medicine, such as cell and gene […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

January 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and that electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers have been under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump […]


Process, Quality Control

Back to Basics: Materials Testing in the Automotive Industry

January 11, 2019

Via: Quality Magazine

Each application within the automotive manufacturing process requires a unique set of testing requirements. It’s apparent every time you get behind the wheel, take a taxi or hail a car service. The automotive industry has an enormous impact on everyday […]


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

Ford Europe to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

January 10, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Ford will shed thousands of jobs at its European operations in a bid to return the business to profitability in a broad restructuring that may include shutting down production plants. Ford has struggled with an aging model lineup and a […]


Process, Production

Apple cuts current-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10 percent: Nikkei

January 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, where a slowing economy has also been buffeted by a trade war with the United States. Many analysts and consumers have said the new iPhones […]


Process, R&D

Strata Manufacturing is set to further digitise its manufacturing operations

January 8, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Located in the UAE, Strata Manufacturing remains at the forefront of aircraft manufacturing, building strong ties with Airbus, Boeing and Leonardo-Finmeccanica Aero-structures division. A wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala, the business is even a tier one supplier to […]


Process, R&D

The future of the manufacturing industry: Technology trends for 2019 and beyond

January 7, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

2018 has been an exceptional year for investment in the manufacturing sector. From advances in internet of things (IoT) and augmented reality (AR) to growth in virtual reality (VR), 2018 has offered plenty of opportunities for manufacturers to digitally transform […]


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

Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

January 7, 2019

Via: Reuters

Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or […]


Design &Planning, Process

Tesla to start delivering Model 3 to China buyers in March

January 4, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker’s chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about […]