Category: Process

Process, Production

Q3 smartphones up 20% q-o-q

December 2, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

Samsung and Xiaomi were the only companies out of the top six to increase their market shares in 3Q20 while Apple fell to fourth place due to the delayed release of new iPhones Samsung with 78 million units, an almost […]

Process, Production

US Factory Gauge Eases From Two-Year High as Employment Cools

December 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. manufacturing expanded at a slower pace in November, easing back from the strongest reading in two years as orders, employment and production cooled. A gauge of factory activity fell 1.8 points to 57.5, according to data from the Institute […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford picks German plant to build new EV, reports say

November 30, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co. has chosen its factory in Cologne, Germany, to build a mass-market electric car based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB electric architecture, local media reports said. The automaker will invest 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) into the factory for […]

Process, R & D

How COVID is Expediting Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Sector

November 25, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The COVID-19 pandemic has been raging since March this year. It has caused disruptions in several sectors, but none more so than the manufacturing industry. Supply chain disruptions, remote user upsurge, and fluctuations in the sales channels are just some […]

Logistics, Process

High Freight Demand Provides Momentum for Trucking Industry

November 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Economic indicators suggest the trucking industry could be poised for growth in 2021, after the coronavirus pandemic caused a topsy-turvy year in 2020 marked by unpredictable demand and continued uncertainty in the driver pool. “The overall outlook of the trucking […]

Process, Production, Regulations

California’s new coronavirus curfew does not apply to Tesla

November 23, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Workers at Tesla Inc.’s California vehicle factory are deemed essential and are not impacted by the state’s latest restrictions to curb a new surge in coronavirus infections, the California health department said on Friday. Tesla and local California officials in […]

Process, Production

Furniture Manufacturing Industry – A Sneak Peek

November 19, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Manufacturing is the process of production of articles for sale or use, with the help of labor, tools, machines, and biological or chemical formulation. The furniture manufacturing industry is the sector that deals with the designing, fabrication, processing, and preparation […]

Design & Planning, Process

Samsung bid to close foundry gap with TSMC

November 17, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

That means getting to 3nm at the same time as TSMC. And TSMC plans to start risk production on 3nm next year with mass production in 2022. Whether Samsung can do it depends on two things, whether it can get […]

Process, Production

U.S. Industrial Production Rose 1.1% in October

November 17, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. industrial production rose last month, as output continued its slow climb back from deep declines last spring due to pandemic-related shutdowns. The Federal Reserve on Tuesday said its index of industrial production—a measure of output at factories, mines and […]

Design & Planning, Logistics, Process

5 Big Financial Factors for Manufacturers During COVID

November 16, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Following the onset of COVID, economies across the world were stunted and forced to adapt to new policies and protocols put in place to keep people safe. Manufacturing facilities were among the many industries that were significantly impacted when COVID […]