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Category: Production


Process, Production

Smart Manufacturing 5.0 Offers More Efficient Approach To Modernizing Production

May 30, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Info-Tech Research Group’s latest blueprint emphasizes the crucial role of Smart Manufacturing 5.0 in modernizing production and offers key strategies for integrating advanced technologies and human-centric practices. The newly published research provides actionable insights to enable manufacturers to enhance operational […]


Process, Production

Cognitive Robotics Transforming Future of Manufacturing

May 28, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, technological advancements continually reshape the industry’s capabilities. One such innovation making significant strides is cognitive robotics. These intelligent systems blend robotics with cognitive computing, enabling machines to perceive, learn, reason, and interact with their […]


Process, Production

Dell and Nvidia upgrade AI Factory

May 22, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

“Organizations are moving quickly to capture the AI opportunity, which is why our collaboration with NVIDIA is so important,” says Michael Dell, “our expansion of the Dell AI Factory with NVIDIA continues our joint mission – we’re making it easy […]


Process, Production

Revolutionizing Semiconductor Manufacturing with SECS/GEM: Enhancing Efficiency and Connectivity

May 21, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

SECS/GEM is a standardized communication protocol developed by SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International) to facilitate communication between semiconductor manufacturing equipment and host systems (typically manufacturing execution systems or factory control systems). It provides a common language for equipment and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Nikola Q1 Loss Narrows; Cost of Truck Production Soars

May 8, 2024

Via: Transport Topics

Losses at Nikola Corp. in the first quarter of 2024 narrowed year-over-year, and executives are more bullish than in previous quarters about the truck maker’s prospects even as production costs soar. Phoenix-based Nikola posted a Q1 loss of $147.72 million, […]


Process, Production

Minimizing Unplanned Downtime: Strategies for Maximizing Productivity in Your Plant

May 6, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

How much unplanned downtime does your plant have in a week? “Downtime” – a word that strikes fear into the hearts of manufacturing managers worldwide. The mere mention of it signals potential disruptions, delays, and financial losses. Unplanned downtime during […]


Process, Production

Vice President Harris Announces More Than $100 Million to Boost Electric Vehicle Auto Parts Manufacturers

May 6, 2024

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Vice President Kamala Harris announced more than $100 million in new funding and resources for small- and medium-sized auto manufacturers during a speech in Detroit on Monday. The announcement comes as the Biden administration aims to establish America as a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Hanwha Aerospace Celebrates Production of 10,000 Military Engines

April 16, 2024

Via: ASD News

Hanwha Aerospace rolled out its 10,000th military engine on April 15, achieving a major milestone for its indigenous development and manufacturing of aero engines. A ceremony was held at the Changwon Plant I to commemorate the rollout of the 10,000th […]


Process, Production

Intel breaks out foundry finances

April 3, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The company has applied the new financial model for its foundry business to previous years’ results and says that last year the foundry operation had revenues of $18.9 billion for a loss of $7 billion down from 2022 revenues of […]


Process, Production

Battery manufacturing project develops novel laser patterning process to alter electrode microstructure

February 14, 2024

Via: Phys.org

Gotham City’s Dark Knight boasts an impressive collection of technological marvels, but the superhero scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have cutting-edge capabilities of their own. A recent battery manufacturing project—affectionately called BatMan—has […]


Process, Production

Industry Needs Agreement on Future of Trailer Connections

February 2, 2024

Via: Transport Topics

The future of the trucking industry in North America depends on our continued advancements in safety, cost and productivity. Sensors, actuators, computers and information are key to our ability to accomplish these goals. Unfortunately, the industry is faced with a […]


Process, Production

BMW Manufacturing To Bring Humanoid Robots Into Automotive Production

January 29, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Figure, a California-based company developing autonomous humanoid robots, has announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with US BMW Manufacturing Co. to deploy general purpose robots in automotive manufacturing environments. Figure’s humanoid robots enable the automation of difficult, unsafe, […]


Process, Production

Latest Streamline Metrology Automation Workflow Software Released

January 23, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

3D Infotech, a leader and category-creator for automating industrial metrology, has announced the latest release of Streamline Software, designed to rapidly deliver Universal Metrology Automation (UMA) and Universal Machine Learning (UML) solutions that automate quality control processes. Streamline Automation Software […]


Process, Production

A new method to develop recyclable, organic and flexible electronics

January 10, 2024

Via: Phys.org

The electronics industry has been in continuous development over the past decades, leading to the development, fabrication and sale of a broad range of consumer devices. In recent years, many engineers have been focusing their efforts on flexible electronics that […]


Process, Production

Processing biochar into pellets to offset emissions in concrete production

January 8, 2024

Via: Phys.org

To achieve the goal of a climate-neutral Switzerland by 2050, strategies and processes with a negative CO2 balance are necessary. These so-called negative emission technologies (NET) are intended to counterbalance the remaining “hard-to-avoid” emissions in 2050 and should help ensure […]


Process, Production

$90M CHIPS Act Funding To Spur Microchip Expansion In Colorado

January 5, 2024

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Microchip, a leading producer of semiconductor devices announced yesterday a preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) resulting in $90 million to modernize and expand a its fabrication facility in Colorado Springs, Colorado as part of $162 million in overall direct funding […]


Process, Production

Revolutionize Your Semiconductor Manufacturing with SECS/GEM on ASM Eagle 60 through EIGEMBox

January 2, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

In the dynamic world of semiconductor manufacturing, staying ahead in technology and efficiency is paramount. The integration of SECS/GEM protocol on ASM Eagle 60 via EIGEMBox is a game-changer in this landscape. This powerful combination not only enhances the capabilities […]


Process, Production

Converting a steel mill to climate-neutral steel production

December 1, 2023

Via: Phys.org

Steel production causes significant emissions of carbon dioxide. To decarbonize steel production and its high carbon dioxide emissions, Fraunhofer researchers, TS ELINO GmbH and Salzgitter AG are working on converting an existing steel mill to climate-neutral production methods. The aim […]


Process, Production

Industrial managed Ethernet switches have fibre, and are compact

November 17, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“This represents a significant advancement in network infrastructure for industrial environments,” claimed the company. “The two 1000Base-X fiber connectors can extend Gigabit Ethernet operating distances over fibre up to 160km.” The fan-less units come in two temperature ranges: IDS-710CT for -10 […]


Process, Production

Electronics production trending up

October 25, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

According to IDC, smartphone shipments versus a year ago turned negative in 3Q 2021 at -6%. The decline hit a low of -18% in 4Q 2022. Since then, smartphones have been recovering. IDC data is not yet available, but Canalys […]