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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Boeing Resumes 737 MAX Production

May 27, 2020

Via: ASD News

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. The 737 program began building airplanes at a low rate as it implements more than a dozen initiatives focused on enhancing workplace safety and product quality. […]


Process, Production

100 year record fall for US industrial output

May 26, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

At 85.5% of its 2012 average, manufacturing output was at its lowest level since 1997, as all major industries reported declines in output. The production of motor vehicles and parts was by far the most affected, as closed assembly plants […]


Process, Production

China falling badly short of ‘Made In China 2025’ chip target

May 22, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

China is going to fall a long way short of its ‘Made in China 2025’ target for domestic semiconductor production, says IC Insights. IC production in China represented 15.7% of its $125 billion IC market in 2019, up only slightly […]


Process, Production

Samsung Electronics builds sixth domestic contract chip-making line

May 21, 2020

Via: Reuters

The South Korean firm is taking on bigger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) in the contract manufacturing business, where it competes for orders from customers such as Qualcomm Inc. “This new production facility will expand Samsung’s manufacturing capabilities,” […]