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Process, Production

Honda accelerates its manufacturing capabilities in Bangladesh

November 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Japanese autogiant Honda has recently revealed its new plant in Bangladesh, as part of the country’s aim to establish up to 100 new economic zones across the region, as a core segment of its 2030 vision to “lead the advancement […]


Process, Production

Apple cancels production boost for iPhone XR: Nikkei

November 5, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has told its smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to the iPhone XR which hit shelves in October, the Nikkei reported s.nikkei.com/2PHPYWb on Monday. Apple had also asked […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Airbus Masks Production Shortfall with Help from Bombardier

October 31, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Airbus SE acknowledged it must now rely on a Bombardier Inc. jet acquired this year to meet its delivery target of 800 planes in 2018. It’s the first time the planemaker has factored the impact of the purchase into plans […]


Process, Production

China’s Steel Production Hits New Highs

October 19, 2018

Via: Industry Week

China’s steelmakers pushed production rates to record levels last month, underscoring a broadly bullish picture for mills in the world’s biggest market as prices rally again. Output of crude steel rose 7.5% on year to 80.85 million metric tons, according […]


Process, Production

Germany’s Merkel says EU battery cell production ‘extremely important’

September 25, 2018

Via: Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – It is “extremely important” that the European Union develop its own battery cell production to secure its role in the automotive industry as it shifts to electric mobility, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “If China is opening […]


Process, Production

Electric Vehicle Production: Life in the Fast Lane

September 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

You can say one thing about the future of the automotive industry: Everything’s electric. Electric vehicle sales in the U.S. last year reached nearly 200,000, a more than 25 percent jump from 2016.1 China did even better with 770,000 vehicles […]


Process, Production

Musk says Tesla to drop some color options for cars to simplify production

September 11, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla currently offers seven colors for its vehicles that include top variant Model S, mid level Model X and its most affordable sedan Model 3. The company is trying to iron out production bumps after struggling to produce Model 3 […]


Process, Production

New executives at China’s ZTE say production back to normal

August 29, 2018

Via: Reuters

China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker was crippled in April when the United States banned American firms from selling it parts, saying the company broke an agreement to discipline executives who had conspired to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran and […]


Process, Production

Textile Industry Shattered by China Trade Embraces Trump Crusade

July 18, 2018

Via: Industry Week

While there’s no shortage of doom and gloom coming from corporate America about President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, there is at least one U.S. industry cheering him on: textiles. After decades of shedding thousands of jobs and closing […]


Process, Production

Manufacturing Output in US Increases by Most in Four Months

July 17, 2018

Via: Industry Week

U.S. factory production rebounded in June by the most in four months as the industry regained its footing after a fire-related disruption at an auto parts supplier, Federal Reserve data showed Tuesday. Highlights of Industrial Production (June) Factory output rose […]