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Process, Production

Sintavia opens new Florida facility

May 14, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

The 55,000-sq-ft facility will also serve as the company’s headquarters. The company specializes in the manufacturing of metal parts for the aerospace and defense industries. Accordingly, Brian Neff, the Chairman and CEO of Sintavia, said that “this new facility is […]


Process, Production

Honda to reduce model trim lines, streamline output

May 8, 2019

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO – Honda Motor Co. will slash the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhaul its production base in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s […]


Process, Production

Waymo picks Detroit factory for self-driving fleet, to be operational by mid-2019

April 23, 2019

Via: Reuters

The company’s chief executive, John Krafcik, said in a blog post that Waymo would partner with American Axle & Manufacturing to lease and repurpose an existing Detroit facility that will be operational by mid-2019. Waymo said in January it had […]


Logistics, Process, Production

US Factory Output Stalled in March as Auto Production Dropped

April 16, 2019

Via: Industry Week

U.S. factory production stalled in March as motor-vehicle output declined, adding to signs of headwinds for manufacturing and economic growth around the world. Manufacturing output was unchanged from February after falling a revised 0.3%, Federal Reserve data showed Tuesday. That […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Exclusive: United States sets sights on China in new electric vehicle push

April 5, 2019

Via: Reuters

While Volkswagen AG, Tesla Inc and other electric-focused automakers and battery manufacturers are expanding in the United States and investing billions in the new technology, they are reliant on mineral imports without a major push to develop more domestic mines […]


Process, Production

Volkswagen, Siemens to collaborate on industrial cloud technology

March 29, 2019

Via: Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – Volkswagen has selected Siemens as its integration partner to help connect its 122 plants to Amazon’s cloud in an effort to raise efficiency in production, the two German companies announced on Friday. “Siemens will play a key […]


Process, Production

VW will improve production with Amazon cloud to network factories

March 27, 2019

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen Group said it has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to link up and integrate the data from 122 global plants, machines and systems, as a way to improve its production systems and processes. Amazon will help […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

China’s Evergrande Health aims to build production capacity for up to 1 million EVs in 3 years

March 22, 2019

Via: Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Evergrande Health said on Friday it aims to build production capacity for 500,000 to 1 million electric vehicles in three years. The company made the announcement at an earnings conference. Its parent company, property developer […]


Process, Production

Foxconn confirms production on Wisconsin factory to start by 2020

March 20, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

With the next phases of factory construction expected to start by the summer, the facility in Wisconsin will commence work during the fourth quarter of 2020. Having initially planned to manufacture advanced large-screen displays for TVs and other consumer and […]


Process, Production

Ford adds production of electric vehicles at second North American site

March 20, 2019

Via: Reuters

The No. 2 U.S. automaker said it is investing about $900 million in southeast Michigan and creating 900 jobs through 2023 as part of its electric vehicle push. That includes a plan to invest more than $850 million to expand […]