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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Developing Solar Heat for Use in Manufacturing Facilities

November 24, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Constant and predictable heat is essential for manufacturing processes. Drying materials, heating products and keeping a building at a comfortable temperature for workers all require a great deal of energy. The recent push toward green and lean manufacturing has leading […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Hits $500 Billion Mark; Musk Overtakes Gates

November 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is smashing through records as its impending addition to the S&P 500 Index has sparked a buying frenzy among investors, pushing the company’s market valuation over the $500 billion mark for the first time on Nov. 24. Shares […]


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 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

JLR seeks to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini and VW crossovers

November 20, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Jaguar Land Rover filed a complaint on Thursday to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi and VW crossovers it says are using its patented Terrain Response technology without permission. JLR, owned by India’s Tata Motors, said in its filing […]


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 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

UK electric vehicle maker Arrival is going public via SPAC at a $5.4 billion valuation

November 18, 2020

Via: CNBC

British electric vehicle start-up Arrival announced Wednesday that it will go public through a merger with a U.S. blank-check company. This year has seen a flurry of SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, come to market as businesses have shunned […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil Clings to Rally on Signs of Coronavirus Vaccine Progress

November 18, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Crude held onto a rally amid progress on the development of coronavirus vaccines, with investors shrugging off a smaller-than-expected U.S. inventory build. Futures in New York climbed as much as 2.5% on Nov. 18 in sympathy with broader markets, as […]


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 […]