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Industry Focus Areas, Medical, Regulations

Aerie wins FDA nod for second glaucoma drug

March 14, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Aerie Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:AERI) said this week that the FDA approved the company’s once-daily eye drop Rocklatan for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in people with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The Durham, N.C.-based company’s product is a fixed-dose combination […]


Regulations

China customs lifts suspension on Tesla Model 3 imports

March 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s customs authority has lifted its suspension on imports of Tesla’s Model 3, an official in the authority’s news department told Reuters on Thursday. “We can confirm that the warning notice on Tesla has been canceled,” said […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

FCA to recall 862,520 vehicles that don’t meet U.S. emissions standards

March 13, 2019

Via: Automotive News

The EPA said Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall 862,520 gasoline-powered vehicles in the United States that do not meet U.S. emissions standards. The recall was prompted by in-use emissions investigations conducted by the EPA and testing conducted by FCA as […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs in bigger savings push

March 13, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen Group said it will shrink the workforce at its core VW passenger cars brand by up to 7,000 staff in a bid to raise the brand’s operating margin to 6 percent. The automaker also aims to […]


Process, R&D

Desktop Metal: embracing innovation with 3D printing

March 13, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Revolutionising traditional sectors, such as healthcare, food manufacturing and most notably, the automotive sector, the global market for 3D printing and services is expected to grow to almost US$50bn by 2025. Metal 3D printing, in particular, houses widespread applications in […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Crisis Grows as 737 Max Blocked From Singapore, Australia

March 12, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is facing a growing crisis of confidence over its 737 Max jet, as airlines and regulators from Singapore to Australia move to ground or block the plane following two deadly crashes in five months. A day after U.S. […]


Process, Production

VW accelerates electric push with more models, more production

March 12, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WOLFSBURG — Volkswagen Group increased the global production and product scope of its upcoming full-electric cars, while warning the EV push will lead to job cuts. The 12-brand group, which includes Audi, Porsche and Bentley, now plans to launch 70 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Corvia Medical Enters Into Agreement With Edwards Lifesciences, The Global Leader In Structural Heart Innovation

March 11, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Corvia Medical, Inc., a privately-held company with a first-in-class structural heart device to treat heart failure, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Edwards Lifesciences. The agreement includes a $35 million […]


Process, R&D

TrakRap: Embracing industry 4.0 in the manufacturing industry

March 11, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TrakRap, Martin Leeming, believes that industry 4.0 is prioritised heavily at his company. “It’s massive for us. I suppose you can argue that we’re unfortunate because we’re coming into an already established industry of end […]


Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D, Workforce Development

South Dakota: A city with huge manufacturing potential

March 8, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

In South Dakota, a symbiosis of leaders in education, business and state and local governments is harmonising to educate the next generation of savvy high-tech leaders and connect this eager talent pool to a new breed of companies that are […]