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Design & Planning, Process

Restarting Your Manufacturing Business Safely

July 9, 2020

Via: Industry Today

As we’re making progress adjusting to life with COVID-19 in the U.S., we’re starting to see our business and manufacturing sector come back to life. However, when restarting your business, it’s not as simple as unlocking the door and turning […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Audi’s new CEO sees crisis giving struggling automaker an opening

July 8, 2020

Via: Automotive News

FRANKFURT — Audi’s new CEO, Markus Duesmann, plans to seize the deepest industry slump in decades to make the automaker nimbler and restore its technological edge after five years of management turmoil. Duesmann intends to review Audi’s product lineup and […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Signs Contract With Optus for OneSat

July 7, 2020

Via: ASD News

Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract for a fully reconfigurable telecomunications satellite from Australia’s second largest telecommunications company and leading satellite operator Optus. The satellite will be based on Airbus’ new standard OneSat product line and is Airbus’ […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

U.S. Solar-Energy Company Sunrun to Buy Rival Vivint

July 7, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. residential-solar-market leader Sunrun Inc. has agreed to acquire rival Vivint Solar Inc. in a sector shake-up that could solidify the combined company’s position to fend off new competition. Sunrun will buy Blackstone Group-backed Vivint in an all-stock transaction that […]


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

Ford sales fall 33.3% in the second quarter due to coronavirus

July 2, 2020

Via: CNBC

Ford Motor reported Thursday that its U.S. vehicle sales in the second quarter were down 33.3%, in line with industry expectations as the coronavirus caused consumers to stay at home and dealerships and factories to shutter. Ford’s decline was less […]


Process, R & D

Impact of COVID-19 on the Process Manufacturing Industry; 2020

July 1, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

World War III rumors. Earthquakes. Cyclones. Locust attack. Bushfires. Worldwide economic downturn. Asteroids. COVID-19. All these events have happened in 2020, triggering the fear of apocalypse, and making people wonder whether the world will come to an end this year. […]


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

Tesla hits 10-year milestone. Here’s where it heads next

June 30, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla just hit a major milestone. The electric vehicle maker turned 10 years old as a publicly traded company on Monday, a stretch in which it rallied from its IPO price of $17 a share to over $1,000. Just this […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Promise debt relief program launches

June 29, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. launched a debt relief program Monday that allows buyers of a new, used or certified pre-owned vehicle financed through the automaker’s lending arm to return it if they lose their job within a year. The […]