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New leadership at Phoenix Contact Development and Manufacturing

January 31, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Phoenix Contact announces the promotion of Davis Mathews and Heath Scoggin as the new leadership team for Phoenix Contact Development and Manufacturing, Inc. Mathews and Scoggin will lead the Industry Management and Automation (IMA) and Industrial Components and Electronics (ICE) […]


Logistics, Process

JLT Mobile Computers targets the port, manufacturing, and warehousing segments with upgraded JLT6012™ computer

January 31, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Växjö, Sweden, 31 January 2023 * * * JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of reliable computing solutions for demanding environments, has upgraded its powerful and versatile JLT6012 rugged vehicle-mount terminals (VMTs). Originally developed for demanding warehouse and logistics applications […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

TravelCenters of America Plans EV Fast-Charger Build-Out

January 30, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

TravelCenters of America Inc. TA -2.53%decrease; red down pointing triangle and Electrify America LLC plan to build around 1,000 electric-vehicle fast chargers across the U.S. starting this year, the latest matchup that would boost the amount of equipment available to […]


Process, Production

Memory-Chip Makers Face a Prolonged Price Slump

January 30, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Memory-chip prices, which dropped steeply over the past year, are expected to keep falling in the first half of 2023, putting more pressure on an industry that has already cut investments and jobs. Average prices for the two main types […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

BT trials antenna for 5G coverage from stratospheric aeroplanes

January 30, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“This partnership will build on SPL’s world-first 5G demonstration from the stratosphere in 2022,” said SPL CEO Richard Deakin. Funded by Innovate UK, the trials will be at BT’s labs at Adastral Park and “could offer transformational opportunities for sectors […]


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Dow to Cut 2,000 Jobs Globally

January 26, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Dow Inc. said it is laying off about 2,000 employees globally as job cuts that have so far been concentrated in the technology sector spread to other parts of the economy. The Midland, Mich.-based chemicals company said it is targeting […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Profits Beat Estimates

January 25, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. reported better-than expected profits in the latest quarter, signaling strength as it faces growing questions about carbuyer demand for its all-electric vehicle lineup. The Austin, Texas-based company reported adjusted earnings of $1.19 a share, besting the $1.12 a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford in Talks to Sell German Plant to China’s BYD

January 24, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. is in talks with Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD Co. over the sale of a manufacturing plant in Germany, according to people familiar with the discussions. Officials from Ford‘s management in Germany are planning to travel to China […]


News, Process, Production

The United States is Losing Its Innovation Edge Over China, a New Report Warns

January 24, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Iprobably don’t need to remind readers of this blog that the conventional wisdom for decades from much of the American elite was that offshoring U.S. production was totally the way to go. The thinking went that as long as the […]


News

Tea Company’s First South Carolina Plant To Create 100+ Jobs

January 24, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Milo’s Tea Company will invest $130 million to establish its first South Carolina operations in Spartanburg County. The Alabama-based beverage company’s new plant will create 103 new jobs. Milo’s expects to break ground by mid-March 2023 and start production of […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Low-carbon reorientation in the declining steel industry

January 23, 2023

Via: Phys.org

MIOIR Researchers Professor Frank Geels and Dr. Julian Gregory conducted a longitudinal analysis of coevolving contexts and company strategies in the U.K. steel industry. While the existing literature makes important analyses of the technical and economic dimensions of decarbonization pathways, […]


News

Microsoft to Lay Off 10,000 Employees

January 18, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp. said it was laying off 10,000 employees, becoming the latest tech titan to announce an additional round of cuts amid concerns about the health of the global economy. Chief Executive Satya Nadella said in a blog post to […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

South Korea is Really Going for It in the U.S. Battery Market

January 18, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

South Korea’s energy manufacturers, citing industrial policy passed in Washington last year, are putting a lot of money into facilities in the United States. First consider this week’s announcement that LG Energy Solution, a battery manufacturer, just detailed its plans […]


Logistics, Process

U.S. Order Volumes Drop Sharply in Q4

January 18, 2023

Via: Industry Today

A significant slump in order volumes across US supply chains took the shine off a slight improvement in global trade activity in Q4-2022, according to the latest data from Tradeshift, the digital network for global trade. Tradeshift’s Index of Global […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EU Readies Subsidy Response to U.S. Clean-Tech Tax Breaks

January 17, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Europe aims to provide more support to its domestic clean-tech industry in a push to counter subsidies from the U.S. and China, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Tuesday. In a speech to the World Economic Forum in […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Nasa deepens bond with Japan for space cooperation

January 17, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

Described as building on a long history of collaboration in space exploration between the U.S. and Japan, it’s full title is: “The Framework Agreement Between the Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America for Cooperation […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

DoE Announces $52M to Fund Applied Research, Clean Manufacturing

January 12, 2023

Via: Quality Magazine

On January 4, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced a $52 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) that will accelerate research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) in domestic manufacturing to strengthen America’s economic […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

U.S., Allies Prepare Fresh Sanctions on Russian Oil Industry

January 11, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The U.S. and its allies are preparing their next round of sanctions on Russia’s oil industry, aiming to cap the sales prices of Russian exports of refined petroleum products in a step some market watchers warn could squeeze global supply. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Prealize Health Releases 2023 State of Health Market Report – In The Aftermath

January 10, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Prealize, an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled predictive analytics company, today announced the release of its much anticipated, third annual State of Health Report. Prealize’s 2023 State of Health – In The Aftermath identifies the top at-risk conditions and utilization spikes that […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

New York City Scrambling to Find Space for EV Chargers

January 9, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The Big Apple wants to go green. First it needs to figure out where to put thousands of chargers needed for electric vehicles as the state phases out the sale of new gasoline-powered cars and trucks by 2035. Drivers in […]