Tag: Featured

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

US Manufacturing Skills Gap: 2.1m Jobs Unfilled By 2030

May 6, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Left unabated, the manufacturing skills gap — which is now anticipated to leave 2.1 million jobs unfilled by 2030 — could cost the U.S. economy as much as $1 trillion. Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute’s new report, “Creating pathways for […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW Raises Full-Year Outlook, Warns of Growing Chip Shortage

May 6, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG raised its earnings outlook after a strong start to the year, while cautioning that the semiconductor shortage rippling through the industry will become more pronounced in the second quarter. Operating return on sales is forecast at 5.5% to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, R & D

Change of Process Improves Long Term Vehicle Durability at Porsche

May 5, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Porsche AG has developed a new production process at its headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany in collaboration with Tesa SE. Using this process, the holes in the car body, which are necessary for corrosion prevention, can now be sealed much more […]


Intel’s $3.5B Investment To Create 700 Jobs In New Mexico

May 4, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Intel will invest $3.5 billion in its New Mexico operations and hire more than 700 new workers to create a domestic hub for advanced semiconductor manufacturing at its fabrication facility in Sandoval County. In what will be one of the […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM extends downtime in Kansas, adds curbs at Michigan plant

May 3, 2021

Via: Automotive News

General Motors has extended downtime at Fairfax Assembly in Kansas through at least July 5 and will curtail production at Lansing Grand River in Michigan beginning next week, the automaker said Monday. Production at Fairfax, which builds the Cadillac XT4 […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Toyota To Create 1,400 New Jobs In Indiana

April 28, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana (TMMI) is investing $803 million to add two electric vehicles to its Princeton, IN production line. The project will create approximately 1,400 new jobs by the end of 2023 at the Princeton plant, one of 10 […]


Policymakers Keep Autonomous Vehicles Bill on Senate’s Radar

April 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Two of the key drivers of autonomous vehicle policy in Congress again touted its potential safety and economic benefits during a hearing with stakeholders. Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and John Thune (R-S.D.), authors of the most recent legislation pertaining to […]

Process, Production, R & D

Cooperation to Transform Manufacturing by Enabling Scaled Deployment of AI

April 27, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Google Cloud and Siemens have announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies with its factory automation solutions […]

Process, R & D

Ford, ExOne collaboration generates additive manufacturing breakthrough

April 26, 2021

Via: Plant Services

The fruits of Ford’s commitment to additive innovation shine bright when looking at the results of a project it co-funded with ExOne. The goal of the collaboration was to bring together a team of engineers, material scientists and manufacturing experts […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Aston Martin Reveals the Engineering Magic Behind the DBX’s Exciting Performance

April 26, 2021

Via: Design News

Just as George Clooney eventually settled down from an active dating life and had a family, so too could James Bond. That’s the underlying concept behind the Aston Martin DBX, a rakish crossover SUV that holds true to the brand’s […]