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Logistics, Process, R & D

Will 2020 Be the Year You Embrace Blockchain in Manufacturing?

February 20, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The power of trust is what binds manufacturers and their distribution channel partners to honor their commitments with each other’s best interests. Lately, however, that trust is strained as revenue growth shrinks across the supply chain. According to McKinsey & […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Department of Energy Awards $187M to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

February 12, 2020

Via: Quality Magazine

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $187 million in funding, including $48 million of cost share, for 55 projects in 25 states to support innovative advanced manufacturing research and development. These projects address high-impact manufacturing technology, materials, and […]


Process, Production

U.S. companies cut back on installing robots in 2019

February 11, 2020

Via: Reuters

U.S. companies installed fewer robots in 2019 than they did the year before, the first cut back since 2015, as a downturn in manufacturing fueled by trade wars and weaker demand dampened appetite for the machines. Shipments fell to 23,758, […]


Logistics, Process, R & D

Rise in Automation and Manufacturing Sector to Thrive the Manufacturing Executive Systems Market

January 31, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The global manufacturing execution system market is anticipated to witness a surge in its demand due to increase in manufacturing sector and rapid advancement in industrial automation during the forecast period 2017-2025. The industrial and manufacturing sector is experiencing a […]


Regulations

U.S. Job Loss to China Swells to 3.7 Million

January 30, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

America’s trade deficit with China continues to grow and plague manufacturing in the United States. Workers saw 3.7 million U.S. jobs lost to China since 2001, with more than 700,000 lost in the first two years of Donald Trump’s presidency, […]


Process, Production

China foundry unique in growing last year

January 10, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

With the rise of the fabless IC companies in China over the past 10 years, the demand for foundry services has also risen in that country. Figure 1 shows that the China market was the only major region that showed […]


Logistics, Process

Manufacturing with 2020 vision: Environment and Sustainability

December 27, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Some dreams take time to come true, especially if they amount to the most profound transformation we have seen since the industrial revolution. As manufacturers adapt and evolve to an ever connected and green(er) world, here are two main trends […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW charged with violating Canada’s vehicle emission standards

December 10, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Volkswagen Group, in another legal action stemming from its 2015 emissions cheating scandal, on Monday was charged with importing nearly 128,000 vehicles into Canada contravening the country’s environmental legislation, a Canadian government agency said. VW was charged with 60 counts […]


Process, Production

GFG agrees deal with Novelis for aluminium plant in Belgium

December 10, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

GFG Alliance, owned by British commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, has agreed to buy the Duffel aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis.  The deal for the plant, which supplies the auto industry and is one of the largest rolling mills in Europe, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Secures Lead Over Boeing as 737 Max Uncertainty Continues

December 9, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Shares of Airbus SE handily pulled ahead of rival Boeing Co. this year after a pair of fatal 737 Max plane crashes led to the grounding of the U.S. model’s entire fleet. Airbus is poised to finish the year ahead […]