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Joint Venture To Bring Medical Glove Production, 2,500 Jobs To Virginia

October 8, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

A major joint venture has committed to build a manufacturing operation in Wythe County, VA, that projects to employ 2,500 people and produce 60 billion medical gloves a year. The investment comes as Virginia has committed $8.5 million to upgrade […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Bayer To Invest $200M In Pharmaceutical Plant In Costa Rica

October 7, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Bayer will invest $200 million in a new pharmaceutical plant for the production of long-acting reversible contraceptives in Costa Rica, which will provide access to family planning for more women in low- and middle-income countries. Located in the Coyol Free […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Terran Orbital To Build Spacecraft Manufacturing Facility In Florida 

September 27, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Terran Orbital has selected Merritt Island in Brevard County, FL as the site of its new Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility. The company will invest more than $300 million in new construction and equipment to create the largest satellite manufacturing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Medical

MedTech Innovator finalists vie for $500K in 9th annual competition

September 24, 2021

Via: Today's Medical Developments

MedTech Innovator, the largest accelerator of medical devices in the world, announced that Alva Health, BioDevek, Caretaker Medical, Cooler Heads Care, and Nutromics have been selected as finalists out of 1,100 applicants to compete for the title of MedTech Innovator […]


Process, R & D

85% Increase Investment in Digital Transformation

September 24, 2021

Via: Industry Today

AVEVA, a global leader in industrial software, driving digital transformation and sustainability, reveals that 85% of businesses plan to increase their investment in digital transformation over the next three years in order to tackle climate change, embrace automation and unlock […]


Process, Production

Tesla Is Building a New Battery Factory in California

September 23, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A California mayor said Tesla Inc. broke ground in his city on what it calls a new “Megafactory,” praising the planned facility in a Facebook post that was deleted and is now visible again. “We are proud to be the […]


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August ISM Manufacturing Report: A Look Now and Ahead

September 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

COVID-19 sent shockwaves to the global supply chain as the virus caused thousands of manufacturers to pause operations. Some experts predicted the supply chain would fully recover by the spring and summer of 2021, but due to the surge of […]


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Using Lean to Optimize Manufacturing Procurement

September 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Global shortages, increasing customer demand, mass customization, and globalization are challenges that are getting even harder for manufacturers to solve. These challenges are only worsened by many manufacturers’ reliance on the status quo (the idea that manual processes, bad data, […]


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Seeking insulators that conduct more heat

August 13, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

“The key problem we’ve identified, is that improving thermal conductivity alone is not good enough,” said Austin thermal fluids researcher Vaibhav Bahadur. “You need a more holistic understanding of materials to meet electrical, thermal and mechanical requirements.” Nano-composites are under […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Rocket Lab Inks Deal with Varda Space Industries to Supply Multiple Photon Spacecraft for Space Manufacturing Missions

August 12, 2021

Via: ASD News

Leading launch and space systems company Rocket Lab today announced it has signed a deal with in-space manufacturing company Varda Space Industries to produce three Photon spacecraft that will integrate with their space factories, enabling high-value products to be manufactured […]