Tag: manufacturing

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

New PPE Production Facilities Planned For Louisiana’s Acadiana Region

May 5, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

SafeSource Direct LLC, a joint venture between Ochsner Health and Trax Development, will invest $150 million to develop two manufacturing facilities for personal protective equipment (PPE) in Louisiana’s Acadiana Region. The project will create a combined 1,221 new direct jobs […]


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 […]

News, Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]

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 […]

News, Process, Production

Engine Oil Suppliers Target Sustainability Amid Broader Push to Reduce Emissions

May 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

As the trucking industry explores zero-emission technologies such as battery-­electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, heavy-duty engine oil suppliers are applying less conspicuous methods of curbing airborne particulate matter and carbon emissions. Trucking’s major lubricant brands have been introducing formulations […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Reaching Manufacturing Job Candidates

April 16, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The pool of potential workers must be wide and deep to create the perfect fit. Accessible through an annual subscription, FactoryFix is an online platform that matches vetted manufacturing workers with companies seeking specific skill sets. This platform sets a […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

New York Expands its Landmark Buy American Rule

April 13, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

It’s been a year since the New York Buy American Act became a permanent part of state law. In 2021, though, it’s going further. The recently passed New York budget has expanded it. On April 8 Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented […]

News, Process, Production

New Balance’s Made in USA Line Gets a Notable New Director

April 7, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

As the kids say these days, we at the Alliance for American Manufacturing stan for American-made New Balance shoes. This sneaker company is one of the last manufacturers of athletic footwear in the United States, and it has gone to […]

Process, R & D

First AI-Powered Industrial Cameras for Industry 4.0

March 26, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Neurala has announced a collaboration with FLIR Systems Inc. to deliver a full software and hardware stack AI-based industrial imaging solution. Neurala’s vision AI software unlocks the power of deep learning with no-AI-expertise-required, and now supports the creation of neural […]

Process, Quality Control

Ensuring 3D Print Quality With Sensors and Artificial Intelligence

March 16, 2021

Via: Metrology and Quality News

German scientists from Hannover and Aachend develop an app for automatic monitoring of print quality in Additive Manufacturing. 3D printing enables a batch size of one production, meaning no products are alike because each part is individually designed for the […]