Tag: production

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

European Alliance to Invest $6.7 Billion in Electric Car Batteries

May 7, 2019

Via: Industry Week

European governments and companies will form an alliance for developing next-generation batteries for electric vehicles, investing five to six billion euros (US$6.7 billion) in the project, the French and German finance ministers said on May 2. France’s Bruno Le Maire […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Auto group tries to steer Colorado clear of California ZEV rules

May 7, 2019

Via: Reuters technology

In January, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order directing the state to adopt California’s ZEV rules, joining nine other U.S. states including Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York and Oregon. His order said the formal rules to adopt […]

Process, R & D

How Are Robots Changing Warehousing and Distribution?

May 3, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Transformation

Starting with Amazon Amazon is one of the biggest retailers in the world. In 2018 it came second only to Walmart, and that is in large part due to the tens of thousands of robots it utilizes in its warehouses. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Medtronic registers for undisclosed EU-based debt offering

March 4, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has registered for a new undisclosed debt offering based in the European Union, according to recently posted SEC filings. The company will look to offer a slew of new general unsecured senior notes in the funding round, according […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Medical, Process

Abbott misses Wall Street expectations on Q4 sales

January 23, 2019

Via: Mass Device

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) stock is down about 2% at the opening of trading today after its fourth-quarter sales failed to meet analyst expectations. The Abbott Park, Ill.–based maker of medical device, pharmaceutical, nutrition and diagnostics products brought in about $7.765 billion […]

Process, Production

Apple cuts current-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10 percent: Nikkei

January 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, where a slowing economy has also been buffeted by a trade war with the United States. Many analysts and consumers have said the new iPhones […]

Process, Production

Tesla shares dive after price cut, production numbers

January 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares sank 7 percent on Wednesday after the electric car maker cut prices of its vehicles by $2,000 in the United States in response to the loss of a green tax credit and reported fourth […]

Logistics, Process

How to grow manufacturing sales effectiveness with lead velocity

November 28, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Many manufacturing marketers have traditionally focused on the number of leads as a key metric. It’s easy to work under the theory that the more leads that flow into the top of the sales funnel, the more that will convert […]

Process, Production

Honda accelerates its manufacturing capabilities in Bangladesh

November 12, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Japanese autogiant Honda has recently revealed its new plant in Bangladesh, as part of the country’s aim to establish up to 100 new economic zones across the region, as a core segment of its 2030 vision to “lead the advancement […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Insulet inks deal with Samsung to develop smartphone-controlled Omnipod

November 8, 2018

Via: Mass Device

Insulet (NSDQ:PODD) said this week that it inked a deal with Samsung to develop an Omnipod insulin delivery system that would allow users to control their insulin pump therapy with a Galaxy smartphone. If approved, the system would be the […]