Tag: production

Process, Production

Fab spend to grow 3% in 2020.

March 10, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

China’s fab equipment spending will grow by about 5% to over $12 billion this year and by 22%, or $15 billion, in 2021. Taiwan will spend most in 2020 at nearly $14 billion but will drop to third place in […]

Process, Production

Reinventing U.S. Manufacturing: GE Appliances Opens Doors to Alabama Plant Expansion

February 25, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, unveiled the completion of its $125 million investment at its refrigeration plant in Decatur, Alabama. The investment boosted production capacity by 25% and ensures early compliance with 2022 refrigerant changes, making the plant a […]

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 […]

Logistics, Process, Production

EU approves $3.5 billion in aid for battery production, r&d

December 9, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Opel and French battery manufacturer Saft can move forward with a plan to build electric vehicle battery cells in Germany after the European Union approved the use of state aid for the project. The companies plan to produce battery cells […]

Process, Production, R & D

Which Countries are Ready for the Future of Production?

November 26, 2019

Via: Industry Week

Welcome to the digital economy where technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), wearables, robotics and additive manufacturing are fueling the development of new production techniques and business models and driving global production. These technologies are also […]

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

Bayer data at ESMO 2019 highlights innovation in cancer research

September 20, 2019

Via: PR Newswire

Bayer will present new data from the company’s expanding oncology business at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2019, taking place September 27 to October 1 in Barcelona, Spain. The presentations to be featured at ESMO 2019 span […]

Process, R & D

How 3D Printing Is Changing Production Models

August 9, 2019

Via: Automation World

No matter how technologies change, or what new innovations break into the mainstream, the basic goals of manufacturing remain the same: Reduce unplanned downtime, reduce costs, eliminate unnecessary waste, etc. How fortunate it is that 3D printing (a.k.a. additive manufacturing) […]

Design & Planning, Process

The Intersection of IoT and Sustainability

August 7, 2019

Via: Automation World

Last month, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) held an international conference on “The Internet of Things (IoT) for Sustainability Is Smart Business” at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in […]