Tag: production

Process, R & D

Wireless Charging for Industry 4.0’s Mobile Robots

January 13, 2021

Via: Industry Today

To stay competitive in today’s markets and join the march towards Industry 4.0, manufacturers are investing in advanced mobile robotics throughout their factories and warehouses. With these mobile robots, manufacturers can boost operational efficiencies without increasing labor or costs. However, […]

Process, R & D

What does Industry 4.0 mean for US manufacturing

January 8, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is returning to the US, driven by a board-level reevaluation of supply chain risk due to Covid and trade disputes. Combine this with the high degree of automation that can now be realized in a modern manufacturing facility and […]

Process, Production

Why Should China Make Everything?

January 4, 2021

Via: The New York Times

The panic in the United States over the lack of masks and ventilators for Covid-19 has mostly eased, but please, don’t let those scary few weeks fade too quickly. The scramble for medical equipment was a telling moment for the […]

Design & Planning, Process

Remote Operations Capacity Critical For Manufacturing

December 22, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Today’s manufacturing leaders are rushing to tout their remote work initiatives, promising flexibility and agility in response to a uniquely challenging year. Call it a new normal, an operational necessity, or just changing with the times. Still, no matter how […]

Process, Production

US Factory Gauge Eases From Two-Year High as Employment Cools

December 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. manufacturing expanded at a slower pace in November, easing back from the strongest reading in two years as orders, employment and production cooled. A gauge of factory activity fell 1.8 points to 57.5, according to data from the Institute […]


President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

November 16, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There’s still about two months to go before Joe Biden is sworn in as the new president, but the former V.P. and longtime Senator isn’t wasting any time advocating for his “Build Back Better” plan to rebuild the nation’s struggling […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Corvette production halted this week because of parts shortage

October 12, 2020

Via: Automotive News

The midengine Chevrolet Corvette has hit yet another production snag: a parts shortage that will halt assembly at the Bowling Green, Ky., plant this week. General Motors paused production of the 2020 Corvette beginning Monday, spokesman Kevin Kelly said. “Due […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Worldwide Automotive Carbon Fiber Industry to 2026 – by Raw Material, Fiber Type & Application

October 7, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

The global automotive carbon fiber market is estimated to grow significantly during the forecast period. The major factors that propel market growth include the rising application of carbon fiber in the automotive sector coupled with significant adoption of lightweight vehicles […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla in talks with miner BHP over nickel-supply pact, report says

October 6, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. is in talks with BHP Group on a nickel deal as the electric vehicle maker targets higher production and seeks to avoid a supply crunch, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks are held up on pricing, […]

Process, Production

Gaming Accessory Manufacturers

September 28, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Most of the top companies including Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo experienced a shortage of supply of consoles due to the huge increase in demand for home entertainment. According to the predictions of analytics, this demand is not going down, rather […]