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Detroit Free Press The $148-million high-tech manufacturing research institute announced Saturday by the White House is expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the Midwest and is to open this spring in Canton, the University of Michigan announced Sunday. The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will be led by U-M, Ohio-based manufacturing technology nonprofit EWI and Ohio State University.
The Economic Times Honda Cars India inaugurated its second manufacturing facility at Alwar in Rajasthan, a move aimed at doubling the company's production capacity in the country. The new manufacturing facility, which employs about 3,200 people, will have a starting production capacity of 60,000 units in a single shift, which would be enhanced as per the market demand.
MarketWatch China's factory activity lost ground in February, as a key gauge of manufacturing slipped to a seven-month low, signaling further economic weakness and rattling markets. The preliminary HSBC China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, a gauge of nationwide manufacturing activity, fell to 48.3 in February from 49.5 in January, HSBC Holdings PLC said.
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Gleason Corporation Engineers at Oregon State University have developed a new approach toward "sustainable manufacturing" that begins on the factory floor and tries to encompass the totality of manufacturing issues – including economic, environmental, and social impacts. This approach, they say, builds on previous approaches that considered various facets of sustainability in a more individual manner.
ThomasNet News Over the past two years, there has been a steady increase in the number of manufacturing jobs created in the United States. Whether it has been created from the nationwide "Buy Local" movement, the onshoring mentality, or President Barack Obama’s initiative to create manufacturing institutes across the country, the number of U.S. manufacturing jobs is on the rise. These jobs, however, aren’t your mom’s and dad’s manufacturing jobs, and many of them are left unfilled.
Liberty Voice Mexico is well on its way to becoming the number one car exporter to the US. The current title is shared by countries such as Japan and Canada, but it is expected that Mexico will take the spot in the near future. This change will be a massive boom for Mexico’s economy and its manufacturing industry.
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Aviation Today The first humanoid robot built for the Futurassy project has arrived at the Airbus Puerto Real plant in Cadiz, Spain. Japanese manufacturer Kawada builds the two-arm humanoid robots, which the French airframe manufacturer is hoping will eventually be used to perform repetitive tasks, allowing human workers to focus on higher value tasks.
Ferret Leading Australian gear manufacturer, Ronson Gears has been awarded accreditation to AS9100C Quality Management System Standard (Aerospace) for its gear manufacturing and quality systems. The audit was conducted late last year by the UK based Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited.
Modern Machine Shop Gears are complex. By nature, even the simplest of gears consists of numerous physical features and a pattern of repeated shapes, most notably the teeth. Gear nomenclature is extensive, the definition of each term worth remembering. There seems to be no end to the types and variations of gears that have been invented, with one geometry more complex than the next.
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The Globe and Mail South Deep, once the property of Barrick Gold Corp. and now owned by Gold Fields Ltd., has been the future of South African mining for a long time – perhaps too long, according to analysts who question its persistent delays.
Windpower Engineering Development GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Co., has announced research that could significantly impact the design of future wind turbine blades. Using the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex calculations, GE engineers have overcome previous design constraints, allowing them to begin exploring ways to design reengineered wind blades that are low-noise and more prolific power-producers.
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ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
April 7-11, 2014 The AGMA Training School for Gear Manufacturing will enable you to become more knowledgeable and productive. The Basic Course teaches students to set up machines for maximum efficiency, to inspect gears accurately, and to understand basic gearing. Navistar International Corp. announced it will transfer its mid-range engine production in Huntsville to Melrose Park, Ill., resulting in the loss of 280 local jobs after the consolidation is completed late this summer.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc. It's no secret that manufacturing companies are struggling to fill the gap for skilled workers. According to a study by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), manufacturing headcount is projected to increase by 49.1%! With thousands of positions out there, how will your organization find the best candidates for your jobs? How will you beat out your competition? How will top talent find your available positions? To celebrate 30 years of developing plastic bearings, igus has retrofitted a car with 56 of its iglide bearings and sent the vehicle off on a multi-continent journey to showcase their benefits in demanding applications. The components have been fitted into all areas of the car, including the pedals, alternator, window regulators, convertible top, gearshift, and more.
Forest City Gear Company
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Aerospace Manufacturing and Design With the kick-off of National Engineers Week, Lockheed Martin officials announced several major initiatives to strengthen U.S. student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. The company has signed a $6 million agreement with Project Lead the Way (PLTW) to expand STEM education in select urban school districts, and has partnered with the National Geographic Society to refresh its Engineers In The Classroom program.
IndustryWeek Explaining that Anderson, Ind. "has has become the heart of an automotive electrification corridor, where access to leading-edge technologies and veteran industry talent is unrivaled across the United States and beyond," Jason Plotke, chairman of Echo Automotive, announced plans to expand his company’s R& D operations.
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