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IndustryWeek Business economists raised their forecast for U.S. industrial production to 4.0% from 3.7% in June, according to the latest quarterly business outlook survey from the National Association for Business Economists.
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NPR Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and the eye care company, Bausch + Lomb. Led by these companies, the manufacturing sector once employed 60 percent of Rochester's workforce. Now, that's less than 10 percent. And so, like many cities in this country, Rochester is trying to build something new from its manufacturing heritage.
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Bloomberg A Chinese manufacturing gauge unexpectedly increased this month, suggesting export demand is helping the economy withstand a property slump. The preliminary Purchasing Managers’ Index from HSBC Holdings Plc and Markit Economics was at 50.5, matching the highest estimates in a Bloomberg News survey of analysts and up from August’s final reading of 50.2.
Reuters Japan's manufacturing activity picked up in the third quarter, a survey showed, but economists say they need more information on wages and consumer spending to determine whether the government should raise the sales tax again next year.
Bloomberg Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for foreign and domestic companies to help create a vibrant manufacturing sector in India, a narrative that helped him sweep to power. For businesses facing power shortages and a byzantine tax system, the follow-through can’t come soon enough. With employees in Northeast Ohio who make everything from food products to cars, furniture and medical machines, it's no surprise that several events in the area are scheduled to mark the nation's third-annual manufacturing day on Friday. Manufacturers plan to tout the field - all in efforts to dispel myths and attract new recruits.
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TechRepublic Imagine a world where smart systems, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and robotics combine to automate large areas of manufacturing, linking wired and wireless networks throughout the world in the making of products, and relying on both structured and unstructured big data to get the job done.
Boston Herald Massachusetts will need 100,000 new manufacturing workers in the next decade just to keep employment levels where they are today and stay competitive, according to the state’s head of economic development.
Charlotte Business Journal Siemens Corp. put advanced manufacturing education in the spotlight Wednesday when it announced a $32 million, in-kind software grant for Central Piedmont Community College. Siemens will provide CPCC with access to its product life-cycle management software, known as PLM software.
Business Insider The Richmond Fed's survey of business activity signalled a pick up in activity in the East Coast. The headline manufacturing index unexpectedly jumped to 14 in September from 12 in August.
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Aviation Pros GE Aviation will soon call Butler County home of its Additive Development Center, where the jet engine maker will conduct cutting-edge research into advanced manufacturing technologies. Evendale-based GE Aviation is consolidating all research and development activities into 3-D manufacturing, also known as additive, into a single West Chester Twp. site.
Caixin Online State-backed aircraft manufacturer Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC) will set up an independent company to focus on designing and making airplane engines, sources with knowledge of the matter say. The company will consist of the AVIC's engine design and manufacturing companies, one of the sources said. Its name will be Aero Engine Corp. of China, and it will be formed by the end of the year.
Express & Star Around 300 people are currently working at the plant and JLR says that will hit 600 early next year as the site starts to churn out its new, ultra-efficient, Ingenium 2.0-litre turbo diesel engines. They will first be used to power the latest Jaguar XE saloon. When it goes on sale early next year the Ingenium diesels will be key to its success, figures suggest.
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Aviation Pros Some teachers got a lesson this week in the job skills students will need to break into the aerospace industry. The Alamance Area Chamber of Commerce holds Tuesday Tours monthly to let teachers see what local jobs are like to give them an idea of what students will face when they are looking for work.
CNW Linamar Corporation, Carolina Forge Company, LLC and majority shareholders of Seissenschmidt AG signed separate definitive agreements for Linamar's purchase of CFC's business of high volume hot forged product, located in Wilson, North Carolina, and 66 percent of the shares of Seissenschmidt, which also specializes in high volume hot forgings. With sales of the Ram 1500 on a 52-month sales streak, Chrysler Group's Warren Truck Assembly Plant is increasing production. The plant that built back-to-back Motor Trend Truck of the Year winners in 2013 and 2014 will be building an average of an additional 100 vehicles a day or 38,565 more trucks a year to keep up with demand.
Forest City Gear Company Boeing is bringing hundreds of new jobs to South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that the aerospace company has leased a 100,000-square-foot building in North Charleston for a new research center that will employ as many as 400.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design The first A320neo to fly has successfully completed its first flight which lasted around two and a half hours. The aircraft – carrying the registration F-WNEO – was flown by Airbus Experimental Test Pilots Philippe Pellerin and Etienne Miche de Malleray. Accompanying them in the cockpit was Test-Flight Engineer Jean-Paul Lambert. Monitoring the progress of the flight profile were the Flight-Test Engineers Manfred Birnfeld and Sandra Bour-Schaeffer.
IndustryWeek Imagine walking through a business and discovering that all of the employee communication boards are six months out of date. Imagine that the red, yellow, green production status lights were all set to green and then overhearing an employee say that he could not remember the last time someone used the yellow or red status lights even though the production line goes down frequently.
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