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Forbes The top three technology priorities of industrial manufacturing CEOs are mobility (73%), cybersecurity (72%) and data mining and analysis (70%). This information from the most recent PwC’s 18th Annual Global CEO Survey.
AGMA The purpose of this seminar is to prepare participants to design and apply bevel gears systems from the initial concept through manufacturing and quality control and on to assembly, installation and maintenance. It is not a theoretical presentation of bevel gear theory rather it is a practical hands on guide to their design, manufacture, quality control, assembly, installation rating, lubrication and, most especially, application.
The Wall Street Journal Ford Motor Co. said Friday it will spend $2.5 billion to expand its manufacturing operations at two sites in Mexico, the latest in a wave of auto investments flowing to the U.S.’s neighbor to the south.
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SIPCO A new report said technological innovation and increased educational attainment fueled a dramatic increase in manufacturing productivity in recent decades. The study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce said although the percentage of manufacturing jobs plummeted from 40 percent to 10 percent of all U.S. jobs since the end of World War II, output in those jobs climbed from $100,000 per person to $300,000. If Dante were a railroad engineer, the Norden tunnel under Sierra Nevada’s Donner Pass would probably be his tenth circle of hell. Nicknamed the "Big Hole" and 90 years old, its unventilated shaft climbs 2,400 feet – more than twice the height of the Eiffel Tower – over a distance of 2 miles.
Business Insider The latest Empire State manufacturing survey from the New York came in at -1.19, widely missing expectations. Expectations were for the New York Fed's Empire State manufacturing reading to come in at 7.17, up slightly from March's reading of 6.9.
The Post and Courier A large manufacturing facility that would employ up to 4,000 people over the next decade is being proposed for a 2,800-acre parcel in the Camp Hall Commerce Park in Ridgeville, according to an application for an environmental permit. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that manufacturing output rose 0.1 percent in March, following a 0.2 percent drop in February. Automotive output rose 3.2 percent last month. But the Fed said factory production fell 0.6 percent in January, twice what it originally reported.
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Forbes DJI, the world’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, is seeking to raise money at a $10 billion valuation at least three sources confirmed with FORBES. While it’s unclear how much money the Shenzhen, China-based company is looking to raise, those familiar with the talks said that the funding discussions are in an advanced stage and include the likes of Silicon Valley venture firms Accel Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Ukraine Today Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer has presented a unique plane which can transport more than 18 tons and can land on almost any surface. Ukraine's state enterprise Antonov presented the aircraft in Kyiv, its cost is estimated to be somewhere between USD 20 to 25 million.
Sandvik Cormant Co.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
BBC News A subsidiary of train maker China South Rail has bought a UK manufacturer of ocean engineering products, Specialist Machine Developments (SMD).
Industry Week A recent report called "The Skills Gap in the U.S. Manufacturing and Beyond" projects that, "Over the next decade, nearly three and a half million manufacturing jobs will likely need to be filled, and the skills gap is expected to result in 2 million of those jobs going unfilled." This skilled workforce shortage problem is not new.
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Rave Gears, LLC
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc.
The Boston Globe Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that is expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat, and find information. The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday, will favor websites that Google defines as "mobile-friendly."
Reliable Plant For those in the material handling industry, staying ahead of the game means not only having efficient operatirs (and forklifts), but also upgrading to new material handling tools and resources to outpace competitors in innovation and workplace creativity.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Industry Week Spring brings showers, flowers and a fresh round of decluttering at homes and offices all around North America. Others will use the time to perform an annual review of broken work processes. Manufacturers can’t wait that long; conditions change too frequently.
Toyota Toyota announced it will invest approximately US$1 billion to construct its newest North American manufacturing facility in the state of Guanajuato in Central Mexico to produce the Corolla. This state-of-the-art plant will feature the latest TNGA production engineering innovations, employ approximately 2,000 team members and have the capacity to produce 200,000 units annually.
Apex Tool Group, LLC According to a post in Saturday's Quartz, a digital news outlet, a small research facility in Bedford, Massachusetts is helping to perfect a new technique for making silicon wafers, and if successful, it could reduce the cost of solar by 20 percent in the next few years. Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources has launched the first of two technology demonstration spacecrafts, aimed to identify subsystems needed to send out and prospect for valuable resources on asteroids.
Specialty Steel Treating, Inc.
Industry Week Oil-services giant Schlumberger said Thursday it would cut 11,000 more jobs as its first-quarter earnings tumbled after low crude prices forced it to cut drilling.
Reuters Rolls-Royce has won a $9.2 billion deal to supply engines for 50 A380 aircraft for Dubai’s Emirates airline, the largest order in its history and giving it a boost after a torrid year of profit warnings.
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