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McInnes Rolled Rings The nation's Big Three automakers each reported their best July sales totals in nearly a decade on Monday, with numbers that far exceeded analysts' expectations.
Industry Week Five years after announcing their strategic collaboration, Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance are expanding their scope with the start of a joint manufacturing venture in Aguascalientes in central Mexico.
NBC News Engineers in Japan have installed the world's largest floating wind turbine, a towering 344-foot structure that is billed as being able to withstand 65-foot waves and even tsunamis.
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Bloomberg Business Economy watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Boeing and the U.S. Navy have extended advanced airborne electronic attack capability to a key U.S. ally, presenting the Royal Australian Air Force with its first EA-18G Growler. Australia is the first country other than the U.S. to obtain this aircraft. As drivers, shippers, and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits, with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.
Canadian Manufacturing Toyota’s new robot, designed to help the disabled and elderly tidy up, comes with a single mechanical arm that grasps objects of various shapes and sizes and also picks up smaller items with a tiny suction cup. In its most recent report, the University of Michigan Sustainable Worldwide Transportation Research Institute found that most commuters prefer no self-driving capability — a drastic change from a 2014 report in which a majority of respondents expressed a desire to have the technology in their vehicles.
Industry Week Collecting, storing, and sifting through data isn’t a problem. "The amount of computation and storage you can buy per dollar keeps getting greater," says Doug Cutting, chief architect of Cloudera and the founder of numerous open-source projects that have supported big data. However, actually analyzing data and finding meaning can provide a problem.
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Wired The premise behind Craig Rabin’s Airhook sounds, appropriately enough, like something out of SkyMall: a cup holder that mounts to your upright tray that can also hold your tablet or smartphone at eye-level so you can customize your in-flight entertainment. And, like all great inventions, it was mothered by necessity — or at least inconvenience.
Canadian Manufacturing Federal and provincial governments have put aside their differences and teamed up to provide financial assistance to help expand Toyota’s manufacturing operations in southern Ontario. The two governments will provide a total of $100 million towards Toyota’s planned $421 million investment in the automaker’s Cambridge operations.
Industry Week Intel and Micron Technology unveiled what they touted as a new kind of memory chip earlier this week that could revolutionize computing devices, services, and applications.
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MLive General Motors and United Auto Workers officials will make a "major manufacturing announcement" regarding the Flint Assembly plant on Tuesday, officials announced. Officials are expected to gather for an event from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday at Flint Assembly, 3100 Van Slyke Road. Five Louisiana universities have won a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a national consortium supporting advanced manufacturing research.
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Canadian Manufacturing North American manufacturers are being significantly freer with their investment dollars in 2015 than they were a year ago. The value of projects in the industrial manufacturing industry that are planned to kick off this year in the U.S. and Canada is up 39.7 percent from the same period last year, according to Industrial Info Resource’s North American Project Spending Index. Alabama has been ranked the No. 2 state for strength in auto manufacturing by Business Facilities, a magazine that targets site selectors and industry decision makers.
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The Wall Street Journal Read up-to-the-minute news, analysis, interviews, and explanatory journalism on logistics, supply-chain management, e-commerce, and more.
Business Insider ISM's latest manufacturing report for July leaked on Monday morning. The reading came in at 52.7, below the consensus forecast of 53.5 that was also the prior month's print and a year-to-date high. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, and so, despite the slowdown, U.S. manufacturing is still in good shape.
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Industry Week A key gauge of Chinese manufacturing activity plunged to a two-year low in July, an independent survey showed Monday. This is the latest data suggesting that the world’s second-largest economy faces downward pressure in the third quarter.
SiliconANGLE Digital transformation’s reach has extended from business apps all the way to media companies. At HP Discover 2015, Patrick Osborne and Bill Walker joined theCUBE to talk about the infrastructure changes involved in digital media.
Industry Week Toledo, Ohio offers an impressive array of advanced technology, automation, and robots at the manufacturing companies visited during a recent tour.
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San Antonio Business Journal Caterpillar's decision to move a construction equipment manufacturing plant from Mexico to just two hours south of San Antonio will add 200 new jobs and benefit dealers and their customers. National economic development publication Business Facilities ranked Tennessee No. 1 in the nation for manufacturing strength and education. How has the demand for industrial space changed in the last 15 years, given the ecommerce disruption and resulting changes to supply chain strategies? That was one of the many questions we asked Adam Mullen, head of supply chain services at CBRE, as we dive further into our 15th anniversary coverage. "eCommerce has driven the most disruptive movement of our time, changing the supply chain landscape forever — led by new consumer behaviors," he says.
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