Week 12 in Manufacturing News

Ford Provides Peek of Its Digital Manufacturing Strategy The digital investment coincided with a general revamping of the plant as new transmissions were introduced. Industry 4.0 and IoT technology enables operators to monitor data generated at different work stations. Individual parts can be tracked. Inspections occur during production. The company also has stepped up its […]

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Week 11 in Manufacturing News

Cluster Raises $1.9M to Transform Hiring Engineers in the Manufacturing Industry Cluster launches the first U.S. marketplace matching Industry 4.0 skills to jobs at Aviation, Aerospace, Defense and Automotive companies in Southern California.

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Week 10 in Manufacturing News

Global manufacturing growth plumbs new depths amid trade tensions Global manufacturing growth decelerated in 2018 as a result of trade and tariff barriers, according to the UN’s latest International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics.

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Week 9 in Manufacturing News

The US just got the latest sign manufacturing activity is slowing down The Commerce Department said factory orders edged up 0.1% in December, compared with economist expectations for a 0.5% increase. 

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Week 8 in Manufacturing News

US Manufacturing Production Unexpectedly Contracts in January U.S. factory production unexpectedly contracted in January, shrinking the most in eight months on weakness in the automotive sector and indicating a weak start to the year as headwinds including a trade war with China weighed on factories.

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