Asia-Pacific Organizations Are Most Receptive to Smart Manufacturing Usage Globally, 2022 State of Smart Manufacturing Report Shows

Nine in ten Asia-Pacific organizations believe smart manufacturing is key to their business’ future success, The State of Smart Manufacturing Report reveals SINGAPORE, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation company and the leader in cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions, has announced the results of its 7th annual study, “The State of Smart

3 killed, 1 injured in shooting at Maryland manufacturing facility, officials say

A man fatally shot three of his fellow workers at a rural Maryland manufacturing facility Thursday before being injured in an exchange of gunfire with state troopers, authorities said. Three employees of Columbia Machine, Inc., in Smithsburg, were killed and a fourth was injured, Washington County sheriff’s officials said. A law enforcement official who first

IMTS 2022 Conference: Manufacturing Leans Towards Lasers

About the presentationToday’s manufacturing operations are complex with increasing product variants, changes in demand, and lead time requirements. Further, as computer numerical control (CNC) machining evolves toward done-in-one processes and the supportive device and data system integrations become more common, the necessity for smart operations planning is of paramount importance. Compounding constant conditions are the

Sinclair hosting ‘boot camps’ on careers in manufacturing

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A college in the Miami Valley is hosting several sessions to introduce people to careers in manufacturing. Walmart ‘Open Call’ is a Super Bowl for entrepreneurs Sinclair Community College is offering two “Manufacturing Boot Camps” for people who want to learn about or get a start on manufacturing careers. The weeklong

Abysmal manufacturing surveys are the latest signs of a major economic slowdown

Dismal regional manufacturing readings are sounding alarm bells that business activity is slowing down heading into the summer. The latest bad news came Monday out of Texas, where the Dallas Federal Reserve’s outlook survey for the sector in June pointed to a substantial level of contraction fueled by a plunge in the growth rate of

Key Chinese Manufacturing Data Is Coming. Here’s What Economists Expect.

Text size China’s monthly manufacturing data is expected to show growth for June. Here: a production line at an electrical factory in Beijing. Jade Gao/AFP via Getty Images After two months of strict pandemic lockdowns, Shanghai gradually returned to life in June, and recently announced openings—restaurant dine-in starting June 29, Shanghai Disneyland on June 30—will

HCC free manufacturing training begins

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – An entry-level program in manufacturing is being offered at Holyoke Community College for free. Developed in collaboration with local businesses, the program will lead to employment in the Holyoke area’s manufacturing sector. The classes are designed for students who are already employed by area companies or are seeking entry-level positions in

Chinese EV stocks gain; China reportedly mulling policies to support manufacturing growth

Jinli Guo/iStock via Getty Images Shares of U.S.-listed Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers rose on Tuesday amid broader gains in the sector, supported by China’s industrial regulator reportedly mulling policies to stabilize manufacturing growth. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) held an expert symposium on Jun. 17, in which policy recommendations were discussed,