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Ohio, OSU to Invest $45 Million in Autonomous Vehicle Testing Expansion
The 540-acre SMART center will include a high-speed intersection, a flexible test platform the length of 10 football fields, and urban and rural testing environments.
US Auto Supplier Jobs Are on the Rise
The auto parts industry has gained 137,000 jobs since 2012, says a new MEMA study.
Mary Barra, Donald Trump and Sergio Marchionne.
Trump Tells Ford, FCA, GM That Environmental Regulations Will Ease 1
“I am, to a large extent, an environmentalist,” Trump told Mark Fields, Sergio Marchionne and Mary Barra. “I believe in it. But it’s out of control.”
Manufacturing Group Awaits President’s Trump’s Policy on Putting American Jobs F
Manufacturing Group Awaits President Trump’s Policy on Putting American Jobs First 4
"It will take a concerted effort on trade, tax, workforce, and infrastructure policy to create the economic and industrial renaissance the president is proposing," said Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul.
Margareth Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel
Margareth Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel
“Margo is a proven and extraordinarily talented executive with a deep understanding of how to build and scale brands on a global basis and expertise in effectively engaging consumers and retail partners in a rapidly evolving digital world," said outgoing CEO Christopher A. Sinclair.
P&G Vows Zero Manufacturing Waste from All Production Sites by 2020
P&G Vows Zero Manufacturing Waste from All Production Sites by 2020
Currently 56% of its global production sites qualify as zero manufacturing waste to landfill.
GM Partners with Girls Who Code to Empower Future Technology Leaders
GM Partners with Girls Who Code
The share of women in the computing workforce has dropped from 37% in 1995 to 24% today.
New US Institute Helps Manufacturers Reduce Technology Costs for Sustainability
New US Institute Helps Manufacturers Reduce Technology Costs for Sustainability
“This Institute will be an important catalyst to leverage innovation and energy efficient technologies that will reduce harmful emissions while creating jobs and building America’s 21st century economy,” said Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
John Deere to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit, Pay $275,000 in Back Wages, Damages 1
The lawsuit alleged the former pipefitter was fired from Deere's Moline, Ill., facility after reporting unsafe working conditions.
GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations
GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations
The company now has 152 global facilities that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.
GM to Test Autonomous Vehicles on Michigan Roads
The company also announced it will begin building fully autonomous Chevy Bolt test vehicles at its Orion Township assembly plant beginning in early 2017.
Hyundai, Kia Supplier Faces $2.5 Million Fine in Death of Worker
The 20-year-old temporary worker was crushed to death when the assembly line stopped and she and three of her co-workers entered a robotic station to clear a sensor fault, and the robot started abruptly.
Dow Building New Innovation Center in Michigan
Dow's New Michigan Innovation Center Supports Trump's Manufacturing Stance
“This innovation center will add to Dow’s world-class R&D engine, and could have been located anywhere in the world,” said Andrew Liveris, Dow CEO. “We chose Michigan, our home for more than 119 years because of the highly-skilled workforce in the state and because we believe the incoming Presidential administration understands the importance of R&D investment and its multiplier impact on U.S. manufacturing jobs.”
The State of US Manufacturing Trade
The trade deficit with China and Mexico dominates the U.S. manufacturing trade discussion.
US Manufacturers Too Slow to Adopt Industry 4.0: BCG Study
U.S. manufacturers need to gain a deeper understanding of how they can apply digital technologies and accelerate the pace of adoption.
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