Small to medium-sized companies ranging from an environmentally friendly coatings manufacturer to a maker of high-performance nano-titanium are the recipients of loans and expert support from the Adopt a City program.
Fresh off its first quarterly revenue decline in 13 years, Apple sends its suppliers’ stock spiking thanks to an iPhone 7 announcement that hints at OLED screens, longer battery life and, most important, a 72 million-unit order.
Rodney Brooks, founder & CTO of Rethink Robotics, accepted the IndustryWeek Industry Excellence Award for Manufacturing Technology Leadership via video at the recent IW Manufacturing & Technology Show.
A serious misconception is that manufacturing is dirty, dark or dangerous; and isn’t seen as an optimal career choice. The reality is that manufacturing is an advanced, high-value industry that represents innovation and technology.
Vecna Technologies CEO Debbie Theobald says the key to rapid growth in the robotics industry is finding solid applications. Two examples from Vecna's portfolio are autonomous material handling trucks and the use of "telepresence" from the hospital to the auto repair shop....More