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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.
A Tesla charges at a public location.
Tesla Recalls 7,000 Charging Adapters After a Pair Overheat
The recall is voluntary for a product for which Tesla reportedly stopped production more than two years ago and has not sold in at least six months.
4 New Elements Added to Periodic Table 1
Please welcome to the periodic table: Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson.
Higher Revenue from Better Customer Experience Rather than New Products
Higher Revenue from Better Customer Experience Rather than New Products
Two thirds (66%) of companies reported that their most successful innovations in the last two years have been derived from improved customer experiences and related new business models versus new products alone.
Adient Chooses Downtown Detroit for Its Headquarters
The Johnson Controls spinoff is the first Fortune 500 Company to establish headquarters in Michigan since Borg Warner moved from Chicago to Auburn Hills in 2003.
The Online #Calexit Campaign: Only 5 Countries Have a Bigger GDP than California 1
Over a week has passed since the presidential election and many people are struggling to come to terms with the result.
Koch Investing $2 Billion in Infor to Build Technology Expertise
Koch Invests $2 Billion in Infor to Build Technology Expertise 1
“Infor’s demonstrated capability to help companies across a wide spectrum of industries automate and improve efficiency is relevant to our broad portfolio of invested companies and we look forward to exploring co-innovation opportunities,” said Koch Equity Development.
The US Industries Most At Risk In A Trade War With China 1
The U.S. and global economy has reacted in mixed fashion since the election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States. One of the most significant potential fallouts though, is a trade war with China.
NIMS Announces $500,000 in Apprenticeship Grants, Support
“This contract gives us the unique opportunity to create more impact in our industry by expanding apprenticeships to underrepresented populations and to new companies looking to establish a sustainable talent pipeline," said Jim Wall, NIMS executive director.
Siemens Gives Clemson $357 Million in Software to Train Engineers 1
The software will be used in junior and senior level classes in the mechanical engineering and bioengineering departments, as well as by competitive teams at Clemson, such as Formula SAE.
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