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Production Equipment

Porsche Acquires Toolmaking Capabilities from Kuka

June 23, 2015
Famed automaker gains 600 employees, two factories and in-house expertise for forming and fabricating lighter materials.
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Staying Nuclear: France Seeks to Salvage an Industry

June 4, 2015
Can France save one of its leading nuclear power manufacturers and reduce its reliance on atomic power at the same time?
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Production Equipment

Corvette's Paint Shop Scores a Multi-Million-Dollar Sheen

May 21, 2015
The upgrade is part of $439 million in investments that GM announced it will make at the Bowling Green, Ky., plant.
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The Economy

Toyota City Stands as a Symbol of Japan's Auto Rise

May 18, 2015
Nearing the start of its ninth decade in auto manufacturing, Toyota and its eponymous city remain an example of growth and opportunity for the country.
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Education / Training

Is the Great Robot Job Takeover a Myth?

May 1, 2015
Robots are increasing productivity, but not at the cost of manufacturing jobs.
Ford Motor Co.
An employee at Ford's Dagenham, England, facility works on assembly of a diesel engine. Ford designs and engineers gasoline and diesel engines in the U.K. that go into half of all Ford vehicles.

The Global Manufacturer: Powering the UK Auto Revival

July 9, 2014
Sophisticated new engines are helping to power a revival of the UK auto manufacturing industry.
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Small Business Optimism Takes a Dive

March 11, 2014
Uncertainty stemming from Washington blamed for sharp dip in small business optimism.
Airbus used laser sintering to create a lighter titanium version of this A320 hinge bracket.
Digital Tools

3-D Printing: One Small Step for a Greener Airplane?

Feb. 4, 2014
Airbus Group Innovations and EOS, a 3-D printing company, recently conducted an environmental comparison between a conventional aircraft bracket and a bracket produced using additive...
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How San Diego Reflects National Manufacturing Trends

Jan. 24, 2014
Southern California looks to strengthen its manufacturing sector as reshoring and increased productivity take hold.