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Daimler Downplays Report on Rigged US Emission Test Software

19 Feb 2018 20:10

Documents reported on by Bild am Sonntag have “selectively been released in order to harm Daimler," the car manufacturer said.

US Oil Exports Increase as Bottleneck Cleared

19 Feb 2018 20:01

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the only deep water port in the U.S. able to handle the industry’s biggest tankers, said it had successfully completed the first loading of a very large crude carrier.

Siemens to Sell Healthineers Stake in IPO in First Half

19 Feb 2018 16:00

The sale is likely to be one of the biggest equity offerings ever in Germany.

Commerce Department Proposes 24% Tariff on Steel, 7.7% on Aluminum

17 Feb 2018 00:11

"The quantities and circumstances of steel and aluminum imports threaten to impair the national security,” said Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Greetings from the Front Lines of the Robot Revolution

16 Feb 2018 22:15

Maybe this is glimpse of life at the conclusion of the robot revolution, but expert Jim Lawton's new ebook thinks we have a much brighter future ahead if we embrace cobots on the factory floor.

Layoffs Arrive in Brexit Britain, and Auto Workers Are Up First

16 Feb 2018 20:54

“Why would Nissan continue to invest in the northeast when it’s got a plant in Spain where it can build the same car without a 10% tariff?” asked an autoworker at Vauxhall Motors in Britain where layoffs have already started.

Rockwell Automation Introduces Metal, Flat-Pack Industrial Sensors

16 Feb 2018 19:00

Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. New, compact, inductive proximity sensors are designed for demanding applications.

Magna CEO Feeling ‘More Positive’ on NAFTA Negotiations

16 Feb 2018 16:31

CEO Don Walker said he believes the U.S. wants to use the renegotiated North American Free Trade agreement as a template for future trade deals with other countries and that is adding complexity to the discussions.

Renault’s Ghosn Pledges 'Irreversible' Nissan Alliance

16 Feb 2018 16:01

A new plan to boost efficiency at the partnership will be unveiled in the next few weeks, said Ghosn, who agreed Thursday to stay on as Renault chairman and CEO for the next four years.

LyondellBasell Bets on Advanced Plastics With $2.25 Billion Deal

16 Feb 2018 02:52

The deal would expand the chemical giant’s offerings of specialty plastic compounds.

Webinar: A Systems Thinking Approach to IIoT

16 Feb 2018 02:10

A March 13 IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by IBM

US Manufacturers’ Output Unchanged for Second Month

15 Feb 2018 20:06

Lower taxes and a pickup in overseas markets are spurring business investment, with steady hiring, rising home equity and elevated confidence also indicative of sustained consumer demand.

In Free Trade U-Turn, Modi Raises India’s Import Duties

15 Feb 2018 19:42

Donald Trump signaled tit-for-tat duties against India’s barriers on motorcycles, and the U.S. commerce department said it is examining imports of welded pipes from the country.

Airbus Jumps Most in Nearly 10 Years After Pledge to Fix Planes

15 Feb 2018 19:25

Shares of the French jumped more than 10% after executives assured investors the company could top a strong 2017 that ended with a record order backlog and more jet deliveries than ever.

Tacoma Power Restores Fish Migration, Generates Power for 1,700 Homes

15 Feb 2018 19:00

Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. The fish collection and powerhouse use Rockwell Automation controls.

NASA Is Bringing Back Cold War-Era Atomic Rockets to Get to Mars

15 Feb 2018 16:06

While the system would be a niche market in the global nuclear industry, it could be highly lucrative for the company that cracks the technology.

`Made in the U.S.A.' Turbines Cloud U.S. Offshore Wind

14 Feb 2018 23:42

States in the Northeast are betting they can create their own windmill industry however, it will be costly but perhaps necessary as Trump pushes for more factory jobs and picks fights with those making parts abroad.

Japan Economy Grows for 8th Straight Quarter, Longest Since 1980s

14 Feb 2018 23:39

For the calendar year 2017, the economy grew 1.6%, against 0.9% in 2016.

Three Strategies for Manufacturers to Address Escalating Citizen Science

14 Feb 2018 22:22

Citizen science groups are eager to fill in what they see as gaps in EPA regulation and enforcement.

Quell Your Fears and Get Excited About New Breed of Robo-Dogs

14 Feb 2018 22:03

Boston Dynamics has done it again, going viral with a video showing their SpotMini opening a door. You may be afraid at the prospects of this new development, and that's a big problem.

Apple Executive Bench Is Deep as CEO Succession Question Raised

14 Feb 2018 20:15

CEO Tim Cook: “I see my role as CEO to prepare as many people as I can to be CEO and that’s what I’m doing and then the board makes a decision at that point in time.”

Trump’s Passion for Tariffs Faces Stiff Headwinds from GOP

14 Feb 2018 19:32

Twice this week Trump has raised the idea of trade penalties he calls a ‘reciprocal tax,’ only to have White House officials insist there’s no plan in the works for such an action.

Tata Motors Migrates to New MES and Gains Advanced Quality-Control Capabilities

14 Feb 2018 19:00

Sponsored by Rockwell Automation. The Indian automaker standardized enterprise-wide communication with FactoryTalk ProductionCentre software.

Tesla’s China Dream Threatened by Standoff Over Shanghai Factory

14 Feb 2018 16:01

China's central government says the plant must be a joint venture with local partners, while Tesla wants to own the factory completely, sources say.

US Touts NAFTA Progress as Republicans Urge Trade Caution

14 Feb 2018 15:33

The U.S. is making headway in its efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade agreement, according to Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

Webinar: Millennials will Inherit the Earth - “How to Master the Multigenerational Workforce”

14 Feb 2018 04:26

A March 15 IndustryWeek-hosted webinar, sponsored by Salesforce

Northeast Indiana Takes the Lead in Workforce Development, Musical Instruments

14 Feb 2018 00:08

Northeast Indiana offers a supportive business environment for manufacturing, helping to keep musical instrument making on a high note.

Electrolux, TE Connectivity Partner with DOE to Improve Energy Performance

14 Feb 2018 00:06

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program and Challenge has cultivated a community of nearly 200 partners to reduce energy costs, increase productivity, create jobs and improve resiliency.

Chinese Tesla Killer's Fall Threatens California Cowtown's Dream

12 Feb 2018 20:54

Faraday Future wanted to take down Tesla with a faster electric car, though funding questions have put that hope — and that of the California town set to house its factory — in jeopardy.

Perfect Timing: Accurately Tracking Employee Hours Saves Big Bucks

8 Feb 2018 21:21

Deloitte's analytics tool LaborWise is out to prove to mid to large manufacturers that time is money, especially when accounting employees' work hours.

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