Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Loughborough University Joins National Effort for Sustainable Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University is set to play a pivotal role in a new national research hub focused on sustainable circular manufacturing. Named the EPSRC Manufacturing Research Hub in Robotics, Automation & Smart Machine Enabled Sustainable Circular Manufacturing & Materials … Read the full press release

SAP Unveils AI-Powered Supply Chain Solutions for Manufacturing Excellence

(IN BRIEF) SAP SE has announced significant advancements in its supply chain solutions, leveraging AI to revolutionize manufacturing productivity, efficiency, and precision. By harnessing real-time data insights, businesses can make informed decisions across supply chains, streamline product development, and enhance … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ and Microsoft Forge Path to Autonomous Factories and Data Trust in Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) In a strategic partnership, ANDRITZ, an international technology group, and Microsoft are collaborating to redefine the future of the process industry. This collaboration aims to pioneer fully autonomous factories and establish a trusted data ecosystem utilizing the ANDRITZ … Read the full press release

WSP to Design New Facilities for Rolls-Royce Submarine Site Expansion

(IN BRIEF) Rolls-Royce has chosen WSP as its design partner for the expansion of its Raynesway site in Derby. This expansion, announced last June, aims to meet the growing demand from the Royal Navy, particularly following the AUKUS announcement. WSP … Read the full press release

JLR’s Data Engineering Conversion Program Generates £430 Million in Value, Wins Google Customer Award for Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has reported that its Data Engineering Conversion Training Programme, initiated in 2021, has contributed over £430 million in value to the business in the past year. The program has trained dozens of data engineers … Read the full press release

ISID and AVL Forge Innovative Partnership to Revolutionize Manufacturing Processes

(IN BRIEF) In a groundbreaking collaboration, Information Services International-Dentsu (ISID) and AVL, headquartered in Tokyo and Graz, Austria, respectively, have joined forces to reshape product development in the manufacturing industry. Their shared mission is to offer advanced digital solutions and … Read the full press release

Festo Joins Siemens Xcelerator’s Industrial Edge Ecosystem for Digital Solutions in Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Festo, a leading automation technology provider, has announced its partnership with Siemens and its inclusion in the Siemens Industrial Edge Ecosystem. As part of this collaboration, Festo is offering the Festo AX Data access app on the Siemens … Read the full press release

GKN Aerospace’s Malaysia Facility Earns Key Certifications for Engine Parts Repair and Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) GKN Aerospace’s engine parts repair facility in Johor, Malaysia, has achieved significant certifications, including approvals from international airworthiness authorities such as CAAC, CAAS, and CAA in the UK. Additionally, the facility has obtained Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) qualification … Read the full press release

Ericsson, AWS, and Hitachi Demonstrate 5G and AI’s Impact on Manufacturing Efficiency

(IN BRIEF) Technology giants Ericsson, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Hitachi America R&D have collaborated to showcase the transformative potential of existing 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and automation solutions in manufacturing. A private 5G infrastructure trial was conducted at Hitachi … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered’s $1 Billion COVID-19 Facility Helps Deliver Critical Supplies and Support Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has released a report on the outcomes of its not-for-profit COVID-19 facility, which provided financing of $1 billion to support clients in manufacturing and distributing essential products during the pandemic. The facility offered loans to help … Read the full press release

Henkel Launches New Industrial Resin for End-Use Applications in Additive Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Henkel has launched a new industrial resin, Loctite 3D IND249, designed for end-use industrial applications. The high-temperature and high-strength material can print challenging geometries with fine feature resolution and offers low viscosity while still displaying high green strength, … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover accelerates digital transformation with Tata Technologies partnership

(IN BRIEF) Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with Tata Technologies to accelerate its digital transformation strategy. Tata Technologies will provide an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to streamline and consolidate information across JLR’s core business areas, including manufacturing, logistics, … Read the full press release

Merck and Intel fund academic research program in Europe to drive sustainable semiconductor manufacturing with AI and machine learning

(IN BRIEF) Merck and Intel have signed a memorandum of understanding to invest in a new academic research program aimed at driving innovation in semiconductor manufacturing processes and technologies using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The companies will jointly … Read the full press release

DKH Metaalbewerking B.V. joins Equistone-backed Andra Tech Group as second acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Andra Tech Group, a leading manufacturer of precision mechanical components, has completed its second acquisition with the purchase of DKH Metaalbewerking B.V., a specialist in complex metallic parts and components. The acquisition will expand Andra Tech Group’s presence … Read the full press release

Merging Digital Solutions and Machine Health: ANDRITZ and KCF Technologies Global Partnership

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ and KCF Technologies, a provider of machine health solutions, have partnered to offer comprehensive solutions to complex manufacturing challenges in the pulp and paper industry. The collaboration merges ANDRITZ’s digital solution platform and KCF’s … Read the full press release

Henkel Leverages INCIT Tools for Industry 4.0 and Sustainability in Adhesive Technologies

(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leading solution provider of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has joined the International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) partner network to further accelerate the digital transformation of its operations. As the first company … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom to expand manufacturing capabilities at its Louveira plant in Brazil

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 3-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom, a global leader in fiber-based materials founded in 1851, has announced an investment of EUR 2 million in a new laminator at its Louveira plant in Brazil in order to expand manufacturing … Read the full press release

Accenture to apply digital twin technology and models to Mars’ manufacturing facilities globally

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK, 4-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it has been tasked by Mars, the global leader in confectionary, food, and pet … Read the full press release

Five awards for SGS at the 2022 CRO Leadership Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 29-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has announced the company won five awards at the 2022 CRO Leadership Awards underlining its industry-leading work. The categories the company won award in … Read the full press release

Cinq récompenses pour SGS aux CRO Leadership Awards 2022

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) GENEVA, 29-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS, le leader mondial des tests, de l’inspection et de la certification, a annoncé que la société a remporté cinq prix aux CRO Leadership Awards 2022, soulignant son travail de pointe dans … Read the full press release

Second smart factory of Schneider Electric recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Sustainability Lighthouse

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 30-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: SU), a global leader in energy management, digital transformation and automation active in more than 100 countries, has announced that its Le Vaudreuil smart factory becomes the company’s second to … Read the full press release

Accenture to combine its AI and robotics capabilities with assets from Trancom ITS, a Japanese logistics technology services provider, as part of an acquisition deal in Japan

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, 28-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced the acquisition of digital engineering and operational technology capabilities from Trancom ITS, a Japanese logistics … Read the full press release

voestalpine opens new EUR 23 million testing center in Linz, Austria

(PRESS RELEASE) LINZ, 14-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voestalpine AG (VIE: VOE), an Austria-based leading steel and technology group with a unique combination of materials and processing expertise, has announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art testing center in Linz, Austria … Read the full press release

Swiss SMEs expect to increase exports further throughout 2022 – Credit Suisse and Switzerland Global Enterprise survey

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 27-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, and Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE), the official Swiss body responsible for export and investment promotion, have announced the release of their … Read the full press release

Manufacturing giant Haizol expands their offices in China

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 9-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Headquartered in Shanghai, China, Haizol are growing from strength to strength in the manufacturing industry. From inception in 2015, they have opened offices throughout China year on year. Haizol now have a presence … Read the full press release

CAF’s LRV units to provide the City of Calgary with frequent and fast transport service

(PRESS RELEASE) BEASAIN, Spain, 18-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (BME: CAF), a Spanish publicly listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment and buses through its Solaris Bus & Coach subsidiary, announces that it has been … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Business Barometer: overall business confidence in the UK remains high and above the long term average despite rising costs and the on-going supply chain issues

The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer shows: Business confidence in October was at its second highest level since March 2020 (43%). 48% of businesses say it has become easier to hire people with the right skills or experience.  90% of … Read the full press release

Global chip shortage: Bosch expands its semiconductor fabs and operations in Dresden, Reutlingen, and Penang

Bosch is responding to growing demand for chips. 300-millimeter wafer fab in Dresden to be expanded faster. 4,000 square meters of new clean-room space to be built in Reutlingen by the end of 2023. Bosch to create 150 jobs in … Read the full press release

Europe-wide study: deploying 5G connectivity in high-emitting sectors could reduce massive amount of CO2e emissions

A new Europe-wide analysis¹ finds that using 5G technology across four high-emitting sectors could create annual emissions savings that equate to taking 1-in-7 cars (more than 35 million cars) off the EU’s roads² Finding highlights the need for accelerated roll-out … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval’s most modern and sustainable production facility yet in San Bonifacio, Italy marks an important milestone in the company’s move towards Industry 4.0

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has announced that it recently opened a new greenfield manufacturing site in San Bonifacio, Italy, for the production of brazed … Read the full press release

Hyundai’s world class portfolio of startups will rely on Infineon’s easy-to-integrate semiconductor solutions to ride the megatrends for growth

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced a new partnership with Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai) aimed at helping starts up successfully deal with the … Read the full press release

Haizol expands its capabilities to include component assembly and product development

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol, one of China’s largest manufacturers of custom parts, expands its offering to meet increasing customer demand. Now, the manufacturing giant offers services spanning from OEM manufacturing, to component assembly, and product development … Read the full press release

thyssenkrupp to test the industrial production, use and system integration of green hydrogen as part of German Federal Ministry of Education and Research’s hydrogen lead projects

H2Giga: thyssenkrupp is driving forward the industrialization of alkaline water electrolysis through automated series production H2Mare: thyssenkrupp tests the offshore production of green methanol and ammonia TransHyDE: thyssenkrupp tests ammonia cracking (PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 7-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp (ETR: … Read the full press release

Automation leader KUKA expands machine pool with an innovative welding cell for friction stir welding

(PRESS RELEASE) AUGSBURG, 20-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots and systems for factory automation and part of Midea Group, has announced a new cell for friction stir welding, which expands contract manufacturing … Read the full press release

Haizol, metal manufacturing giant, launch a brand new website which is both user friendly and interactive

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Haizol, an industrial data and engineering manufacturing service, have launched a brand new interactive digital platform. The new site is a user friendly portal where customers can get instant access to quotes for … Read the full press release

New joint venture by IVECO and Nikola in Ulm, Germany to start production of Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks by end of 2021

The partnership between the global commercial vehicles manufacturer and the US-based group specializing in zero-emission Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and related energy solutions is about to begin its manufacturing journey in Ulm, Germany. (PRESS RELEASE) ULM, Germany, 16-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

IVECO and Nikola to deliver up to 25 Nikola Tre battery-electric vehicles (BEV) to Hamburg Port Authority in 2022

On the occasion of the Nikola Iveco Europe joint-venture manufacturing facility opening in Ulm, Germany, the parties announced an accord to collaborate on the testing and subsequent implementation of heavy-duty electric vehicles and charging infrastructure at the Port of Hamburg … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut Group takes over Belgian privately-owned B2B manufacturer of chocolate specialties and decorations

Strengthening of Barry Callebaut’s manufacturing capabilities in the growing market of highly customized chocolate specialties and decorations (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 3-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut Group (SWX: BARN), Switzerland-based cocoa processor and chocolate manufacturer, has announced that it has … Read the full press release

Leadec announces trainee positions available across Germany

(PRESS RELEASE) STUTTGART, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Leadec, a Stuttgart based leader in technical services for the automotive and manufacturing industries, has announced it is increasing the number of trainee positions available in the new training year. Approximately 40 young … Read the full press release

Leverage the benefits of digital manufacturing with Haizol

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Traditionally, when a procurement team is sourcing parts or products to be manufactured, the process is a long and complex one. After initial research, they then develop a short list of potential manufacturers … Read the full press release