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Jabil CEO on the "Shift to the Intelligent Factory" (Industry Week)
on 05/12/2015

In a survey Jabil recently conducted with electronics manufacturers, 96% of approximately 300 executives said they see increased risk as a result of limited visibility into their supply chains, manifesting itself in issues such as long lead times and extra shipping time. Yet 70% of these executiv...

Air Products to Demonstrate Commitment to Powder Metal and Additive Manufacturing Industri
on 05/11/2015

Air Products is committed to helping metals processors around the world improve product quality, reduce operating costs, increase yields, and enhance processing windows. To drive these results, Air Prod...

Keysight Technologies Works with MediaTek on Mobile Chipset Manufacturing Test Solution
on 05/11/2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that it has worked with MediaTek on the release of a manufacturing test solution for the MediaTek MT6735 mobile chipset, based on the Keysight E6640 EXM wireless test set. The MT6735, released in October of 2014, is an LTE 64-bit mobile SoC...

DeAnza College earns NIMS accreditation
on 04/30/2015

Maintaining an industry standard inside the classroom is no easy task, but the Manufacturing and CNC Technology Program at DeAnza College has gone above and beyond and is officially accredited by NIMS as of April 27, 2015. In receiving this national recognition the DeAnza staff and faculty demons...

Boeing profits soar, confirming 2015 forecasts (IW)
on 04/23/2015

Aerospace giant Boeing reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net profit increased 38% from a year ago and reaffirmed its 2015 forecasts for financial results and deliveries.

Net earnings totaled $1.34 billion in the first three months of the year, compared with $965 million in the 201...

IBM teams with Apple, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson on artificial intelligence health progr
on 04/15/2015

IBM on Monday announced alliances with Apple (IW 500/4) and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices.

IBM (IW 500/11) is collaborating with Apple, Medtronic (IW 500/77), andJ...

Medtronic, South Dakota researcher team up for stent to treat risky aneurysm (PD)
on 04/14/2015

A South Dakota surgeon has teamed up with researchers at Medtronic’s Santa Rosa division to develop a new stent graft system for keeping blood flowing to key organs in patients with a rare aortic aneurysm that spans the chest and abdomen, the company announced Tuesday.

The system, c...

Alcoa Earnings Rise Despite Large Restructuring Costs (IW)
on 04/09/2015

Alcoa reported stronger first-quarter earnings on growing demand from its aerospace and automotive operations on Wednesday, even as restructuring costs again weighed on results.

The metals giant, the first large industrial company to report quarterly results, notched net income of $1...

Tesla first-quarter car deliveries rise above 10,000 (WSJ)
on 04/07/2015

Tesla Motors Inc. said it delivered 10,030 vehicles in the first quarter, the latest indication the company’s slow and steady sales growth needs to kick into overdrive to meet Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ambitious sales goals.

Deliveries over the first three months of 2015 cam...

At Boeing, innovation means small steps, not giant leaps (WSJ)
on 04/07/2015

After a turbulent decade, Boeing Co. is rethinking its formula for innovation.

The 99-year-old aerospace giant long has focused on developing new technologies that it reserved for big projects every 15 years or so to craft the fastest—and farthest-flying jetliners—such as its ...

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