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A Fly-Through of Tesla’s New Giga Factory in Berlin

Logistics Matter

It is one of five of Tesla’s Giga Factories, making the total number of Tesla factories six if you include the original factory in Freemont. Other Giga Factories are in Nevada, New York, Texas, and Shanghai. […].

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GM Unveils Factory ZERO All-Electric Assembly Plant

NGT News

General Motors says its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant. The name Factory ZERO reflects the significance of this facility in advancing GM’s zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero-congestion future.

Material Handling Tips That Every Factory Worker Must Know About

Morai Logistics

Safety in factories is paramount—here are some material handling tips for factory workers. Given their knowledge of proper protocol on the factory floor, we were more than happy to accept their proposed blog post. material handling factory

Fraunhofer IFF Researchers Design Green Hydrogen Factory

NGT News

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF (Fraunhofer IFF) have designed a factory for the distributed and modular production and distribution of green hydrogen for industry, business and transportation throughout the value chain.

New $2 Billion Investment Made in Kentucky EV Battery Factory

NGT News

The post New $2 Billion Investment Made in Kentucky EV Battery Factory appeared first on NGT News. Envision AESC, a Japanese electric vehicle (EV) battery technology company, along with Gov.

Factory ZERO Manufacturing Silverado Electric Pickup, GMC HUMMER EV

NGT News

Mark Reuss, president of General Motors (GM), says Chevrolet is introducing a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the company’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit. Factory ZERO is undergoing a complete renovation and retooling […].

The smart factory Part 3: What does the factory of the future look like

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

IoT sensors in the supply chain and robotics in factories are fluently available. In the last decade alone, we have seen factories move from basic digitization to more predictive power. What does the smart factory mean for business?

The smart factory Part 2: How manufacturers and distributors can evolve towards the smart factory

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

This means making factories smarter for the future. Here’s a look into the smart factory and the steps to start the path to one taking advantage of the benefits technology can offer. What is the smart factory? How to create a smart factory. Benefits of the smart factory.

The smart factory Part 3: What does the factory of the future look

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

IoT sensors in the supply chain and robotics in factories are fluently available. In the last decade alone, we have seen factories move from basic digitization to more predictive power. What does the smart factory mean for business?

Nissan Debuts Intelligent Factory

IoT World Today

The Tochigi plant is the first at Nissan to introduce the intelligent factory production line. Nissan has launched an intelligent robotics-driven production line at its manufacturing plant in Tochigi, Japan.

Power cuts hit China factories and give container shipping another shock

Supply Chain and Logistics

Now government-imposed power cuts are threatening factory output in China. What else could go wrong for supply chains? The cuts in power generation are due to the Chinese government’s desire to keep emissions down to their target. By Martina Li … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Sustainability emissions supply chain disruption sustainability

U.S. Factory Output Rises as Firms Navigate Supply Constraints

Supply Chain Brain

factories rose modestly in January, suggesting manufacturers are gradually working through pandemic-related shortages of materials and labor that hobbled output in the prior month Production at U.S.

White Paper: From Factory to Front Porch

The Supply Chain Journal

“Visibility” has become a logistics industry buzzword over the past years. It has been the topic of countless webinars and conference presentations. Companies across the industry consistently mention increased visibility among their top priorities.

Watch: Will 2022 Be the Year of the ‘Smart Factory’?

Supply Chain Brain

Jason Bergstrom, principal and smart factory leader with Deloitte, traces the evolution of the smart factory, and defines the term as it applies to modern-day technology tools

Shanghai Factory Restarts Fall Short on Lack of Parts, Truckers

Supply Chain Brain

Even those companies in China whose factories are operating under so-called closed-loop systems may be forced to stop work due to parts shortages or logistical challenges that make moving people and goods around the country near impossible

The smart factory Part 4: What skills do manufacturers and distributors need in the factory of the future?

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

As manufacturers and distributors inject their operations with innovative technologies in an effort to transform them into smart factories, a shift in how those factories are staffed has emerged. Reskilling and attracting a smart factory workforce.

Global Supply Squeeze, Delta Virus Rip Through Factories

Supply Chain Brain

Orders at factories are piling up as companies around the world struggle to meet demand amid a damaging mixture of the coronavirus and widespread bottlenecks in supply chains

Nike, Adidas Output Snarled as Covid Shuts Asian Factories

Supply Chain Brain

Some of the world’s biggest footwear and garment companies are seeing production pinched as factories in Southeast Asia struggle to keep the lights on amid one of the world’s deadliest COVID-19 resurgences

Vietnam’s Factory Crisis Worsens as Migrant Workers Flee

Supply Chain Brain

Tens of thousands of factory employees have gone back to their home villages from Vietnam’s southern industrial belt — and millions more are poised to follow — after months-long COVID-19 restrictions recently eased

Power cuts hit China factories and give container shipping another shock

The LoadStar

Factories in at least ten Chinese provinces have either cut output or closed temporarily this month, after government-imposed power cuts to curb carbon emissions. The post Power cuts hit China factories and give container shipping another shock appeared first on The Loadstar.

The smart factory Part 1: Digitization, digitalization and digital

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The digital transformation of the operations and processes of factories and supply chains is based upon digitization of carefully selected machines and digitalization of the related business processes. The journey to the smart factory.

Kia to Build Massive Factory for Autonomous, Electric PBVs

IoT World Today

With the standard SW PBV likely to be first out of the Hwaseong factory in 2025, the autonomous version seems set to follow shortly after. Kia has been making a lot of noise recently about a new type of transport – electric Purpose-Built Vehicles , or PBVs.

US settles labor dispute with Mexican auto parts factory

The Supply Chain Journal

parent company of a Mexican auto parts factory has agreed to recognize worker rights and pay back wages to laid-off employees to settle a labor rights complaint filed under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The U.S.

Transmission: GM invests $2.3 billion, again, in U.S. battery factory

The Supply Chain Journal

battery factory. GM is locating its battery production plants relatively near the factories where it will build its upcoming EVs. The Lordstown plant is about three hours away from the automaker’s $2 billion Factory Zero in Detroit-Hamtramck.

ISM Report: US Factories Extend Contraction as Index Misses Forecasts

Material Handling and Logistics

The Institute for Supply Management's monthly report for November showed weakening in factory orders and production

Forklift factory earns zero-landfill status

DC Velocity

Crown facility finds ways to recycle everything from coolant to pallets. Green Logistics

Ford Offered Tax Incentive to Bring AV Factory to Dallas

IoT World Today

The city of Dallas has offered Ford an incentive package should it choose to build a proposed autonomous vehicle (AV) factory near the city.

Sweet factory plans submitted

247 Customs Broker

The 158,000 sq… The post Sweet factory plans submitted appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. [og_img] Plans for a manufacturing facility and distribution hub for sweet manufacturer Swizzels Matlow, have been submitted by developer investor Tritax Symmetry.

LeanDNA Launches Factory-Focused Inventory Optimization Workflows

Supply Chain Brain

LeanDNA, a provider of factory-focused inventory optimization solutions, has launched role-based workflow capabilities within its platform for the manufacturing industry

U.S. Factory Output Rose by Most in Four Months, Lifted by Autos

Supply Chain Brain

factories strengthened in July by the most in four months, rebounding above pre-pandemic levels and indicating manufacturers are coping with snarled supply chains and shortages Production at U.S.

Material Handling in the Digital Factory: A Look Ahead

Material Handling and Logistics

Material handling is playing a vital role in the emergence of the digital factory, as data analytics reshapes the workforce

Nuvve, Blue Bird Plan V2G Factory Hub for EV Utilization as Energy Storage Assets

NGT News

The post Nuvve, Blue Bird Plan V2G Factory Hub for EV Utilization as Energy Storage Assets appeared first on NGT News. Nuvve Holding Corp. plans to install and commission up to 200 Nuvve V2G DC 125 kW fast-charging stations with dual dispensers at Blue Bird Corp.‘s

Delivering a smarter factory

Automotive Logistics

Magna Steyr’s vehicle assembly plant in the Austrian city of Graz is not a typical automotive factory; the site, which in 2018 brought its cumulative total production tally to 3.5m has been rebadged as ‘Smart Factory by Magna Steyr’. Alongside the new MIATT system is the Graz plant’s iTrace loading list digitalisation project, which has taken place over a similar timescale and is another facet of Magna Steyr’s evolving ‘Smart Factory’ initiative.

Retail Sales, Factory Data Show Growing Pains for U.S. Recovery

Supply Chain Brain

An onslaught of economic reports on Tuesday added to evidence of a U.S. recovery in full swing, yet one experiencing growing pains