Amcor expands capability of its Milwaukee facility

Amcor Flexibles Americas (AFA) has announced the addition of a new press in Milwaukee that will allow flexographic printing, gravure coating and slitting to...

Tesla & Panasonic commence battery cell production at Nevada Gigafactory

Tesla and Panasonic have begun mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at Tesla’s Gigafactory located just outside Reno, Nevada. The Gigafactory, a partnership between Tesla...

Oxijet ‘Air shower’ saves 50 per cent water

Aussies can now enjoy guilt-free showers during the summer with a new shower nozzle that consumes up to 50 percent less water via a...

ABB secures $640m agreement to deliver long distance power transmission link in India

ABB has inked a $640 million contract with India’s national electricity grid operator Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) to deliver a 1,830km...

GE Hitachi unveils wireless tool that aids workers during nuclear power plant maintenance  

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has introduced an innovative remotely operated tool that has successfully enabled nuclear technicians to complete tasks at the bottom...

Ford recalls more than 160,000 vehicles

Ford issued a recall for more than 160, 000 vehicles in North America due to safety issues. According to ABC News, the recall involves 159,395...

Stratasys teams up with McLaren Racing to bring 3D printing to the F1 grid

Stratasys has become the official supplier of 3D printing solutions to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team under a new four-year agreement that was signed...

Volkswagen reaches 4.3bn settlements with US Government

Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement with the US Government to resolve criminal and federal environmental and other civil claims against the company relating...

Ford turns to 3D printing and virtual manufacturing to reduce production line injury rate

Thanks to new ergonomics technology, car giant Ford has managed to reduce its assembly line employee injury rate by 70 percent since 2003. The company...

Universal Robots to launch next-gen lightweight robots

Universal Robots, the Danish manufacturer of flexible industrial robot arms, has released the third generation of the lightweight robots UR5 and UR10, with revised...