Items Tagged with 'Chinese manufacturing'


Chinese Province to Invest $82 Billion in Robots

November 18, 2013

BEIJING—Zhejiang province is to invest $82 billion over the next five years to encourage manufacturers to adopt more robots to overcome the short supply and high cost of labor.

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Foxconn CEO: Young Chinese Snubbing Factory Jobs

October 9, 2013

BEIJING—Young people in China don’t want to work in factories, they want to work in services or at Internet companies, says Terry Gou, CEO of contract manufacturer Foxconn.

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Chinese Manufacturers Invest in Robotics

July 11, 2013

BEIJING—Chinese manufacturers are increasingly investing in robotics to overcome the challenges of rising labor costs and fierce competition from emerging nations in South and Southeast Asia.

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Chinese Manufacturers Increasingly Using Robots

January 31, 2013

BEIJING, China—High-volume manufacturers in China are increasingly using robots to assemble everything from keyboards to home appliances.

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China’s College Grads Eschew Factory Jobs

January 28, 2013

GUANGZHOU, China—In an irony of China’s growing middle class, factory jobs go begging while many educated young workers are unemployed or underemployed. A national survey of urban residents showed that among people in their early 20s, those with a college degree were four times as likely to be unemployed as those with only an elementary school education.

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Smog Smothers Beijing

January 16, 2013

BEIJING—Air pollution levels were literally off the charts here over the weekend, reportedly reducing visibility to about 100 yards in some areas and prompting some flight cancellations. Residents in several Chinese cities have been advised to stay indoors, and at least four deaths have been blamed on the smog.

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Child Labor Found at Samsung Assembly Plant

December 17, 2012

SHENZHEN, China—China Labor Watch has discovered child labor at HTNS Shenzhen Co., an assembly plant that makes Samsung cell phones. This comes just two weeks after Samsung stated that it did not find any child workers while auditing the factory in September.

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Riot Erupts at Chinese Factory

October 29, 2012

NINGBO CITY, China—Authorities in east China ordered a security crackdown Sunday after thousands of locals clashed with police during a protest at the construction of a chemical plant.

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Chinese Assembly Plants Pursue Automation

April 23, 2012

BEIJING—Chinese factories are automating at such a rate, that China may soon overtake Japan and South Korea as the world’s biggest market for robots.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


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