MONTREAL--Four customer aircraft have entered final assembly at Bombardier’s site at Downsview Airport here. The company says that it’s on track to deliver the first Global 7000 jets in the second half of 2018.
WASHINGTON--A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers is proposing a bill that would incentivize and boost American manufacturing, in addition to research and development, as the Trump administration looks to keep a promise from the presidential campaign.
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX——Siemens has opened its newly expanded assembly plant here. The 225,000-square-foot factory, which makes low-voltage circuit breakers, has added 100 workers, bringing total employment at the facility to 650 people.
TOKYO--Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.
PARIS--GE Additive announced here last week during the Paris Air Show that it is developing the world’s largest laser-powered 3D printer that prints parts from metal powder. GE Additive is a new GE business dedicated to supplying 3D printers.
MUNCIE, IN--Manufacturing jobs might be disappearing because of automation, but manufacturing productivity is actually up in this state and the nation, according to a new study from Ball State University.
SPARKS, NV--Three years ago, Tesla began construction of its Gigafactory here. This past weekend, the facility began battery production. By the end of 2018, it is expected to produce enough batteries for 500,000 cars, primarily the company's Model 3.