- SPECIAL REPORTS
WASHINGTON—Social activism organization Green America is alleging that Samsung is employing child labor at its cell phone assembly plant in China.
SAO PAULO—Thieves raided a Samsung electronics assembly plant here during the night shift early Monday, subduing workers and guards, and making off with at least $6 million worth of cell phones and computers.
Luck is the key to winning on slot machines, but not to being a successful manufacturer in the gaming markets industry. To achieve that, a company needs to have foresight and be innovative.
Canadian-based PCB manufacturer Candor Industries Inc. is well known in the industry for its ability to produce prototype standard circuit boards very quickly—often within 24 hours. More complex prototypes can be completed in three days and be in full production within 10.
The auto industry has a long history of borrowing ideas from the aerospace sector, ranging from aerodynamic styling to lightweight materials. The latest adoption is head-up display (HUD) technology, which was originally developed for fighter jets.
DETROIT—The Open Automotive Alliance, a consortium of automotive OEMs and technology providers like Google, has launched a new, automotive-specific operating system—Android Auto.
WALKER, MI—SolarBOS Inc. will invest $884,000 to open a new assembly plant here, creating approximately 50 new jobs over the next three years. The company makes combiner boxes and other auxiliary equipment for solar power installations.
AUSTIN, TX—Say it ain’t so: Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted a photo of himself touring the company’s assembly line here, where the Mac Pro is made. The problem? Right behind Cook is an Apple-branded monitor—and it’s clearly running Windows.
Terneuzen, Holland-based Dethon Industrie specializes in assembling and testing custom PCBs for telecommunications, LED lighting, industrial applications, and ship-navigation and medical systems.
In the world of assembly, ABB is known primarily for its leading-edge industrial robots. But, there’s much more to this multinational corporation, which operates 300 manufacturing plants in 100 countries, has nearly 150,000 employees, and reported global revenue of $42 billion in 2013.