Technology: Page 2


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    Most employees say their mental health has declined or plateaued

    Workplace tech and stressful managers can worsen stress and burnout — but can also be part of the solution, Calm says.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 11, 2024
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    How digitalization can help manufacturers reach sustainability goals

    In the wake of the SEC’s new climate disclosure rule, companies can use data tools and cloud-based solutions to better track emissions, experts say.

    By Michelle No • March 11, 2024
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    Trendline

    The Rise of AI in Manufacturing

    How are manufacturers using AI, and what should leaders know about the technology? 

    By Manufacturing Dive staff
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    Rivian halts construction on $5B Georgia EV facility

    The electric vehicle maker plans to produce its R2 model at its Illinois facility instead, starting in the first half of 2026.

    By March 8, 2024
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    To farm or fabricate? 3D printing’s role in the food industry

    As food production startups begin commercializing 3D-printed seafood, some experts question the viability of the technology in the broader market.

    By Megan Ruggles • Feb. 28, 2024
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    Gen Z workers say learning more AI tools will improve their value to employers

    Nearly half of all workers feel they could lose out on job opportunities to those with better generative artificial intelligence skills.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Opinion

    3D printing a more sustainable and resilient business

    Additive manufacturing can help companies create lighter products that require less manpower and resources, says HP’s Dave Prezzano. 

    By Dave Prezzano • Feb. 16, 2024
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    EU looks to boost clean tech manufacturing with new legislation

    The Net-Zero Industry Act seeks to expedite permits for projects to create solar panels, wind power, electrolysers, batteries and more.

    By Lamar Johnson • Feb. 16, 2024
  • Spirit AeroSystems ups production oversight as skepticism over quality looms

    The Boeing supplier vowed to increase inspections, improve training and add automation to its processes after last month's Alaska Airlines incident.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    How the US is trying to attract more foreign semiconductor investment

    The Securing Semiconductor Supply Chains Act would push federal agencies and states to boost the domestic chip supply chain.

    By Feb. 5, 2024
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    Tesla installing $500M supercomputer to train AI at gigafactory

    The New York facility's Dojo supercomputer will process massive amounts of data to support Tesla's autonomous driving program.

    By Eric Walz • Feb. 5, 2024
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    The year ahead in manufacturing

    From the biggest plant projects to the toughest jobs to fill, here are some of the top issues to watch in 2024.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Tyson opens $355 million high-tech bacon plant in Kentucky

    The 400,000 square-foot facility has autonomous, box-stacking robots and driverless forklifts to help eliminate “ergonomically stressful tasks,” the meat giant said.

    By Nathan Owens • Jan. 30, 2024
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    The top challenges in semiconductor manufacturing this year

    Even as investment in the industry booms, chipmakers are still likely to face long roads ahead to stand up new factories and train specialized labor. 

    By Rebecca Heilweil • Jan. 29, 2024
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    Could 2024 be the year of LFP batteries?

    As automakers push for alternative EV battery options, experts say LFP, solid-state and sodium-ion batteries are worth watching in the year ahead.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    Sponsored by Dell Technologies

    Revolutionizing manufacturing with generative AI and digital twins

    The combined power of GenAI and digital twins opens up new possibilities in design, operations and production for manufacturers.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    4 more manufacturers advance in DOE’s cold climate heat pump challenge

    Bosch, Daikin, Midea and Johnson Controls will install over 23 prototypes in the next phase of the initiative.

    By Joe Burns • Jan. 12, 2024
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    NIST awards $3M to small manufacturing businesses

    The funds will be used for R&D and tech-based projects in sectors like semiconductors and drug development.

    By Jan. 10, 2024
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    CHIPS and Science Act not enough to strengthen the semiconductor industry: CSCMP report

    The industry group's recent report stressed the need for more investment to fortify the country's chip supply.

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    Opinion

    It’s time to prioritize technical cleanliness

    Automakers and suppliers need to integrate the manufacturing approach if they want to keep customers happy in an increasingly competitive market, writes Altair SVP Sarmad Khemmoro. 

    By Sarmad Khemmoro • Dec. 21, 2023
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    Opinion

    How additive manufacturing can improve your supply chain’s resilience

    Boeing VP Melissa Orme on what manufacturers should consider before adopting 3D printing in their operations, and how to leverage the technology to improve efficiency. 

    By Melissa Orme • Dec. 18, 2023
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    Sponsored by Comarch

    Mastering compliance: A manufacturer’s approach to new e-invoicing regulations

    E-invoicing is becoming a global standard. Whether or not businesses are currently required to comply to the mandate, companies that implement e-invoicing can optimize their business performance and be ready for the future.

    Dec. 18, 2023
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    Tesla’s largest-ever recall: 2M vehicles to get Autopilot fix

    The recall follows years of skepticism over the feature's safety and covers all vehicles equipped with Autosteer between October 2012 and December 2023.

    By Eric Walz • Dec. 14, 2023
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    Sponsored by Palo Alto Networks

    Visibility: The baseline to securing manufacturing operation

    Learn the critical steps to secure operational technology and safeguard against cyber threats.

    By Navneet Singh, vice president of marketing, network security, Palo Alto Networks • Dec. 11, 2023
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    5 ways industrial manufacturers can jumpstart their generative AI agenda

    New survey reveals how industrial manufacturers are viewing and pursuing generative AI capabilities.

    Dec. 4, 2023
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    Invest in digital technology to accelerate ecommerce growth

    Manufacturers must adapt to meet constantly evolving consumer expectations. Those that invest in technologies to provide a stellar customer experience have tremendous opportunity for growth in the future.

    By Reed Hartman • Dec. 4, 2023