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  • Mercedes-Benz trains more than 600 data and AI specialists worldwide in 2023.
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    Mercedes-Benz investing over $2.2B to reskill workforce in AI

    The carmaker is offering data and digitalization training as auto manufacturing modernizes.

    By Michael Brady • Aug. 3, 2023
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    7 automakers form massive EV charging network joint venture

    The collaboration will create one of North America's largest public EV charging networks and include 30,000 high-powered chargers.

    By Eric Walz • July 28, 2023
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    The Rise of AI in Manufacturing

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

    By Manufacturing Dive staff
  • GMC Hummer EVs on the assembly line at General Motors' Factory ZERO EV plant in Detroit, Michigan.
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    GM blames automation supplier for EV production delays

    CEO Mary Barra said the third-party issue caught the automaker by surprise, but it's "not walking away" from its 400,000 EV production target.

    By July 28, 2023
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    Cell therapy maker Kincell joins wave of manufacturing startups

    The startup is the latest young company to emerge with plans to make production of cell-based medicines easier for researchers and biotechs.

    By Ben Fidler • July 27, 2023
  • A rendering of a silver building with the Vinfast logo on a baby blue background, with a parking lot in front of it.
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    VinFast to break ground on first $2B phase of US plant

    The facility will be the Vietnam-based startup’s first North American plant and the first automotive manufacturing plant for North Carolina.

    By July 24, 2023
  • A bulldozer operates atop a coal mound at the CCI Energy Slones Branch Terminal June 3, 2014 in Shelbiana, Kentucky.
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    Energy Department offers $32M for critical mineral production

    The Biden administration is looking to extract materials such as lithium and cobalt from coal-based sources.

    By July 24, 2023
  • Workers use ChatGPT in a Mercedes-Benz factory.
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    Mercedes-Benz brings ChatGPT to factories

    The automaker is piloting the technology in its production process ahead of a global rollout.

    By July 19, 2023
  • A blue gloved hand holding a silicon wafer in plastic holder box used in electronics for the fabrication of integrated circuits.
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    Applied Materials, Arizona State partner on semiconductor research center

    The equipment maker seeks to speed chip technology development and cultivate a talent pipeline through the partnership.

    By July 18, 2023
  • The Toyota BZ4X electric SUV
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    Toyota says ‘breakthrough’ in solid-state EV batteries could significantly drop costs

    The automaker and its joint venture partner Panasonic are also working to reduce battery size and weight by half.

    By Eric Walz • July 10, 2023
  • President Joe Biden in a blue blazer, white shirt and blue and yellow striped tie, standing behind a podium with a blue "Investing in America" sign blurred in the background.
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    Biden touts US manufacturing in Enphase Energy visit

    The president was in South Carolina on Thursday showcasing the solar equipment manufacturer’s plans to invest $60 million in domestic production.

    By July 7, 2023
  • President and CEO of Renesas Hidetoshi Shibata and President and CEO of Wolfspeed Gregg Lowe shake hands at the signing ceremony at Renesas Tokyo headquarters.
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    Wolfspeed signs $2B supply deal with Japan-based chipmaker

    Under the 10-year agreement, Renesas Electronics will receive 150mm and 200mm silicon carbide wafers to power its semiconductors.

    By July 7, 2023
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    BMW breaks ground on $700M South Carolina battery assembly plant

    The factory is part of the German automaker’s $1.7 billion investment to produce fully electric vehicles.

    By June 28, 2023
  • A person wearing goggles and gloves in a dark gray uniform working on a jet engine.
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    Courtesy of RTX.

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    Pratt & Whitney to invest $206M expanding Georgia plant

    The aviation parts manufacturer is upping production capacity for its popular GTF engine used by Embraer and Airbus.

    By June 28, 2023
  • A rendering of Intel's upcoming plant in Wrocław, Poland.
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    Intel grows global footprint with chip factories in Germany, Poland

    The semiconductor maker is working to build an end-to-end supply chain in the European Union.

    By June 26, 2023
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    Stellantis forms semiconductor joint venture with Foxconn

    The JV will manufacture chips for the automaker's planned software-based EVs.

    By Eric Walz • June 22, 2023
  • The sun sets on the facade of the U.S. Treasury Department.
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    Treasury seeks to provide clarity on CHIPS Act tax credit

    The proposed rules aim to give taxpayers electing to receive a direct payment “procedural certainty.”

    By June 21, 2023
  • Three men standing behind a podium with a screen showing a two jets in the sky and GlobalFoundries logo on the bottom left and Lockheed Martin log on the bottom right.
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    Courtesy of GlobalFoundries.

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    Lockheed Martin, GlobalFoundries to collaborate on chips for national security

    The new partnership will support the CHIPS and Science Act’s goal to strengthen national and economic security and domestic supply chains. 

    By June 15, 2023
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    Toyota revamps its EV strategy as competition and government mandates mount

    The automaker’s plans include developing solid-state, lithium-ion batteries for future electric vehicles with driving ranges over 600 miles.

    By Eric Walz • June 15, 2023
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    Texas ready to invest $1.4B in state chip industry

    The new funds would complement federal efforts to promote domestic semiconductor manufacturing.

    By June 14, 2023
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    Intel crushed its supplier diversity targets 8 years early. Here’s how.

    The company this year hit its goal of spending $20 billion on women- and minority-owned suppliers.

    By Ben Unglesbee • June 12, 2023
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    Gazetta

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    How Audi uses RFID to improve production processes

    Explore how RFID technology is optimizing production processes, improving logistics and paving the way for a future of connected factories in the automotive industry.

    June 12, 2023
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    Courtesy of 3M.

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    3M pours nearly $150M into its biopharma filtration capabilities

    The investment includes facility and equipment upgrades to improve the technology.

    By June 9, 2023
  • Four men in suits and tie at brown table signing documents, with the four U.S. and India flags behind them.
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    Courtesy of Purdue University.

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    Purdue alliance to launch semiconductor coursework for Indian students

    The new agreement aligns with U.S.-India initiatives to strengthen chip collaboration between the two countries.

    By June 5, 2023
  • A rendering of ADMARES tannish-gray buildings surrounded by treen landscape.
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    Courtesy of ADMARES.

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    Admares to build first U.S. factory in Georgia

    The Finland-based building manufacturer is also moving its headquarters to the U.S., as it looks to meet rising housing demand.

    By June 2, 2023
  • A worker at Nextracker's dedicated MSS Steel Tubes Factory.
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    Solar solutions provider commissions Tennessee tube mill for parts

    Nextracker has secured a dedicated production line at MMS Steel Tubes USA’s first U.S. factory for steel torque tubes.

    By May 30, 2023