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Michigan Governor Permits Manufacturers To Return

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order detailing what activities need to be suspended temporarily.

Positive Outlook For Automotive Manufacturing In Australia

Research commissioned by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA) with ACA Research to evaluate the state of the market has revealed a total of 300 automotive manufacturing companies currently operating in Australia, up from 260 in 2015.

Guest Commentary: Add Efficiency And Accuracy To The Manufacturing Process Through Mobility

Over the past decade, numerous manufacturers have transitioned to automated technologies – implementing complex robots to replace human workers. However, the trend is now reversing. Brands like Mercedes-Benz have started “firing” robots and replacing them with human operators, largely for greater flexibility.

Superior Industries Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Net sales for the third quarter of 2018 were $347.6 million, compared to net sales of $331.4 million in the third quarter of 2017. Superior said the increase during the quarter was driven by higher aluminum prices, offset by lower volume in the third quarter of 2018.

Noonan Announces Manufacturing Changes

The company will be adding the production of cylinder heads and manifolds to its American capabilities, designing and producing high-end components under one facility.

EUROMAX Introduces New Brake Pad Line

There are more than 160 SKUs that cover 95 percent of North American and European applications.

BorgWarner Innovation Helps Hybrids Improve Fuel Efficiency And Reduce Emissions

By using the heat from exhaust gas, which would normally be diverted through the exhaust pipes and wasted, the company’s technology reduces engine warm-up time, enhances efficiency, and significantly improves fuel economy and reduces emissions.

Tenneco’s Monroe Intelligent Suspension Technology Featured On The New Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The technology allows for a flexible tuning range between minimum and maximum damping levels, which delivers superior comfort, handling and stability, says the company.

FCA US Tipton Transmission Plant Celebrates Silver Award In World Class Manufacturing

The Indiana facility is the company’s 10th North American manufacturing location overall and fifth plant since January to achieve the milestone award.

NAM Weekly Economic Report: Surveys Continue To Show Strong Manufacturing Growth

Some other key findings include that manufacturers have added roughly 25,000 workers per month over the past eight months, and they said that attracting and retaining qualified workers is their top challenge.

AAM To Expand In Barcelona With New Manufacturing Facility

Set to open in January 2019, the new facility will produce powertrain components for Europe’s leading automakers, including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.

Hellwig Makes Statement On Steel Tariffs And Their Implications On American Manufacturing

Because of skyrocketing raw material costs, American manufacturers using domestic raw materials are being forced to either slash margins or raise prices, says Hellwig’s President Melanie Hellwig White.