Tag: Manufacturing

Chocolate War: When Geeks Make Better Chocolate

There is a type of chocolate out there called Bean-to-Bar (BTB) chocolate which is named after the process of making it. This new version of the well-known snack could constitute a threat to the existing chocolate-making companies.

Earth/Environment January 3, 2018

Apple Pours $390 Million In US-Made iPhone Laser Tech, Creating 500 Jobs In The Process

Apple announced that it will invest $390 million in optical communications components maker Finisar. The manufacturer will use the money to refurbish its Texas plant, create more than 500 jobs, and make laser chips for iPhones.

Apple December 14, 2017

Apple Will Invest $1 Billion To Create Manufacturing Jobs In The US: President Trump Approves?

Apple will invest $1 billion into the advanced manufacturing industry of the United States. The move could be the company's attempt at gaining favor with President Donald Trump, who promised to bring back manufacturing jobs into the country.

Apple May 4, 2017

Human Waste Detected In Coke Cans At Northern Ireland Manufacturing Plant

Human waste has turned up in drink cans at a Coca-Cola manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland. The discovery prompted machine closure for hours and a police investigation into the product contamination.

Public Health March 29, 2017

Elon Musk Wants Tesla Manufacturing Plant In China By Mid-2016

Elon Musk is looking into building Tesla a car factory in China and finding a partner in the region in the coming months. The deal should boost Tesla Motors’ business revenue, as China is the biggest up and coming market for eco-friendly cars.

FUTURE TECH January 26, 2016

New Method Makes Graphene Production 100 Times Cheaper

Glasgow University scientists' groundbreaking research found a new way to mass produce the wonder material called graphene. The new process is 100 times less expensive than the current manufacturing process and is expected to open a wide range of possibilities.

November 19, 2015

Meet The Latest Human-Friendly Robot, Sawyer

Sawyer is a new robot from Rethink Robotics that could revolutionize manufacturing. How does it work?

March 20, 2015

Universal Robots: Robotic Arm Used By BMW Is Making Life Easier

Universal Robots' UR5 and UR10 robot arms are used in BMW's assembly and production lines, working side by side with humans to streamline processes. How could using these safe, uncaged robots change the future of production?

FUTURE TECH February 13, 2015

Just where will Tesla build its battery factory? California is looking good

States including Washington and California are competing to be home for the electric car maker's battery factory.

FUTURE TECH July 25, 2014

iPhone 6: Latest rumor has Apple ordering up 80M handsets, 120M by year's end

Apple is reportedly on its way to manufacturing the new iPhone 6. Reports indicate Apple ordered Chinese partners to have 80 million manufactured for initial sale.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 22, 2014

3D printing in space could even produce new rocket engines

Space travelers could, one day, print everything from food to new rockets using 3D printers,

Space July 20, 2014

iPhone 6 may be near actual manufacturing, claim reports

Reports are suggesting Apple is preparing for iPhone 6 manufacturing. This comes as most observers expect the latest iPhone to be available as early as September.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 18, 2014

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