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Bendix Investing $65 Million In Kentucky Plant Expansion. Sep 6, 2019 364
Continental to start China mass production of fully integrated axle drive. Jul 10, 2019 148
SMEDA upgrades production systems of 50 auto factories. Sep 17, 2018 138
Automation increases data accuracy and productivity: Manufacturer gains traceability, responsiveness and efficiency after implementing new software. Bond, Josh Editorial Sep 1, 2018 381
VOSS Automotive to Start Car Parts Production in Bulgaria - Lovech Municipality. Aug 1, 2018 127
Mobile manipulation supports lights-out manufacturing: Supplier to the automotive industry automates a dull task to improve productivity and product quality. Bond, Josh Brief article Oct 1, 2017 316
Mobile robot frees up 3 full-time employees: manufacturer moves parts through facility with robots and moves humans to value-added tasks. Bond, Josh Editorial Sep 1, 2017 397
Apprentice production line for Unipres recruits. Oct 26, 2016 737
"Lear corporation" started the production of car seats. Aug 1, 2016 142
Fujitsu Helps Stanley Electric Cut Energy Consumption at 27 of its Main Plants Worldwide. Apr 4, 2016 856
Leading Aerospace and Automotive Component Supplier Increases Speed and Quality of Composite Production Line. Jun 26, 2015 559
Customised loading. Brief article Jun 1, 2015 148
Mitsubishi Electric announces investment of about USD33m in automotive alternator production lines. Mar 24, 2015 126
DENSO to Expand its Plant in Athens, Tennessee. Jan 29, 2015 279
Flexible automation on the assembly line: at Magna's T.E.A.M. Systems Toledo plant, automatic guided carts move assemblies from one station to the next. Trebilcock, Bob Jan 1, 2015 1424
Automatic guided carts drive productivity; AGCs act as a mobile assembly line at T.E.A.M. Systems's Toledo manufacturing facility. Jan 1, 2015 665
AGV-powered custom carousel sequences parts in a smaller footprint: moving assembly lines increase automotive supplier's productivity while enhancing product protection. Bond, Josh May 1, 2014 354
Abandoned objects become modern production plants. May 1, 2014 637
The emergence of production clusters. Robinet, Michael Nov 1, 2013 661
Denso to expand plant in Mexico to make alternators. Jul 15, 2013 135
DENSO Invests Approximately $51.4 Million to Expand Silao Mexico Plant. Jul 11, 2013 410
Turkey's automotive parts manufacturers expand across the world. Jan 9, 2013 123
Taiwanese auto-parts suppliers expand capacity amid strong outsourcing by automakers. Liang, Quincy Nov 7, 2012 341
New production facility. Brief article Oct 1, 2012 141
Measuring system performs as temps swing. Brief article Oct 1, 2012 267
Bosch expands capacity in India. Sep 1, 2012 172
Switching diesel trucks to CNG. Brief article Aug 1, 2012 169
Polymer for the pump. Hutchinson, Harry Aug 1, 2012 338
Tong Yang's Chinese operation enters 2nd stage expansion. Liang, Quincy Brief article Jul 26, 2012 295
Auto-lamp maker Ta Yih reports 2nd record-high revenue in first half. Liang, Quincy Brief article Jul 23, 2012 274
Tong Yang may top global automotive bumper production in 2013. Liang, Quincy Apr 23, 2012 345
Bodine Aluminum increasing capacity for Toyota program. Apr 1, 2012 144
NGK Spark Plug to boost auto parts production capacity by 15%. Mar 26, 2012 106
Tong Yang to raise OE auto-parts capacity in Taiwan in 2012. Brief article Feb 29, 2012 221
Taida motor launches high-end grinder for PTW engine parts. Liang, Quincy Brief article Feb 21, 2012 290
Auto component maker JBM Auto to invest Rs 200 crore in production capacity expansion. Aug 23, 2011 353
-Norwegian Kongsberg Automotive to provide gear shifters worth EUR25m. Brief article Jul 15, 2011 125
-Autoliv to expand capacity in Brazil for USD9m. Jun 14, 2011 210
-Autoliv to expand capacity in Brazil for USD9m. Jun 14, 2011 212
Swedish auto component maker Autoliv to expand its unit in China. Apr 16, 2011 179
-Autoliv earmarks USD4m for Chinese assembly plant expansion. Apr 13, 2011 181
-Autoliv earmarks USD4m for Chinese assembly plant expansion. Apr 13, 2011 182
Lack of auto parts leads to output suspension in N. America, Europe. Apr 11, 2011 378
SuperAlloy lands forged-wheel orders from luxury-car brands. Liang, Quincy Brief article Apr 1, 2011 237
Earthquake impacts automotive supply in Japan: HIS iSuppli. Liang, Quincy Mar 28, 2011 307
Toyota to resume production of auto parts after quake. Mar 21, 2011 220
Wescast to expand turbocharger production capabilities at two international plants. Feb 1, 2011 227
Are suppliers ready for the recovery? Harbour, Laurie A. Jan 1, 2011 789
Mosa successfully develops automotive airbag gas inflators. Liang, Quincy Dec 27, 2010 356
TRW faces union anger over plant. Brief article Oct 6, 2010 231
Honda supplier's China plant resumes work as labor unrest ends. Jul 26, 2010 107
Honda halts output at China plant for strike at supplier plant. Jun 28, 2010 127
Toyota to resume output at China plant hit by strike at parts maker. Jun 28, 2010 194
Toyota resumes production at China plant. Jun 28, 2010 147
Honda resumes production at strike-hit auto parts plant in China. Jun 7, 2010 342
Autoliv Japan to spend USD 10m on facility expansion. Jan 22, 2010 186
Autoliv Japan to spend USD 10m on facility expansion. Jan 22, 2010 184
Thinking electronic to ship 2m car heaters by 2010: Chairman Sui. Brief article Sep 24, 2009 277
Automakers rush to import stamped parts to sustain production. Brief article Sep 2, 2009 237
Taiwan's Chinfon Group to make own car engines in China. Brief article Aug 11, 2009 259
Shutdown extended at Welsh car parts plant; Workers' wages cut to 60% for next two months. Apr 3, 2009 586
DENSO to Postpone Construction Work and Production Start of New Company in Fukushima, Japan. Mar 12, 2009 195
The man with the plan: keep it simple and keep it open--the philosophy of EPM's Graham Mulholland has seen a decade of strong growth and a readiness for a shaky economic future. Hargreaves, Ben Mar 11, 2009 814
High-tech handling in top gear: automated storage system ensures that Mini cockpit assemblies reach BMW just in time. Jan 28, 2009 574
Automotive plastics: weight savings become more vital as fuel costs soar. Stewart, Richard Sep 1, 2008 4914
Auto parts output will resume uptrend in '09. Wood, Bill Sep 1, 2008 604
Tognum Group. Brief article Sep 1, 2008 142
The seven deadly supply chain wastes: in its world-famous production system, Toyota calls it "muda." In English, it's known as "waste." Whatever you call it, it doesn't belong in your supply chain. Here are seven examples of wasteful behavior so (ahem) damning that the authors have chosen to brand them "The Seven Deadly Wastes.". Sutherland, Joel; Bennett, Bob Company overview Jul 1, 2008 4062
New Plant to Boost Toyota Diesel Engine Output in Thailand. Jun 10, 2008 449
Quake-hit Riken partially resumes auto parts output. Jul 30, 2007 249
Riken eyes dispersing production of key auto parts. Jul 30, 2007 316
Hino to expand auto parts plant at Marion. Turner, Lance Jun 4, 2007 213
BASF expands catalyst plant ... clean diesel, Bosch in licensing deal ... San Francisco expands B20 use. Jun 1, 2007 782
Efficiency for the field: a manufacturer optimizes cooling in the confines of a tractor engine. Tamamidis, Panos Apr 1, 2007 1337
A house in order: Deutz moves headquarters, expands in China; starts on-highway engine production. Osenga, Mike Company overview Apr 1, 2007 2020
Consistent tool life results in quality. Company overview Nov 1, 2006 671
Building to another level: opening of new facility allows Palmer Johnson Power Systems to expand remanufacturing efforts; "small volumes done in a large way". Brezonick, Mike Nov 1, 2006 1309
Sleeper cab pioneer diversifies product mix. Larmour, Adelle Aug 1, 2006 1001
Toyota parts supplier buys U.S. maker's closed factory. Jun 26, 2006 159
Powertrain revolution ushers in a novel guarding solution. Apr 1, 2006 1176
Custom axles target niche market. Geske, Dawn N. Apr 1, 2006 549
New medium, heavy truck transmissions. Brief article Apr 1, 2006 115
Camden parts plant to lose 300 jobs. Turner, Lance Brief Article Jan 9, 2006 235
Toyota's parts supplier Denso to increase output in N. America. Dec 12, 2005 144
TI Automotive opens $30-million plant in Georgia. Aug 1, 2005 518
Chassis considerations: whereas chassis considerations were once rather mechanical and discrete, today the name of the game includes electronics and systems-level integration. Here are some things to think about. Vasilash, Gary S. Aug 1, 2005 1175
Engine in half the time. Thilmany, Jean Brief Article Aug 1, 2005 159
Getting off the 'regrind grind' merry-go-round. Jun 1, 2005 843
The Corvette goes aluminum: for the high-performance Corvette Z06 GM defied tradition and switched from a steel to an aluminum frame. Whitfield, Kermit Apr 1, 2005 607
Uptime gets a lift: vertical lift modules trim equipment downtime, add production space for auto supplier Siemens VDO. Michel, Roberto Apr 1, 2005 1294
Astra Otoparts commissions two new component factories. Brief Article Oct 12, 2004 107
ZF's knack for the niches: volume sales can spring from filling needs in niches. ZF thinks big by concentrating on every small step. Wilson, Rob Sep 1, 2004 1199
Automotive production: pallet clamps locate quickly within [+ or -] 3 microns. Sep 1, 2004 518
Jasper puts it in gear: by reconfiguring its transmission assembly area, Jasper Engines increased throughput 36% as it cut lead times. Forger, Gary Aug 1, 2004 1520
Bakrie raises production capacity for auto components. Brief Article Jul 13, 2004 123
Efficiency, variety and quality--keys at Webasto: although some may consider sunroofs commodities, at the Webasto plant in Utting, Germany, that word is eclipsed by "variety," "productivity," and "quality." Just look at the facts. Sawyer, Christopher A. Jul 1, 2004 736
Denso business is heating up: Japanese HVAC manufacturer eyes growth as the market demands more efficient climate control systems. Jun 1, 2004 871
Opportunity knocks for Deere's Tier 3 engines: two new engine displacements part of overall update; starting to show its hand. Osenga, Mike Mar 1, 2004 1635
Hayes Lemmerz Montague delivers a permanent solution: established as a casting facility in 2000, this suspension component supplier has taken its vacuum/pressure permanent mold process and surrounded it with automation to enhance production. Spada, Alfred T. Feb 1, 2004 2679
Using simulation for permanent mold casting optimization. Rosales, Rafael R. Feb 1, 2004 1998
PBR Columbia utilizes workcell concept to produce brake calipers. Brief Article Feb 1, 2004 236
Lowering emissions: products to assists manufacturers in meeting emissions requirements. Haight, Brent Sep 1, 2003 1556
Renault supplier improves efficiency. (WIP). Jul 1, 2003 398
Trelleborg Group closes plant in Indiana. Brief Article Jun 19, 2003 166
Just in time just in sequence. (Manufacturing Spotlight). Feare, Tom Apr 1, 2003 1736
Steel the one: the steel industry offers solutions for an auto industry bent on trimming cost and weight. (Supply Side: Steel). Wilson, Rob Apr 1, 2003 1335
Finnveden Powertrain Components cuts 45 jobs at plant in Moheda, Sweden. Brief Article Mar 11, 2003 104
Made in Switzerland. Sethi, Aradhna Industry Overview Mar 1, 2003 1781
Dana & the quadruple win. Vasilash, Gary S. Brief Article Feb 1, 2003 248
How to succeed in tough times. (Supply Side). Whitfield, Kermit Company Profile Feb 1, 2003 955
Autoliv Inc opens new seat belt plant in Poland. Brief Article Jan 8, 2003 137
"Kaizen forever": Japanese OEMs and suppliers see manufacturing efficiency as key to future competitiveness. (Manufacturing Roundup). Hara, Mike Oct 1, 2002 1435
Tracking converters--in process & beyond. (WIP). Brief Article Sep 1, 2002 527
Long-glass leader: how Faurecia helped put TP composites in the driver's seat. Schut, Jan H. Aug 1, 2002 1966
Powering to the top: GM's Romulus engine plant strives for benchmark status. (Process/Powertrain Manufacturing). Peter, John Brief Article Aug 1, 2002 987
Denso Corp. (International Report). Mercer, Mike Brief Article Jul 1, 2002 126
Microscopic manufacturing at Motorola. (Produce). Whitfield, Kermit Jun 1, 2002 1362
Outsourcing electronics manufacturing. (Electronics). Hansen, Paul Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 627
Top prizes: major economic-development projects of the past year. (Build Indiana). Mayer, Kathy Jun 1, 2002 1015
SwRI opens turbocharger test facility. (Technology). Brief Article Jun 1, 2002 280
Five-star software and four-wheel-drive: complex parts for hillclimber require CAD/CAM magic. (Auto Report). Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 922
Building it better: Advanced alloys, plastics, and automated controls are speeding the production and raising the quality of manufactured goods. Valenti, Michael Mar 1, 2002 2270
Better engine machining at Honda Anna. (WIP). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 709
Visteon's common soft touch. (Produce). Whitfield, Kermit Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 974
Modeling component crashworthiness. (Computing). Thilmany, Jean Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 123
Achieving excellence: In short order. (Manage). Vasilash, Gary S. Jan 1, 2002 1978
Trial in a computer cuts handling costs. (News & Notes). Valenti, Michael Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 208
New Haven, Intermet, Western Brass, Hitchiner to Close Foundries. (North America). Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 80
GM Unveils Latest Lost Foam Success: Setting the bar for lost foam casters, GM's newest venture at Saginaw Metal Casting Operations has ramped up in record time to produce cylinder heads and blocks for the firm's award-winning SUVs. (Cover Story). Spada, Alfred T. Dec 1, 2001 2996
Revving Up to Move'em Out: A 500% increase in case picking productivity is just part of the winning formula at Discount Auto Parts' new Mississippi DC. (WAREHOUSE OF THE MONTH). Maloney, David Nov 1, 2001 1863
Synchronicity: Grupo Antolin makes automotive headliners in a state-of the-art plant in Kentucky. But the manufacturing execution system is the star. (MANUFACTURING SPOTLIGHT). Trebilcock, Bob Nov 1, 2001 1935
Cracking the WIP. (Special feature - Automotive finishing). Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 499
Unit load AS/RS systems buffer WIP. Brief Article Oct 15, 2001 337
Drivelink selects: the right gear. (Installations). Brief Article Oct 1, 2001 268
Optimizing Sand control at New Haven Foundry. Raman, Vijay Aug 1, 2001 2859
Lean Even in the Lab: Yes, here is still another piece in what seems to be an endless praise of an automotive supplier that is genuinely serious about being lean in all ways. Hey, we can't help it if this is an exemplary outfit. (Engineer). Vasilash, Gary S. Column Aug 1, 2001 1150
Inside JCI Northwood. (Produce). Vasilash, Gary S. Aug 1, 2001 1109
Less is More. (Produce). Sawyer, Christopher A. Aug 1, 2001 2194
Currency swap expands. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 853
China's Largest Auto Foundry Opens. Brief Article Jun 1, 2001 98
Top Prizes. MAYER, KATHY Statistical Data Included Jun 1, 2001 1157
Survey: auto industry causing Tier Ones to review strategies. (Presstimenotes). Jun 1, 2001 357
CFD AIDS AIR CONDITIONER EFFICIENCY. Thilmany, Jean Brief Article May 1, 2001 202
Printing in three dimensions. Thilmany, Jean Brief Article May 1, 2001 1987
Performance under pressure. Trebilcock, Bob Brief Article Apr 1, 2001 1025
Goliaths vs. Davids. (Straight Talk: Presstime Notes). Modic, Stan Apr 1, 2001 632
Tapping the brakes: auto manufacturers and suppliers get belted for a bumpy ride. (Automotive). Matheis, Paul Apr 1, 2001 1211
GE/Bayer Venture Nears Commercialization of Plastic Car Windows. Mar 1, 2001 148
delivering for Delphi. FEARE, TOM Dec 1, 2000 1873
Facility seeks perfection, not mass production. Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 449
Surface measuring cuts capital spending. Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 501
Sonic control. (Automotive). Brief Article Nov 1, 2000 144
Clam shell cases protect contents from damage. Brief Article Oct 15, 2000 364
Investment Casting Process. Sep 1, 2000 173
Parts keep on rolling at American Axle. Maloney, David Brief Article Aug 1, 2000 814
Stretchwrapper keeps the pace. Company Profile Aug 1, 2000 400
DRIVING AMBITION. Matheis, Paul May 1, 2000 1252
Soviet automation to cause industrial surge. Brief Article May 1, 2000 143
Georg Fischer, Ltd. Brief Article Mar 1, 2000 104
Hybrid Casting Process Produces Thin-Wall Ferrous Components. Tordoff, William L. Nov 1, 1999 1053
Single Vision. Jewett, Dale Oct 1, 1999 586
Electric forklifts cut JIT supplier's downtime by 90%. Brief Article Sep 15, 1999 244
Lathe revs up cycle time for auto company. Brief Article Jul 1, 1999 358
Enhanced test capabilities boost new generation brake development at Ausco. Brezonick, Mike Mar 1, 1999 1215
Carraro. Kondor, Chuck Brief Article Sep 1, 1998 127
Brakes are not an afterthought for "industry tailor" Knott. Johnson, Paul Aug 1, 1998 1113
Entry level system refines pull operations. Apr 1, 1998 1482
High-performance manufacturing: evidence from the automotive components industry. Lowe, James; Delbridge, Rick; Oliver, Nick Dec 22, 1997 5539
Staging module streamlines cell manufacturing. Aug 1, 1997 679
Computer-aided design system upgrade process: a case study. Nandkeolyar, Udayan; Sohal, Amrik S.; Burt, Graham Jul 1, 1997 4976
Advanced manufacturing system for automotive components production. Pelagagge, Pacifico Marcello Jul 1, 1997 2903
Developing a lean production organization: an Australian case study. Sohal, Amrik S. Feb 1, 1996 4884
Rotary transfer for gear cases. May 1, 1995 787
High-speed spindle expands CNC ability. Feb 1, 1995 898
Gas injection demonstrates automotive large-parts potential. De Gaspari, John Sep 1, 1994 1351
"Handling reliability is a non-negotiable demand here." (Roller and belt conveyor systems key to just-in-time delivery system at Lear Seating) Gould, Les Sep 1, 1993 936
Quality training shifts company into high gear. Hitchcock, Nancy A. Sep 1, 1993 993
Low-pressure alternatives for molding large automotive parts. de Gaspari, John Sep 1, 1993 3855
Computers/software help GM Achieva deadline. Jun 1, 1993 723
Old Fords are still rolling. Mar 1, 1993 371
Chrysler test drives rapid prototyping systems. Ashley, Steven Sep 1, 1992 562
Market drives automotive castings to aluminum. Bex, Tom Feb 1, 1992 2325
Holden Hydroman controls odour problem with 'Persnickety' compound. Nov 1, 1991 602
Devalit's change of facia. Sep 1, 1991 1042
New roads for automotive castings. Booth, George N. Cover Story Oct 1, 1990 4062

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