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Many domestic manufacturers, including automakers, had started reevaluating their supply chains even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but the international health crisis has only accelerated those conversations.
Automotive industry professionals don’t see much reason for optimism in the near future, but their outlooks become more bullish as time moves on.
HOLLAND — A Covington, Ky.-based manufacturer looks to enhance its packaging machinery capabilities with the purchase of Fogg Filler Co. LLC of Holland.
Greenville-based FabX Industries Inc. has acquired Elite Tooling LLC in Kalamazoo.
When the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic made life complicated for Eaton Corporation plc’s Vehicle Group, the company leveraged Industry 4.0 technology to wade through it all.
When Rolar Products Inc. recently added a 10-axis Swiss-style screw machine to its shop floor, the Muskegon-based provider of precision machine products turned to its senior-most employee to take the reins of the latest innovation.
Widely considered to be a trusted authority on all things Industry 4.0, Thomas Kelly serves as executive director and CEO of Troy-based Automation Alley, where he oversees strategic planning and all ongoing activities for the Industry 4.0 knowledge center.
The manufacturing industry is under a crucial transformation as businesses of all sectors are faced with the idea of adopting what is referred to as Industry 4.0 technology and strategy.
KALAMAZOO — National Flavors LLC has made its first bolt-on acquisition since becoming a platform company for The Riverside Co., a Cleveland, Ohio-based private equity firm, earlier this year.
BATTLE CREEK — Auto parts manufacturer Marley Precision, Inc. submitted a letter to the city and state this week announcing plans to permanently close both of its facilities this fall.