Posts Tagged economy

My customer wants me to submit to IMDS; what do I do now?

Friday, March 14th, 2014 | Permalink

As the economy tightens and manufacturers look for ways to trim costs, the largely unknown IMDS requirement gets pushed further down the supply chain. While the IMDS does nothing to improve your bottom line, you’re still on the hook for it. What can you do? Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  injection molding tooling read more

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Automotive engineers see stronger regulations on the horizon, says DuPont-sponsored survey

Monday, August 26th, 2013 | Permalink

With automotive regulations governing fuel economy and CO 2 emissions being discussed globally, nearly half of automotive engineers predict those regulations will strengthen, according to a WardsAuto and DuPont (Wilmington, DE) survey conducted in July this year. Only eight percent predict regulations will relax, primarily due to economic and cost issues, and one-fourth expect no change, the results show. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  automobile lightweighting plastic read more

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Liquidmetal injection molding: Is it disruptive or just a disruption?

Friday, May 31st, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites McKinsey & Co., the consulting firm, recently released its list of 12 disruptive technologies: ” Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy “. This is always an interesting discussion. Some of it is pretty obvious, such as the “Cloud” and  genomics.   read more

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Aluminum can boost fuel economy by 18% at a cost of $1 per kg

Friday, April 26th, 2013 | Permalink

A recent study by the EDAG Group (Fulda, Germany) commissioned by the Aluminum in Transportation Group of the US Aluminum Association indicates that an all-aluminum body in white (BIW) could deliver potential mass savings in the 35-40 percent range over a base steel BIW. This, when combined with secondary mass savings and other design changes, could reportedly boost fuel economy by around 18 percent. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Medicare Eligibility Age In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Puts Older …

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 | Permalink

Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month. (Text by The Associated Press ; EMMANUEL …

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