Report: Manufacturing Needs to Evolve Risk Assessment

Manufacturers are facing complex business risks and disruptors, resulting in a need for the industry to evolve their risk assessment capabilities, according to a new study, jointly conducted by Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). One of the key findings indicates that supply chains need to be carefully managed or they…

Midsize Manufacturers Expect Growth in 2015

Small and midsized manufacturers are particularly optimistic for 2015, according to Prime Advantage’s Group CFO Survey.  The manufacturing buying consortium announced the findings of its annual survey which revealed the financial projections and top economic concerns of industrial manufacturing companies. The results show continued optimism in the economy and positive growth expectations in several industries as Prime…

eASIC Joins HMC Consortium

eASIC Corp. (@easic), a fabless semiconductor company that delivers a custom integrated circuit (IC) platform (eASIC Platform), today announced that it has joined the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium. The organization includes more than 150 members dedicated to the development and establishment of an industry-standard interface specification for Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) technology. “eASIC is delighted…

Industrial Robotics to Reach $46B by 2020

According to a recently released TechSci Research report, “Global Industrial Robotics Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020”, global market for industrial robotics is projected to reach USD46 billion by 2020. Growing adoption of industrial robots across various industries including automotive, electrical/electronics, food and beverage, among others, is the key factor driving the market for industrial robotics.…

MagnaChip Filing Delayed

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that, as expected, on April 1, 2015, the Company received a letter from the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) indicating that the Company is not in compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing…

RFMW Announces Promotion

RFMW, Ltd. announced that Josh Levine has been promoted to the position of Director of Operations – Sales and Product Management. Mr. Levine has served in Sales and Product Management roles for the last nine years. As such, he has established a successful track record of developing accounts, supporting sales and improving processes related to…

Reshoring: A Reality Check

For those who are not fans of TV’s Saturday Night Live, Debbie Downer is a character that finds the dark cloud in every silver lining. A.T. Kearney may just be the Debbie Downer of the U.S. manufacturing industry. An A.T. Kearney report released late last year concluded that the trend toward reshoring manufacturing in the…

Acopian Narrow Profile Power Supplies Meet UL, CE Standards

Easton, Pa. – The Narrow Profile power supply series from Acopian Power Supplies is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment). The series also meets the requirements of CE marking.  The single-output switching regulated AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies provide up to 288 watts (W) of output power, and operate…