Month: December 2021

  • Tesla Recalling 119K Model S MY 2014-2021, 356K Model 3 MY 2017-2020 EVs

    Tesla is recalling some 475,000 of its vehicles to address defects in design/assembly. The largest recall is for all Model Year 2017 to 2020 Model 3 vehicles—potentially 356,309 units.   The defect with the Model 3 is that the trunk harness is equipped with a solid-core coaxial cable that provides…

  • Electra Battery Materials Inks Tolling Contract With Glencore

    Electra Battery Materials has signed an updated agreement with international miner Glencore in receiving African-mined cobalt in late 2022 to be refined in Temiskaming. Electra, the owners of a cobalt refinery being refurbished on the outskirts of the town of Cobalt, announced Dec. 30 that it has signed a five-year…

  • The Deed Of Demerger Between Cnh Industrial N.V. And Iveco Group N.V. Has Been Executed

    This announcement is an advertisement for the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, as amended (the “Prospectus Regulation”) relating to the intention of Iveco Group N.V. (the “Company”) to proceed with the proposed first admission to listing and trading of all of the common shares of the Company on the regulated…

  • Sumitomo To Develop Ammonia-Fueled Bulker With Oshima, Explore Ammonia Fuel Business With Keppel

    Sumitomo Corporation will launch a full-scale project to design and develop an ammonia-fueled dry bulk carrier jointly with Oshima Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. The ship is expected to be 229m in length, with a beam of 32m and deadweight of 80,0000-81,000MT. Speed is to be 14.3 knots. In 2018, the International…

  • Samsung SDI Launches Battery Brand Primx; High Nickel Cathode, Silicon Anode

    Samsung SDI has launched its battery brand PRiMX (pronounced as Praimax). PRiMX stands for ‘Prime Battery for Maximum Experience.’ The brand was developed under the three keywords, ‘Absolute Quality,’ ‘Outstanding Performance,’ and ‘Proven Advantage.’   Samsung SDI has strengthened quality control for the whole process from battery development to manufacturing…

  • CNH Industrial Completes 90% Capital Stock Purchase Of Sampierana S.P.A.

    CNH Industrial N.V. announced that it has completed its purchase of 90% of the capital stock of Sampierana S.p.A. As previously announced on August 30, 2021, the acquisition of the remaining 10% of the transaction will occur over the course of the next four years, through predetermined mechanisms, to ensure…

  • Steve Rogers Retires As President Of Commercial And Interiors At Elkay Manufacturing Company

    Elkay Manufacturing Company today announced the retirement of President of Elkay Interior Systems Steve Rogers. Rogers has worked at Elkay for 17 years and will be succeeded by former Senior Vice President of Elkay Interior Systems, Tony Lutz.   Since joining the Elkay family in 2004, Rogers has held numerous…

  • Hawkins Completes Acquisition Of NAPCO Chemical

    Hawkins, a leading specialty chemical and ingredients company, announced it has completed its purchase of NAPCO Chemical Company and its affiliates (NAPCO Chemical).   NAPCO Chemical manufactures and distributes water treatment chemicals from three locations in Texas. Hawkins now has 37 water treatment sites serving 26 states.   “Over the…

  • ArcelorMittal & Partners Receive €10M For Green Hydrogen Production With Hybit In Bremen

    As part of the Hybit (Hydrogen for Bremen’s industrial transformation) project, ArcelorMittal Bremen, swb AG and EWE AG have received a subsidy of more than €10 million from the state of Bremen for the construction of an electrolysis plant. The funding corresponds to about half of the total investment budget.…

  • Tesco Launching UK’s First Commercial Electric Heavy-Duty Tractor-Trailer Trucks

    Tesco is launching the UK’s first commercially used fully electric heavy-duty freight articulated (tractor-trailer as opposed to rigid) trucks. Two new 37 tonne DAF CF Electric trucks will transport food and other products from Wentloog rail terminal outside Cardiff to Tesco’s distribution center in Magor, Wales, in partnership with logistics…

  • Choosing The Right Adhesives For Bonding Metals

    Adhesives have increasingly been taking over the bonding function from mechanical fasteners, and in doing so bonding wider ranges and types of substrates as well as  bonding of dissimilar materials. Metals are no exception, and using adhesives to bond them either to the same or dissimilar substrates is becoming an…

  • Comar Acquires Blow Moulded Products Manufacturer Omega Packaging

    Specialty packaging solutions supplier Comar has acquired injection and blow moulded products manufacturer Omega Packaging. Headquartered in the US, Omega Packaging manufactures stock plastic jars and caps for various markets including pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, sports nutrition, and skin care. The company specialises in moulding continuous thread (CT) and child-resistant (CR) closures…

  • China’s Largest Electric Two-Wheel Vehicle Manufacturer Adopts Nidec In-Wheel Motor

    Nidec Corporation announced that its in-wheel motor has been adopted for the first time for 換電獣01(Huan Dian Shou 01), an electric motorcycle released by Yadea Group Holdings Ltd. in October 2021.   China’s largest manufacturer specialized in two-wheel vehicles, Yadea has more than 50 million users in 80-plus countries around…

  • Grupo Antolin Exhibits The Latest Technologies At Gasgoo 3rd Vehicle Intelligent Cockpit & User Experience Conference 2021

    Grupo Antolin is developing its electronic, lighting and HMI capabilities to empower traditional automotive interior components with state-of-the-art technologies ready for production. Three innovative solutions stand out: the use of natural and sustainable deco materials, functional lighting and the integration of digitalization and communication to create a scenario-based smart cabin,…

  • Kemira Was Ranked As The Best Finnish Large Cap Company In Regi’s Annual Investor Relations Survey In 2021

    Kemira reached the best positions in two categories in Finland; the best company and Investor Relations Officer. Kemira’s Head of IR, Mikko Pohjala, was awarded as the best IRO also in the Nordics with an all-time high score of 9.9 out of 10.   In Regi’s 2021 Nordic investor relations…

  • Samsung Electronics Announces First Bespoke French Door, Expanding Bespoke Refrigerator Lineup

    Samsung Electronics today announced its first-ever Bespoke French Door refrigerator, to be unveiled at CES 2022, bringing Bespoke to nearly every major refrigerator type sold in the United States. Available in a choice of 3-door, 4-door and Family Hub™ models, the new Bespoke French Door refrigerator expands Samsung’s Bespoke lineup.…

  • Alcoa Reaches Agreement On Future Of San Ciprián Smelter

    Alcoa Corporation and the workers’ representatives at the Company’s San Ciprián aluminum plant in Spain have reached an agreement aimed at resolving ongoing challenges that stem from exorbitant energy prices.   The agreement, which was signed on December 29, 2021, calls for a two-year curtailment of the smelter’s 228,000 metric…

  • Dispatch Goods Raises $3.7M to Expand Reusable Food Packaging

    Food delivery has a packaging problem, and it’s not just sad fries. For nearly every single order, there is at least one single-use container heading to the landfill or out into the environment. To address that issue, Dispatch Goods has been working on returnable containers designed for restaurants and mail-order…

  • Samsung Electronics To Showcase Innovative Startup Projects From C-Lab Inside and C-Lab Outside at CES 2022

    Samsung Electronics announced it will be showcasing 13 innovative projects from its C-Lab program at CES 2022. Samsung will unveil four exciting projects from C-Lab Inside, its in-house venture program, and nine startups supported by C-Lab Outside, the company’s startup acceleration program, to the public. C-Lab Inside: Four Projects From…

  • Hankook Tire Wins 2021 Good Design Award For Its SUV/LT Tires

    Global leading tire company Hankook Tire & Technology wins the 2021 Good Design Award, where Hankook’s SUV/LT tire Dynapro AT2 Xtreme and Dynapro XT are recognized as ‘Winner’. Two products first unveiled in the North American market last October, and have been well received by the consumer market. As Hankook’s…

  • IT Ministry Woos Semiconductor Giants Intel, TSMC & Samsung

    Interest level among global majors after India announced a Rs 76,000-crore semiconductor scheme is clearly “high” and the government would love to see Intel, TSMC, Samsung, and other technology majors investing in the country, Minister of State for IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Tuesday. India is keen to welcome all…

  • The Importance Of Force Measurement In Ensuring Quality And Performance Levels In Adhesive Applications

    An ever growing range of new adhesives is being developed to keep pace not only with the specific needs and levels of performance required by new technologies, but also as a result of their taking over the roles of mechanical fasteners in manufacture and assembly in many sectors.   This…

  • Autodesk Acquires ProEst, Integrates Estimation Tool Into Construction Cloud

    On Dec. 15, Autodesk announced that it is acquiring ProEst, a cloud-based estimating tool that enables construction teams to create estimates, perform digital takeoffs, generate reports and proposals and manage bid-day processes. Autodesk said it plans to integrate ProEst into Autodesk Construction Cloud, a unified group of construction technologies it…

  • FANUC America Debuts New Robot for Machine Tending, Picking

    FANUC America, a leading supplier of CNCs, robotics and robomachines has introduced the new LR-10iA/10 robot designed for machine tending and a variety of picking applications found in the warehousing and logistics markets. Weighing 46 kg, the LR-10iA/10 robot mounts to the floor, upside down or on an angle. FANUC…