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Bactiguard starts manufacturing disinfectants in Sweden

Bactiguard disinfectants manufacturing Sweden

Bactiguard starts manufacturing disinfectants in Sweden

Bactiguard starts manufacturing disinfectants in Sweden Bactiguard launched the disinfectant HYDROCYN aqua® in Sweden at the beginning of March and, since then, demand has been high. As late as this weekend, products were flown in from the company's production facility in Malaysia via a newly established air bridge. Now, work is in progress to start production in Sweden as well.  “In times like these, efficient logistics is extremely important in providing patients, healthcare providers and other critical societal functions with protective medical supplies. To ensure that we can meet the needs in the Swedish and European markets, we are now...

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Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont

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Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont

Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont If you needed more proof that Tesla is going to make its own battery cells, we’ve now learned that Tesla is building a pilot battery cell manufacturing line in Fremont and designing its own equipment to produce the cells. For a few months now, Tesla has been rumored to be working on making its own battery cells for its electric vehicles. It started with the acquisition of Maxwell, a supercapacitor manufacturer with some battery cell technology, and later at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Tesla all but confirmed that it’s going...

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Fast Radius Opens Satellite Office at Manufacturing Innovation Center MxD

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Fast Radius Opens Satellite Office at Manufacturing Innovation Center MxD

Fast Radius Opens Satellite Office at Manufacturing Innovation Center MxD Fast Radius, a Chicago manufacturing startup that helps companies bring products to market, has opened a satellite office in a manufacturing innovation center on Goose Island. The office opening is part of a new partnership Fast Radius has inked with MxD, the new name for UI Labs and its Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute. The name changed when the organization received a $10 million U.S. Department of Defense grant in February. MxD, founded in 2011, offers manufacturers from around the U.S. a place to develop, deploy and commercialize solutions that address problems in...

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US factory orders drop again amid manufacturing slump

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US factory orders drop again amid manufacturing slump

US factory orders drop again amid manufacturing slump Reuters   New orders for American-made goods dropped in November, the latest sign that the manufacturing sector has struggled to climb out of the mild recession it fell into last year.  The Commerce Department said Tuesday factory goods orders fell 0.7%, in line with economist expectations and the third decline in four months.  The figure was pulled down by orders in the transportation sector, which declined more than 2% for civilian aircraft and by nearly three quarters for defense aircraft. That weakness was expected after Boeing suspended production of its 737 Max...

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Phillips-Medisize adding to manufacturing in Denmark

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Phillips-Medisize adding to manufacturing in Denmark

Phillips-Medisize adding to manufacturing in Denmark Phillips-Medisize LLC The Hudson, Wis.-based injection molder Phillips-Medisize will expand a site in Struer, Denmark, to include a clinical manufacturing unit. Hudson, Wis. — Hudson-based Phillips-Medisize LLC is expanding a European facility to include a clinical manufacturing unit. Phillips-Medisize, part of Molex LLC, plans to open the manufacturing facility in Struer, Denmark, in the second quarter of 2020, according to a Jan. 8 release. The injection molder and medical manufacturer provides a range of custom drug delivery devices and manufacturing services worldwide. Approximately 500 meters of floor space from the existing 8,400-square-meter building will be...

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