Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June, and the overall economy grew for the 110th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
If you’re not crazy about the thought of robots taking all the jobs, then you should hold an Elon Musk-level of obsessive adoration for Danish roboticist Esben Østergaard. The co-founder and CTO of Universal Robots was the driving force behind the development of collaborative robots, or cobots.
When Volvo Car Group broke ground on its first U.S. assembly plant in 2015, it was a proud proof point for the Swedish automaker’s rebound and global expansion, not a chess move in anticipation of a possible trade war.
Four decades ago as a young engineer working for Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Patrick Thomas helped install one of the sector’s first digital computer systems: a mahogany-encased machine now on display in a science museum.
Behind the daily skirmishes over tariffs, the U.S. and China are gearing up for a longer-term battle between two very different systems of innovation. To win, America may need to start using some of its rival’s weapons.