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Domestic drug manufacturing begins next year

December 13, 2016

Accordingly, the minster visited the ‘Navesta’ factory in Horana and the ‘Stregen” factory in Thalgahawila road, Horana. The vaccine manufacturing ‘Navesta’ company will begin its work next May while ‘Stregen’ is to manufacture 10 essential drug items. During the discussions, the minister Senarathne added that ten companies would begin...

Manufacturing Media Consortium Meeting in Washington DC a Major Success Announced TR Cutler

December 13, 2016

Thomas R. Cutler announced the proprietary Manufacturing Media Consortium met in Washington DC on December 9th. Thomas R. Cutler founded the organization seventeen years ago. Cutler led the meeting to identify 2017 manufacturing Over 240 members of the Manufacturing Media Consortium attended the meeting.   The professional organization includes journalists...

Growth Opportunities for the Global Motion Sensor Market

December 13, 2016

Opportunities identified by end use type (consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, healthcare, aerospace & defense, others), by sensor type (MEMS accelerometer, MEMS gyroscope, MEMS magnetometer, MEMS combo, infrared sensor, ultrasonic sensor, microwave sensor, others), by region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Rest of the World) The future of the motion...

Oil costs dip on OPEC squabbles forward of deliberate manufacturing reduce

October 25, 2016

Oil prices dipped early on Tuesday over disagreement within producer cartel OPEC on who should cut how much production in a planned coordinated reduction to prop up prices. International futures were trading at $ 51.38 per barrel at 0117 GMT, down 8 cents from their last close. U.S. West Texas...

Asian Stocks Advance as U.S. Manufacturing Rises Amid Earnings

October 25, 2016

Asian stocks climbed after U.S. economic data bolstered the case for an interest rate increase this year as investors eye earnings across Japan, China and the U.S. The Topix index advanced as the yen weakened against the dollar. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index rose 0.2 percent to 140.28 as...

Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre partners with Thales

October 25, 2016

The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) is pleased to announce the signing of Thales in Australia as the founding member. As a member of the AMGC, Thales will be able to play a pivotal role in influencing the future trajectory of Australian manufacturing and will directly benefit from the...

GST: The ride just got better for logistics

October 17, 2016

Implementation of the GST Bill will fast-track the distribution of goods and services and improve operational efficiencies Finally, after a debate that went on for over half a decade, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill has been passed. This indirect tax Bill, which is expected to result in...

Growth in garment sector hinges on transparency in supply chain: Dutch minister

October 3, 2016

More transparency is needed in the supply chain for fair and sustainable sourcing of apparel goods so that everyone is benefitted, Lilianne Ploumen, minister for foreign trade and development cooperation of the Netherlands, said yesterday. With more transparency, all stakeholders in the supply chain, such as retailers, producers and...

Business

Sustainable agri value chains: Lessons for the private sector

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. One of the biggest challenges facing Indian agriculture today is to make...

Technology

BMO Highlights Key Takeaways on Tech Giants Apple Inc. (AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Following Asia Technology Supply Chain Tour

BMO analyst Tim Long is diving in on two of the tech world’s biggest players, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), after meeting with various companies across...

Procurement

Management of a Global Supply Chain in Emerging Markets

In many ways, sourcing goods and services internationally is easier than ever, with the internet making it possible to research, source and communicate with global suppliers from the...

Transportation & Warehousing

Shutting Down: America’s Largest Distributor of Christian Products

The largest distributor of Christian products in the United States has announced plans to “wind down operations” due to competition from online retailers and the financial hit from...