Artificial intelligence, data analysis tools and other digital technology will revolutionize manufacturing and companies need to get ready for it, said panelists at an IBJ/Conexus Indiana industry event Friday.
Cummins exceeds expectations despite historic drop in quarterly revenue
Cummins said it expects sales to improve in the third quarter, although the pandemic continues to create considerable uncertainty.Read More
Subaru to expand Lafayette plant, add up to 350 jobs
The automaker says it will invest $158 million to build a new service parts facility and add a transmission assembly shop. The 4.7-million-square-foot plant produces about 410,000 vehicles each year.Read More
Cummins sees 4Q sales drop, expects bigger revenue decrease this year
The Columbus-based engine-maker said it expects sales to drop another 8% to 12% in 2020, it expects its full-year 2020 revenue to decline between 8% and 12%, mostly because of lower truck production in North America, Europe, China and IndiaRead More
Although its financial performance hasn’t yet recovered to pre-pandemic levels, the Indianapolis-based manufacturer’s third-quarter financial results exceeded analysts’ expectations.
The Columbus-based engine maker’s third-quarter revenue and net income rebounded better from pandemic-related lags than analysts had expected.
The new center, on the manufacturer’s Speedway campus, can simulate extreme heat and cold as well as a variety of altitudes and road conditions.
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The announcement marks the latest in a series of steps the Columbus-based engine maker has taken in recent years to diversify its offerings in alternative-energy power systems.
Indiana native and Purdue graduate Robert Ulibarri, 37, has been named general manager for Saab’s aerospace facility in Discovery Park, where he will lead the advanced manufacturing and production for aerospace systems.
Amrou Awaysheh, an IU Kelley School of Business assistant professor of operations management, is building an IoT-based system he says can save factories $100 million annually in verified energy savings.
The deal, which includes modest improvements in pay for new employees and promises that the company will bring full-time temporary workers on permanently, passed this week after being voted on by GM’s 47,000 workers.
The Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex is expected to include a component that connects Indiana employers with faculty researchers and students who could serve as future interns or employees.
Both companies have major operations in Indianapolis, although United Technologies is already preparing to shed its Carrier Corp. business.
Saab said the facility will be used to manufacture a significant portion of the T-X advanced pilot training aircraft, which will help train future U.S. Air Force pilots for generations.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. announced Thursday that it plans to build a multimillion-dollar vehicle-testing facility in Speedway that will be the only one of its kind in the Midwest.
Rolls-Royce announced Monday that it intends to bid on the Air Force’s B-52 bomber re-engining program, which would extend the fleet’s life until 2050.
As Bastian Solutions, a Carmel-based subsidiary of Japan-based Toyota Industries Corp., prepares to open its Westfield facility along U.S. 31, city leaders are working to woo other companies like it.
Indianapolis-based metal additive manufacturer 3rd Dimension Industrial 3D Printing has plans to move into a building in Westfield that is six times larger than its current facility.
The three companies will be United Technologies, which will house its aerospace and defense industry supplier businesses; Otis, the maker of elevators, escalators and moving walkways; and the Carrier air conditioning and building systems business.
About 3,000 of the cuts will affect United Kingdom employees. The company has about 4,000 employees in Indianapolis.