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November 30, 2021

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Automakers will need more flexible manufacturing with the shift to electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other powertrains, automation company ABB said in a presentation. “We need changes in manufacturing and production,” Joerg Reger, ABB’s head of global business line—auto, said in an online briefing for journalists.


Airbus and Boeing Co. announced aircraft orders at last month's Dubai Air Show, CNBC reported. Dubai was the first major air show since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Airbus generated more than 400 announced orders while Boeing had more than 100. “We view orders for new aircraft as positive for the recovery of the commercial aerospace industry,” Morgan Stanley said in a research note.




Desktop Metal and the University of Toledo Institute of Applied Engineering Research announced a partnership to support the development of nickel-titanium (Nitinol) alloys, Rene alloys and other materials on the Production System platform designed to increase build speeds in 3D printing.

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Stellantis "will be fined and required to institute a compliance plan under escalated enforcement action" from the state of Michigan, The Detroit News reported. The action stems from air-quality problems at two Michigan plants, according to the newspaper. It's not yet clear how much the fine may be, the News said. Stellantis includes the former Chrysler Corp.



TRUMPF is working with Equispheres Inc. to qualify its aluminum additive manufacturing powders on TRUMPF 3D printers. Once the qualification process is complete for Equispheres powders, the company will be recognized as one of TRUMPF’s recommended powder suppliers.


Boeing Co. has further reduced output of its 787 Dreaminer as it deals with defects that are delaying deliveries of the wide-body jets, The Wall Street Journal reported. The company is addressing "problems related to areas surrounding passenger and cargo doors on aircraft already under construction," according to the Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter.




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