Category: Manufacturing

myfisensemyfisenseSeptember 8, 2021

ROME (Reuters) -Ryanair is willing to wait years for Boeing (NYSE:BA) to drop its prices before placing a big new plane order with the U.S. firm, Chief Executive Michael O’Leary told Reuters, while he also downplayed the chance of a deal with rival Airbus. The Irish airline, one of Boeing’s biggest customers, said on Monday […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 26, 2021

(Businesshala) — India is urging local carmakers to curb imports of electric-vehicle components and other automotive parts from China as Asia’s third-largest economy looks to reshape its supply chains. Amitabh Kant, chief executive officer of NITI Aayog, the government’s policy-making body, said, “It is important that some automotive components, which are being imported from China […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 24, 2021

With COVID-19 disrupting the entire manufacturing supply chain including semiconductor shortages, companies across multiple industries have been struggling to seek a procurement solution that can rebalance the gap between supply and demand. CADDi, a Tokyo-based B2B ordering and supply platform in the manufacturing and procurement industry, helps both procurement (demand side) and manufacturing facilities (supply […]

myfisensemyfisenseAugust 24, 2021

Democratic U.S. senators from Michigan and Ohio last week asked the Taiwanese government to help address the shortage, given that the island is a major semiconductor producer and seen as central to efforts to resolve the problem. TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan is doing all it may well to deal with the worldwide scarcity of semiconductors, Economic […]

myfisensemyfisenseMay 10, 2021

Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval has agreed to buy StormGeo, which provides weather-centric services, from EQT for $442.9m. StormGeo, which had sales of about $86m last year and was founded as a spin-off from Norwegian broadcaster TV2, will become part of Alfa Laval’s Marine division. Alfa said the purchase would be financed with cash and closing […]

myfisensemyfisenseMay 4, 2021

The Louisville, Colorado-based SSB developer debuted $130 million Series B funding round was led by Ford and BMW, the latest signal that the two OEMs see SSBs powering the future of transportation. Under the investment, Ford and BMW are equal equity owners, and company representatives will join Solid Power’s board. Solid Power received additional investment […]

myfisensemyfisenseApril 12, 2021

NGK Spark Plug, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of automative spark plugs, announced a new $100 million fund to invest in startups and find potential merger and acquisition deals. The fund was launched with Pegasus Tech Ventures, the “venture capital as a service” firm that has also worked with corporations like Sega Sammy Holdings, […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 12, 2021

Infrastructure engineering software maker Bentley Systems Inc announced it has agreed to buy privately held geological and geophysical modeling software developer Seequent for about $1.05 billion. Bentley, which makes software for the design and construction of roads, bridges, buildings and campuses, will buy Seequent from investors led by private equity firm Accel-KKR for $900 mln […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 9, 2021

According to Hong Kong/Beijing (Reuters), the US listed Chinese Electric Vehicle (EV) firms are planning to list themselves in the Hong Kong in 2021 in order to expand a growing investor base closer to home. The EV makers, Li Auto Inc, Nio Inc and Xpeng Inc aim to sell at least 5% of enlarged share […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021

Nordic Bioscience A/S, a Danish company and world leader in biomarker development, announced  the signing of an investment from KKR, a leading global investment firm. KKR is making the investment through the firm’s Health Care Strategic Growth Fund, which is focused on investing in leading high-growth health care companies for which KKR can be a […]

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