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By Carlos MorteraSep 14, 2021

The news from our neighbors south of the border is here. Tier-one automotive continues to expand in Mexico with investments from Draxton, Mayco, Eastek, and Phillips. But it’s not all about vehicles. Medical and textiles see developments as well. ...

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By Edward ChristopherSep 14, 2021

The market potential for manufacturing technology in Southeast Asia led to an AMT initiative to develop services to build and expand its members' market share there.

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By Arun MahajanAug 30, 2021

India’s industry is humming along at a pre-pandemic pace, if not better. The PMI is above 55. Vehicle sales are up 34% YOY, with commercial vehicles up 165%. The new Vehicle Scrappage Policy was launched, which will attract billions of dollars in new ...

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By Hubert SawickiAug 24, 2021

This week, we focus on the Netherlands, the seventh largest economy of Europe and fifth within the European Union (EU), a small country with a large economy. Its GDP is over $1 trillion. Famous as a food and plant exporter ...

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By Carlos MorteraAug 17, 2021

In this second part, we review the state of the mold and die industry by geographic locations.

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By Patrick McGibbonAug 12, 2021

The United States is experiencing a rebound in manufacturing that increasingly strains and tests traditional supply chains. As a result, U.S. manufacturers are rethinking how they manage risks associated with supply chains.

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By Fred QianAug 09, 2021

Foreign direct investment into China, which hit a 15-year low in 2020, is back on track, and the country’s GDP has increased almost 13% YOY. Sales of traditional internal combustion automobiles are down significantly from a year ago, while electric ...

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By Achilles ArbexAug 02, 2021

The news from our neighbors south of the border continues to impress. Multinationals like Dana, Whirlpool, Denso, and Nidec – to name a few – are investing heavily in Mexico. The country is seeing record-breaking automotive industry exports...

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By Arun MahajanJul 26, 2021

Due to the pandemic’s second wave in India, June’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) contracted, dipping below 50 for the first time in 11 months. However, the worst is over, and the business resumption index jumped from 92% to 96% last week.

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By Hubert SawickiJul 12, 2021

The fourth-largest economy of the European Union (sixth in Europe overall), Spain, with a nominal GDP of about $1.5 trillion, was particularly affected by the pandemic. The recovery has been slow. However, the forecast for the year is for 5% growth.

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