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Samung’s New Chip-Making Plant To Add Capacity

Samsung is investing $17 billion to build a new advanced chip-making plant in Taylor, Texas.

This is Samsung’s second facility in Texas to provide leading-edge manufacturing capacity for semiconductor production.  Samsung’s Taylor location decision is incentivized with property tax breaks and federal subsidies.

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UPS Slows Down Due to Port Bottleneck

Congestion at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach is causing a jam in UPS’ upstream supply chain network and slowing the flow of packages to customers.

Some customers have switched to air cargo services to secure their shipments on time.  UPS is relying on advanced technology to match daily capacity with customer demand to speed up its package processing and flow.

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Amazon Adds Robotics Manufacturing To Its Repertoire

Amazon has opened a $40 million robotics manufacturing facility in Westborough, Massachusetts.

The facility has 350,000 square feet of offices, research and development labs, and manufacturing spaces.  Mobile robots made in the facility will be used in Amazon’s warehouses worldwide for order fulfillment.

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Power Crunch in China Affects Apple, Tesla, and More

Chinese factories for Apple and Tesla had to suspend operations for several days in late summer and early fall of 2021, to ease China’s growing power shortages and to cut emissions.

The rising demand for electricity, the surging coal and gas prices, and the desire to cut emissions has created an ongoing power crunch situation in China.  The suspended production of Chinese factories has driven Apple and Tesla to look elsewhere for the needed supplies of printed circuit boards, chip packaging […]

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