Industry: Manufacturing
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April 28, 2017

Tesla's electric cars feature some of the most cutting-edge technology around, so it's only fitting that the company's production line is just as futuristic.

The company's chief executive, Elon Musk, once said that Tesla's factory will eventually look like an ""alien dreadnought"", and the latest pictures show it is well on its way.

There will be no people in the production process, but there will be people working in the factory to oversee the robots and make sure everything is running at peak efficiency.

""You can’t have people in the production line itself, otherwise you drop to people speed,"" said Musk."

News
April 28, 2017

In a last-ditch effort to survive, bankrupt U.S. solar panel maker Suniva Inc. asked the Trump administration Wednesday to impose trade tariffs on all foreign-made solar cells.

News
April 10, 2017

Rancho Cordova’s role as a hub of the aerospace industry will soon end. Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc. Monday said it will eliminate 1,100 of its 1,400 local jobs over the next two and a half years, and will shut down manufacturing operations. Aerojet Rocketdyne said plans to consolidate its California-based Sacramento and Vernon operations and Gainesville, Va., sites while centralizing and expanding its existing presence in Huntsville, Ala. with a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

News
March 27, 2017

The company said Monday that it’s ending negotiations with the Bay Area city of Vallejo to buy land for an automobile assembly plant.

News
Feb. 27, 2017
Orders for long-lasting factory goods climbed last month due to purchases of military and civilian aircraft, overshadowing a weak start to 2017 for business investment in new equipment.
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