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Business of Engineering October 27, 2021

Equipment leasing up double-digits year to date

The ELFA reports September new business volume is up 6% year-over-year, 8% month-to-month and 10% year-to-date.

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Association
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Business of Engineering October 6, 2021

Chinese manufacturing rebound less pronounced than other countries

While manufacturing in China did well in 2020, Interact Analysis reports its growth will lag behind other countries in 2021.

By Maya Xiao
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering September 27, 2021

Semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings Aug. 37.6% YoY

Semiconductor manufacturing billings were up more than 35% in August 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

By SEMI
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering September 17, 2021

Labor shortages are major barrier for manufacturing recovery

Manufacturing is digging out from the impact of COVID-19, but its recovery is being hampered by a labor shortage in many major markets.

By Adrian Lloyd
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering September 17, 2021

Smart factory institute to launch on Manufacturing Day

Peak Performance Inc., which launches on October 1, will be the first Smart Factory based in the United States.

By Peak Performance
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Business of Engineering September 10, 2021

Industrial consultancy firm acquired

SKF has acquired Rubico Consulting AB, a Swedish industrial consultancy firm that specializes in visualization and analysis of signal data.

By SKF USA
Courtesy: SEMI
Business of Engineering July 27, 2021

Global semiconductor sales to pass $100 billion by 2022

Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by OEMs are forecast to surpass $100 billion next year according to a report by SEMI.

By SEMI
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering July 22, 2021

Equipment finance industry confidence higher in July

Confidence in the equipment finance industry rose to 72.9 in July as the industry as a whole is now close to full strength and shaking off the effects of COVID-19.

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation
Courtesy: Wurth Industry North America
Business of Engineering July 20, 2021

Inventory company acquires additive manufacturer

W├╝rth Additive Group signs agreement with Markforged.

By Wurth Industry North America
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering July 16, 2021

Annual equipment and software forecast strong for 2021

Annual equipment and software investment growth of 13.3% is forecast for 2021 as manufacturing demand remains very high.

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Association