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Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Contract Maintenance March 2, 2022

Global manufacturing recovery is bumpy and deceptive

The road ahead for manufacturing is bumpy due to disrupted supply chains, labor shortages, and high shipping and energy costs.

By Adrian Lloyd
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Contract Maintenance December 24, 2021

Global trends impact manufacturing in 2022

Manufacturing has gone through many seismic changes and more are on the horizon.

By Kevin Parker
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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
Contract Maintenance 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