Environmental Health

Courtesy: RedViking
Environmental Health June 29, 2021

How manufacturing has changed post-pandemic

Manufacturing has changed a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic as technologies thought to be happening down the road are happening now. Five key drivers are highlighted.

By RedViking
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Environmental Health June 7, 2021

Slower than expected manufacturing recovery expected post COVID-19

Interact Analysis said in June that good performances by the US, South Korea and China are offset by Europe and Japan, expected to make swift recoveries, and India and Brazil, where slow recoveries are expected. The semiconductor sector is holding back some manufacturing, and some inflation is expected.

By Interact Analysis
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Environmental Health June 7, 2021

Four ways manufacturers can grow post COVID-19

Manufacturers remain resilient and strong in the wake of the pandemic, but there are steps they can take to be better prepared for the latest anomalous event.

By John Felix
China, South Korea and the United States are among the countries expected to have the strongest recovery from COVID-19. Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Environmental Health February 24, 2021

Global manufacturing contraction lower than expected in 2020

The manufacturing industry output (MIO) tracker from Interact Analysis reveals a stronger than expected overall global manufacturing performance in 2020.

By Interact Analysis
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Environmental Health November 30, 2020

China, U.S. leading manufacturing charge from COVID-19 shock

Global manufacturing economic forecasts in the wake of COVID-19 have improved thanks to stronger than expected recoveries from the U.S. and China, but there is a long road to recovery, particularly for some key industries.

By Adrian Lloyd
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Environmental Health August 21, 2020

Global manufacturing outlook post-COVID mixed depending on sector, region

COVID-19's impact on manufacturing for the short- and long-term depends on the particular industry and the region, though recovery is eventually expected to reach 2019 levels according to Interact Analysis.

By Interact Analysis
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Environmental Health July 22, 2020

Learning lessons and taking back control

While we are still embroiled in the battle to contain and defeat COVID-19, nobody truly knows the eventual outcomes, but we can begin to assess the impacts and respond positively to change.

By Steve Sands
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Environmental Health June 26, 2020

Manufacturers need to rethink global supply chain, production

A study from the University of Birmingham says manufacturers need to redesign and reform their supply chains or global production networks (GPN) if they want to prosper in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Control Engineering Europe
The U.S. gets close to a trillion dollars of products annually from Asian countries, and most are shipped by sea, which requires a four-to-six-week lead time. Here, containers are stacked at a Georgia Ports Authority facility in Savannah. Courtesy: Stephen B. Morton/Georgia Institute of Technology
Environmental Health June 17, 2020

Four challenges and four recommendations for manufacturing in the COVID-19 pandemic

As the economy grows after the COVID-19 pandemic slowdown, manufacturers face challenges and opportunities including industrial disaster recovery, manufacturing supply chains, manufacturer staffing, transparency, and manufacturing investments.

By Jerry Grillo
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Environmental Health March 28, 2020

Survey on impact of COVID-19 on electronics industry released

Recent results of a survey on the impact of the coronavirus displayed a shift towards more positive expectations and minimal impact to the electronic components industry.

By Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)