Channel Title: Forbes.com: Manufacturing News
Manufacturing news and reports from Forbes.com
- The Next Detroit
Rising in Motown's ruins: a generation of entrepreneurs who want to make new kinds of cars in new ways. They just might give America another century in this vital industry.
- Obama's Fuel Fantasy
If the new gas mileage rules can be met, and that is far from certain, cars will be very small and very expensive.
- Taiwan Not A Bull's Eye For China Automakers
Taiwan's advanced auto parts suppliers won't be easy takeover targets for China's mainland automakers.
- Emissions Overhaul
President Obama's expected tightening of vehicle emissions standards isn't likely to be cheap.
- Killing Car Dealers, Killing Detroit
Why shutting so many auto dealers will hurt GM and Chrysler.
Channel Title: International Business Opportunities
News and insights for Businesses expanding overseas and for Professionals involved in International Business
- Building Trade Fair in Kiev ? COMFORT HOUSE: Climate Design
Kiev, Ukraine, will host the 2013 edition of COMFORT HOUSE: Climate Design from September 18 through 21.
The exhibition is mostly about energy-saving and ecology-friendly building materials and technologies.
It is the largest domestic exhibition in the building industry.
Leading international architects, designers and industry specialists will offer seminars, conferences and master classess during the 4 days of COMFORT HOUSE: Climate Design.
- BalticBuild ? Building Construction Exhibition in S.Petersburg
The 17th International Building Exhibition, will start in S.Petersburg, Russia, on September 11.
The exhibition about building and construction, will feature ndustries such as building materials and equipment, hardware and tools, construction machinery, mining machinery and equipment, windows and doors, and country living.
BalticBuild 2013 will also offer a major business event combined with the exhibition: The 6th ?A.City? International Forum for City planning, Architecture and Design.
It will offer seminars, conferences and master classes, drawing together leading Russian and international architects, designers, and representatives of government bodies.
- Guangzhou Mould Exhibition ? Visitors Hotel Discounts
2013 Guangzhou International Mould & Die Exhibition, will kick off in Guangzhou, China, on September 24.
It is one of the major mould and die exhibitions held in China.
The thematic areas of the exhibition include: mould-making & tooling (moulds, plastics moulding, die and casting moulds, injection moulding, pattern-making & prototyping, mould-making etc...), design, engineering, application development (design, simulation, visualization, mould development and engineering, virtual reality, cad/cam etc...), metal working and manufacturing (metal cutting tools, metal forming tools, special processing tools, metal working and manufacturing support equipments etc..), foundry & die-casting (die-casting equipments, foundry raw and supplementary materials, industrial automation technology, mold & die technology, industrial furnace technology etc...)
- Design&Decor in St. Petersburg: the Major Interior Design Exhibition in North-West Russia
The 2013 edition of Design&Decor , major interior design exhibition, will start in St. Petersburg, Russia, on September 11.
St. Petersburg's major exhibition venue Lenexpo will be hosting the event.
iDesign&Decor offers exhibitors the chance to get clients from all the Baltic region, across north-west Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland.
Visitors can get an overview on the latest interior design developments at a time that sees a strong growth of the interiors market in St. Petersburg.
- Wenzhou to unveil detailed financial plan
Wenzhou, a city in Zhejiang province, will release details to the public about a test project to reform its financial industry and is rolling out plans to make financial services the city’s chief industry by 2015. full story
- Oman to encourage consumer co-operative societies
The Omani government has launched an awareness campaign to encourage starting consumer co-operative societies and the establishment of other branches in different parts of the Sultanate, Oman Daily Observer has reported. ?We need to study the idea of establishing co-operative societies and this in turn will lead to activating the economic and social movement in […]
- Saudi to expand Tawaf area
The Saudi government has launched the expansion project of the Mataf, the area where pilgrims circumambulate the Holy Ka?ba, as part of a new development to expand the Grand Mosque, Saudi Gazette has reported. The project will increase the capacity of the Tawaf area from the current 52,000 pilgrims an hour to 130,000 an hour. […]
- Huijin ups stakes to boost BOC and ICBC
China’s state-run Central Huijin Investment Co has increased its stake in the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Bank of China this year to bolster support for the lenders, the banks’ statements showed on Friday. full story
- Saudi doubles capital of SIDF
The Saudi government has doubled the capital of the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF) to SR40bn (.7bn) in an effort to develop the industrial sector in the country, Arab News has reported. “The fund started with a capital of SR500m. During the reign of King Abdullah it was raised to SR20bn in 2005. Now it […]
- China?s improved bank regulation hailed
Improvements to the regulation and supervision of China’s banking system have won plaudits from the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, signaling lenders’ strengthened ability to rein in potentially growing risks. full story