Digital technologies are transforming the global manufacturing industry – with the impact clearly evident in the U.S. and Germany. Realizing the full potential of digitalization will rely on manufacturers developing a clear view of the business impact while, at the same time, finding ways to fund ongoing investments in new technology.
Global sales from stainless steel exporting countries for flat-rolled products under 600 millimeters wide amounted to US$4.2 billion in 2015. That metric represents a -23.1% decrease from 2011 and a 14.3% drop from 2014 to 2015.
The 4-digit Harmonized Tariff System code prefix for flat-rolled stainless steel products under 600 millimeters wide is 7220.
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In July, energy prices fell 4.8% and non - energy commodities slipped 0.5%.
Overall, exported automobile sales totaled US$797.3 billion during 2015, up by 4.1% from $765.9 billion in 2011. Those totals include international trade sales of exported cars, trucks, special purpose vehicles including fire trucks and work trucks like those used in factories and at airports.
Below there are 28 of the world’s biggest automobile makers ordered by assets as of May 2016 based on data from Forbes company profiles.
With IIoT and web technology software, the ability for organizations to install, configure and control manufacturing applications from a centralized location is finally a reality.
As manufacturers continue incorporating IoT into their businesses, they are realizing business value by integrating data from enterprise functions – such as product design, supply chain and customer management – with plant-floor production.
In June 2016, energy prices increased by 5.1%, and the prices of non-energy commodities rose by 2.1%. Food prices picked up by 4.1%. Beverages increased by 2.8%. Raw materials went down by 0.7%, and fertilizers dropped by 2.2%. Metals and minerals went up by 0.3%, and precious metals rose by 1.2%.