Conveyors are continuing to play a greater role in robotic applications. Robotic movements are precise and exact – conveyors need to operate to that same level of accuracy.
Unwrought aluminum exports by country totaled US$55.9 billion in 2017, up by 22% for all aluminum-shipping nations over the five-year period starting in 2013. Year over year, the value of exported aluminum appreciated 26.1% from 2016 to 2017.
Commodity prices strengthened in the first quarter of 2018. Broad-based price increases were supported by both demand and supply factors.
Commodity prices mostly rose in April, led by energy, which surged 8,2%.
Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists.
Global car exports by country were valued at US$740.1 billion for 2017. Cars represent the world’s number one export product by value in recent years, surpassing crude petroleum revenues handicapped by lower oil prices.
Commodity prices were mixed in March, with energy prices rising 0,6 % and non-energy prices falling 0,7 percent.