Articles by tag: semiconductor

The CHIPS Act and OSRA Create Positive Ripple Effects for the Trucking Industry

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Last year, two major pieces of legislation passed that will be a huge boon to the trucking industry. The first is the CHIPS Act, which brings home the production of automotive and truck-grade chips. For context, the U.S.’s  semiconductor manufacturing share has drastically decreased from 37% in 1990 to 12% today. The second piece of […]

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CHIPS Act Will Bring A Wave of R&D to Semiconductor Manufacturing

The U.S.’ tech supply chain is getting a strategic helping hand from Congress, as the CHIPS ACT (Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) has passed both the House and Senate, 243-187 and 64-33, respectively. Designed primarily to boost semiconductor manufacturing in a bid to compete with China’s strength in the sector while also addressing the […]

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Turo is Decentralizing the Car Rental Industry. But Can it Scale?

Since the start of summer, the car rental industry has been trying to maneuver a mass car shortage. Because of the global semiconductor shortage, automotive OEMs slashed car production at the onset of the pandemic. But now that car demand has respiked and folks are commuting, traveling intranationally, and investing in new vehicles, OEMs are […]

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Automakers Forced to Adapt to Chip Shortages

Automakers are feeling the pain of a global shortage of semiconductors, forcing companies to halt production of certain vehicles while others are removing some options that rely heavily on chips. Watch below to hear how these automakers are adapting to this shortage.   Host: Let’s get over to Tara Patel. She wrote today’s Bloomberg big […]

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Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was […]

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Powering Missouri Forward: The Smart Energy Revolution
March 1, 2024

How is Missouri leading the smart energy revolution to create a more sustainable and resilient electric grid? Industry Analyst Gabrielle Bejarano brings into focus the groundbreaking efforts in Missouri, facilitated by Ameren’s smart energy plan and the technological prowess of Avail Infrastructure Solutions. Highlighting the seamless integration of state-of-the-art technologies and strategic upgrades, Bejarano […]

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Join WSI at the Becht Coker Workshop 2024 in Sugarland, TX
March 1, 2024

Join WSI, the world leader in coker life extension, February 20-22, 2024 for the Becht workshop covering the entire coking unit with case studies and best practices from industry leaders such as ExxonMobil, Phillips 66, Motiva, CITGO, Marathon, PEMEX, Cenovus, and Valero.

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WSI’s Andrea Pacchiarotti to Give ASEAN Waste to Energy Week Presentation
March 1, 2024

Industry professionals gathering for the ASEAN Waste to Energy Week in Ho Chi Minh City to explore sustainable solutions for the region’s growing energy needs will want to add one essential speaker to their calendars. Andrea Pacchiarotti the Director at WSI Singapore, an Avail Infrastructure Solutions company, will be delivering a must-see presentation on […]

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VCC’s Newest Venture, CMSI, Aims to Offer Timely Information on Client Projects
March 1, 2024

How can construction management services navigate the complex landscape of client needs, ensuring the right mix of services are available precisely when needed?  Don Davis, Executive VP at VCC, highlights the importance of offering a comprehensive suite of services tailored through their management venture, CMSI, to meet the unique demands of each project, enabling […]

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