Boeing to Build First Foreign Assembly Plant in Australia

Boeing, the largest US manufacturer and exporter of aircraft will be building their first military drone in Australia. The plant will be built in southern Queensland at the Wellcamp Aerospace and Defence Precinct near Toowoomba. Navy drones will be made …

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Indonesia Negotiating with WHO to Become Global Vaccine Hub

Indonesian Health Minister said Indonesia is negotiating with the World Health Organization (WHO) and six drug companies to become a global vaccine hub.  “We are working with the WHO to be one of the global manufacturing hubs for mRNA,” Health …

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Global Economy Affected by Pandemic Disruptions on Supply Chains

Surveys showed on Sep. 1 that global economic rebound lost momentum in August as recent pandemic disruptions on supply chains slowed down manufacturing activities worldwide. IHS Markit reported that its global manufacturing index fell to a six-month low of 54.1 …

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Eurofarma to Produce Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

Pfizer and BioNTech announced that Eurofarma Laboratórios SA, a Brazilian biopharmaceutical company, will manufacture COVID-19 vaccines for distribution within Latin America. Eurofarma will manufacture COVID-19 vaccines as part of Pfizer and BioNTech’s global COVID-19 vaccine supply chain and manufacturing network, …

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South Korean Government Investigates Daewoo Shipbuilding Hack

The South Korean government confirmed on Monday that the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), one of the country’s largest shipbuilders, has been breached by unidentified hackers. “The company reported the case to police. Police and related military agencies are …

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Apple Negotiating for EV Batteries with Chinese Manufacturers

Apple Inc is negotiating with Chinese manufacturers CATL and BYD regarding the supply of batteries for its planned launching of electric vehicles in 2024. Four unnamed people familiar with the matter confirmed the early-stage negotiation saying that the discussion is …

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