Lydia Di Liello Brings Fresh, Insightful Perspective as the newest host of the Women And Manufacturing Podcast

Jacket Media Co., “The Voice of Manufacturing and Business,” is pleased to welcome Lydia Di Liello as a brand-new host of The Women and Manufacturing Podcast (WAM). Leveraging a career at General Motors and now sitting as the CEO and Founder of Capital Pricing Consultants, Lydia brings a fresh perspective to The WAM Podcast, which …

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Wallbox Begins Scouting for U.S. Manufacturing Location

EV Charging

As electric vehicles grow in popularity, so does their need for charging stations. This has resulted in impressive growth for charging solution companies like Wallbox and the Barcelona-based company is now scouting out locations for their first U.S. manufacturing facility. Wallbox Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Enric Asunción said in a statement that the company’s …

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Weekly Wrap Up For April 23rd, 2021

 Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Securities, LLC, discusses the strengthening of manufacturing in the U.S., EU, and Asia, and the near pre-Covid levels of production and expansion. U.S. Factories See Highest Number of New Jobs in Six Months The past year has been a difficult one for many industries across the …

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Manufacturers Continue to Step Up to Get America Vaccinated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2021 CONTACT: NAM Media Relations: mediarequests@nam.org Timmons: This is our shot to finally end this pandemic, so we’re going to keep working with the administration, state and local leaders and our member companies to get everyone vaccinated as soon as possible. Washington, D.C. – Following President Joe Biden’s call to …

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Transportation Department to Provide Aid to Aviation Industry

The airline industry as a whole has been struggling ever since the pandemic began. Manufacturers and airlines alike saw a severe decrease in activity, which led to many of them spending large amounts of money and furloughing or laying off workers while making little profit in return. As such, the government has taken steps to …

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U.S. Factories See Highest Number of New Jobs in Six Months

The past year has been a difficult one for many industries across the country. Millions of workers, especially those in the service industry, found themselves either temporarily out of work or laid off as their employers struggled to stay afloat. Despite the increase in unemployment, there was one sector that is dealing with labor shortages: …

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Semiconductor Shortages Sees Systemic Scarcity

The following article is the cover story in the April issue of Manufacturing Outlook. Click here to read the entire April issue, and for a limited time, subscribe to Manufacturing Outlook FREE! There’s a chip shortage, a global shortage, the kind of chips often known as semiconductors, electronic components of varying sizes and shapes and …

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U.S. Now Facing Lithium-Ion Battery Shortage as EV Production Ramps Up

The current semiconductor shortage has severely impacted many American industries, especially the automotive industry. Manufacturers have had to slow down or completely halt production in order to maintain enough semiconductors in reserve. Now, experts think that a new shortage may be on the horizon regarding lithium-ion batteries. While Tesla has dominated the electric vehicle space …

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Biden Administration to Help AstraZeneca Produce Vaccine in U.S.

In the U.S., vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are some of the most readily available. However, in Europe, the AstraZeneca vaccine has been the one primarily being administered. Now, after a production error regarding the vaccine, the Biden administration is working with the company to help them produce more doses. Earlier this …

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