Auto Manufacturers Extend Production Cuts Due to Chip Shortages

The microchip shortage has been making a noticeable impact on the auto manufacturing industry. As a result of the shortages, companies have had to reduce or even temporarily halt production in order to maintain an adequate number of chips. On Wednesday, GM announced that they would be extending some of their cuts for North American …

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Department of Energy Continues Investments with New Electrical Grind Funding

The Department of Energy just announced plans to invest nearly $53 million into helping manufacturers shift towards more environmentally friendly methods of production. Now, the Department has announced its intentions to do the same in the energy sector, with new investments aimed at improving the American power grid. The Department stated on Wednesday that they …

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NJMEP and AACCNJ Announce They are Teaming to Support Industry Training Credentials and Pre-Apprentice/Apprenticeship Programs

Cedar Knolls, New Jersey – March 23, 2021 – The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) announces they are teaming with the African American Chamber of Commerce New Jersey (AACCNJ) to deliver accelerated work and learn apprenticeship programs designed to upskill current and future workers for jobs in manufacturing and supply chain industries. “AACCNJ is …

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PAC Worldwide to Put $47 Million Towards Georgia Facility

While some manufacturers have experienced setbacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic, others have seen large increases in business. Among these companies is PAC Worldwide, which has recently announced plans to expand into Georgia. Founded in 1975, PAC Worldwide develops, creates, and automates packaging solutions for a wide variety of clients. Some of their most popular …

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What Are the Short- and Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 on Manufacturing?

This article was originally published in the March 2021 issue of Manufacturing Outlook. For more great manufacturing news, reports, and insights delivered right to your inbox every month, subscribe to Manufacturing Outlook. Click here for your free subscription today. by Emily Newton At this point, it’s clear the COVID-19 pandemic will mark the end of one …

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Department of Energy to Provide $52.5 Million to Support Manufacturers, Workers

A shift to clean energy and carbon footprint reductions have been some of the major goals for the Biden administration regarding their fight against climate change. Making the associated changes can be quite costly and difficult for manufacturers to do on their own. In an effort to help alleviate these issues, the Department of Energy …

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Colquímica Adhesives Will Open First U.S. Facility in Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC is mostly known for being an important banking and financial city. However, it has also been the site of some recent manufacturing growth as well. Among those settling into Charlotte is Colquímica Adhesives, which is set to open its first U.S. facility in the city. Based in Portugal, Colquímica Adhesives will be securing …

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