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Weekly Wrap Up For June 4th, 2021

 Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Services Report on Business(R) presents a remarkably strong Semi-Annual Forecast for the balance of 2021. Satellite Producer Xplore Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Redmond, WA As interest in commercial space ventures continues to grow, many space-focused companies are seeing a prime opportunity to expand. While the Covid-19 …

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Study Finds $50B in Chip Funding Would Boost Jobs in Construction and Design

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The semiconductor shortage, which has paralyzed many different industries, has several experts encouraging the U.S. to address this seemingly critical weak point by increasing domestic chip funding. While President Biden has promoted a $50 billion investment into the industry, his current proposal still remains in Congress. Now, a new study shows just what kind of …

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New California Deal Could Kickstart U.S. Offshore Wind Boom

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As the shift to renewable energy sources continues, many industries such as solar power are planning to see new increases in production and overall business. However, there is one sector which is seeing rapid growth thanks to a government agreement: offshore wind. On Tuesday, the White House announced that a new agreement had been reached …

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Satellite Producer Xplore Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Redmond, WA

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As interest in commercial space ventures continues to grow, many space-focused companies are seeing a prime opportunity to expand. While the Covid-19 pandemic did cause delays in expansion plans, these companies are now able to begin moving on to their next stages for growth. One such company is Xplore, which has recently opened a new …

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Weekly Wrap Up For May 14th, 2021

 Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital PMI Report on Business® presents the very positive news and behind-the-scenes challenges in the health care industry, with hospitals an the leading indicator in this vital industry sector. U.S. Textile Industry Seeks Post-Pandemic Help from Gov. In response to the impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, …

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Skills Gap Could Leave Millions of Manufacturing Jobs Unfilled

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While the Covid-19 pandemic was one of the most immediate problems facing the manufacturing industry, it also had an impact on an already pressing issue: a growing skills gap. Manufacturers had been struggling well before the pandemic with the potential ramifications of a widening skills gap in the field. A new study shows just how …

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U.S. Textile Industry Seeks Post-Pandemic Help from Gov.

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In response to the impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the U.S. government has been offering assistance to a multitude of manufacturers and industries with each set of relief bills. However, while many sectors benefited from this support, one sector which did not receive much relief was the textile industry. Now, industry leaders are calling …

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Weekly Wrap Up For May 7th, 2021

 Anthony Nieves, Committee Chairman of the ISM’s Services Report on Business(R) discusses the latest Service Sector Index report detailing the strengthening or weakening of the service sectors of our economy, and is presented in depth exclusively on Manufacturing Talk Radio. Wallbox Begins Scouting for U.S. Manufacturing Location As electric vehicles grow in popularity, so …

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