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Weekly Wrap Up For May 20th, 2022

 Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses facets of the economy that manufacturing is dealing with, and the underlying strengths and weaknesses of the shifting sands.  Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the chaos and forecasting surrounding manufacturing from D.C. policy to oil and gas prices that …

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Weekly Wrap Up For May 13th, 2022

 Join Ben Talbert with Better Than Found (www.btfsearch.com) as he discusses how a search firm works for its clients and candidates to find the most suitable fit at a cost much less than a wrong hire. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady ask Mr. Talbert how his firm finds and places the right people …

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U.S Government Announces $3.1 Billion for American-Made Batteries

American-Made Batteries

U.S. battery manufacturing got an important boost this week with the announcement of $3.1 billion in new funding from President Joe Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The infrastructure investment is expected to increase American-made batteries and components, bolster domestic supply chains, create good-paying jobs, and lower costs. The idea behind the new funding is to support …

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Weekly Wrap Up For May 6th, 2022

 Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the latest report. April 2022 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in April, with the overall economy achieving a 23rd consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM®Report On Business®. (Read More)   U.S. Robot …

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Tandem PV Raises $6 Million to Build Solar Manufacturing Facility

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U.S. perovskite company Tandem PV has closed on the first half of a $12 million Series A raise after raising $6 million for building a pilot manufacturing facility in its headquarters of San Jose, California. The company will use this investment to manufacture its first commercial-grade tandem solar panels intended to equip customers with more …

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April 2022 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

March 2022 Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Manufacturing PMI® at 55.4% New Orders, Production and Employment Growing at Slower Rates Supplier Deliveries Slowing at a Faster Rate; Backlog Growing Slower Raw Materials Inventories Growing at a Slower Rate; Customers’ Inventories Too Low Prices Increasing Slower; Exports and Imports Growing at Slower Rates Record-Long Lead Times for CapEx and Production Materials (Tempe, Arizona) …

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Weekly Wrap Up For April 29, 2022

 For more than a decade, Harry Moser, founder and CEO of the Reshoring Initiative (www.reshorenow.org), has been an industry leader and champion for reshoring products and jobs that went overseas. He has spoken at industry conferences, trade shows, and in the halls and offices of government across the country to deliver his message to …

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Biden Admin Announces Requirements for U.S. Made Steel, Iron for Infrastructure

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Last week, the Biden administration took a key step toward ensuring that federal dollars will support U.S. manufacturing with a new set of requirements for how projects funded by the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package source their construction material. According to new guidance issued by the administration on Monday, materials purchased for infrastructure construction projects …

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