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Weekly Wrap Up For April 9th, 2021

 Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R), discusses the latest Hospital PMI report.  The report will cover the health of the health care sector, and the pressures of handling a pandemic on the sector’s supply chain. Oil and Gas Deal Activity Drops Nearly 15% in February February was a difficult month for the energy sector, as winter storms ...

Weekly Wrap Up For April 2nd, 2021

 Tim Fiore, Committee Chairman of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business® discusses the March 2021 Purchasing Manager’s Index report details and the strengthening of our economy. 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, compan...

Weekly Wrap Up For March 26th, 2021

 Join John Kennedy, CEO, NJMEP and Alyssa Rodrigues, Director, The Alaska MEP as they discuss how tourism and its decline during the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the manufacturing industry in the state of Alaska. NJMEP and AACCNJ Announce They are Teaming to Support Industry Training Credentials and Pre-Apprentice/Apprenticeship Programs The New Jersey Manufacturing Extens...

Storms, Semiconductor Shortages Depress Manufacturing

Last month, many parts of the country were impacted by severe winter storms. Texas saw large sections of the state lose power, water, and effectively shut down as a result. Now, a new report by the Federal Reserve shows just what kind of impact these storms had on American manufacturing. According to the Federal Reserve, manufacturing production fell by 3.1% in February. Economists had ...

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 products include protective ...

Weekly Wrap Up For March 19th, 2021

 Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Global PMI Surveys discusses the movement of Purchasing Manager’s Indexes in Asia, Europe, North and South America, and if the U.S. will see a booming GDP in 2021. 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 ...

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 era and the beginning of another. ...

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 is taking steps to help supply manufacturers with making this ...

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 a 100,000 square-foot space for their new facility, with ...