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Daimler Begins Road Testing Autonomous Trucks

Currently, there are around 276 million vehicles operating in the United States, which around 15.5 million of those are trucks, which in turn has led to a search for a safe way to transport 10 billion tons of freight in an efficient manner. Daimler Trucks North America has recently acquired Torc Robotics with the goal of developing and testing automated trucks. Their new fleet of SAE level 4 ...

Weekly Wrap Up For September 20th, 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys with Strategas Securities LLC, and Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the latest Global PMI Survey trends with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady that are showing short-term softening. High School Student Develops 3D Printer Sensor For Harmful Emissions Makers around the world that utilize 3D printers for their ...

Finding America’s Greatest Champion

Letter From CHAMPION Now Founder Terry M. Iverson "As a business owner serving the manufacturing community, I believe there is nothing more important than the young people of this country. The manufacturing industry relies on the next generation of skilled workers, managers, and entrepreneurs to lead this country into a prosperous future. CHAMPION Now exists to change the image of manufac...

Blueprint Launches Additive Manufacturing Enablement Program

Blueprint, an additive manufacturing consultancy owned by Stratasys, has launched a brand new technology enablement program called “Think Additively,” to help businesses understand and embrace 3d printing technology throughout their organization. The program is intended to go past technical Design for Additive Manufacturing training to help companies achieve larger transformation goals such ...

Weekly Wrap Up For September 6th, 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for August 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On Business and this month’s PMI. Don’t miss this in-depth, exclusive interview available only on Manufacturing Talk Radio.  According to the comments in the ISM’s Manufactu...

Dow Drops As Trump Announces More New Tariffs

Following the announcement of new tariffs of $110 billion on Chinese imports, Dow Jones futures dropped sharply at the opening bell, sinking 0.9% vs. fair value. S&P 500 futures lost 0.85%. Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 1%. The Treasury yield curve is inverted by about 1 basis point. Last week the Treasury yield was inverted by about 6 basis points. The new tariffs will charge a 15% tax on ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 30th, 2019

Rosemary Coates is Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, President of Blue SIlk Consulting and an Amazon.com best selling author well known for her knowledge in the supply chain arena. She joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the trade wars and its impact on businesses across America. County College of Morris Students Benefit from Strong Apprenticeships Four ...

Former Google Engineer Charged with Stealing Self-driving Car Secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a criminal indictment against Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer. The indictment charges Levandowski with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets. In a press conference on Tuesday in San Jose, California, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment which alleges Levandowski illegally downloaded thousands of files ...

NASA Awards $621 Million Contract to Aerospace Corp.

The Aerospace Corp. has won a $621 million contract from NASA that will be paid to the company over the next nine years. The contract was given to the company for engineering, evaluation, and testing support. Under this new contract for the NASA-wide Specialized Engineering, Evaluation and Test Services (NSEETS) program, Aerospace Corp. will lend support including staff, advanced systems ...