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U.S. Manufacturing Future May be Most Promising in Years

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic was felt quite heavily in the manufacturing industry, with a historical drop being recorded in industrial profits. Now, as 2021 begins, the pandemic has increased in intensity, even with vaccines beginning to be distributed. As such, there are new worries that manufacturers may see similar or worse drops than […]

Weekly Wrap Up For January 22nd, 2021

 In this first 2021 episode of “Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture”, host Cliff Waldman reviews the final manufacturing data for 2020, places 2020 in the context of US manufacturing history and offers a forecast for 2021. Cliff also discusses the longer-term manufacturing outlook as well as post-pandemic structural issues, which include accelerated […]

Anchor Harvey

Prepare for Tomorrow’s Forging Market

The following article originally appeared in the November issue of Manufacturing Outlook. Get your free subscription today! The future of closed-die aluminum forging is wide-open. The value of the global metal forging market, with a predicted compound annual growth rate of 6.3% over the next several years, is set to grow to over $130 billion […]

Manufacturing Technology

New Digital Advances Help Manufacturers Optimize Existing Equipment

As technology continues to advance, there are many who expect manufacturers to begin changing existing equipment and machinery for newer versions. However, these new tech developments can be quite costly, and considering the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on manufacturers worldwide, many do not have the money to invest in complete overhauls. Rather, what […]

artificial intelligence

Manufacturers Have Begun to Embrace AI

The streamlining of manufacturing processes has been one of the major focuses for companies in recent years, and the integration of new technologies has been a key element in achieving these goals. AI and machine learning are two fields that have been seeing increasing progress, and now manufacturers are starting to learn how best to […]

Weekly Wrap Up For January 15th, 2021

 Listen in as Joseph Harary, CEO of Research Frontiers and Eyal Peso, CEO of Gauzy discuss using nanoparticles between layers of glass to create opaque to clear glass transitions for automobiles, skyscraper windows, and many other applications. Semiconductor Shortage Pressures Tech, Auto Manufacturing The continuing Covid-19 pandemic has seen many industries shrink and retract […]

semiconductor shortage

Semiconductor Shortage Pressures Tech, Auto Manufacturing

The continuing Covid-19 pandemic has seen many industries shrink and retract in the wake of problems like supply chain disruptions, along with measures taken to help reduce the risk of spreading the virus among employees. However, both the automobile and tech sectors have managed to stay afloat, with the latter in particular doing increasingly well. […]

Weekly Wrap Up For January 8th, 2021

 Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence, presents the National Association of Credit Manager’s Index report from Decmber 31st, 2020 with additional explanation of who credit manager are, their point of view on business lending practices, and what the details are showing. Plus, Chris talks about 2021, and how it may roll […]

NAM press release

Manufacturers Call on Armed Thugs to Cease Violence at Capitol

Timmons: “This is not the vision of America that manufacturers believe in and work so hard to defend.” January 6, 2021 3:37pm Washington, D.C. – National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons released the following statement in response to large groups of armed Trump adherents who have violently stormed the U.S. Capitol building […]

China US relations

Trump Strengthens Order Barring Investment in Chinese Firms

Since 2018, the Trump administration has been engaged in a trade war with China, due to disputes over issues like Chinese tech companies posing threats to American national security. These issues have continued well into and throughout 2020, and even as his term is set to end soon, the President is still taking steps to […]

Boston Dynamics

Watch The Boston Dynamics Robots Really Shake ‘em Down

New England-based robotics company Boston Dynamics released a video of some of their products dancing to “Do You Love Me?” by the Contours and the video has become a viral sensation. The video, produced by Boston Dynamics, was released on December 29th by Boston Dynamics on their YouTube channel. It shows 3 of the company’s [...]
Chip manufacturing

Major U.S. Chip Supplier to Invest $200M In Taiwan

Taiwan has been a major hub for computer chip manufacturing for many American-based companies. Now, a major chip supplier is helping to keep this dominance running with a massive new investment. Entegris announced on Monday their plans to construct a new $200 million plant in Taiwan. Company president and CEO Bertrand Loy said that construction […]

Pfizer vaccine

Pfizer Warns U.S. about Vaccine Manufacturing Challenges

Pfizer has begun sending out their Covid-19 vaccines to hospitals and other important locations across the country. This is the first part of their vaccine rollout as they work toward producing enough doses to meet nation-wide demand. However, the company has warned the American government that mass production of the vaccine comes with its own […]

Coca Cola cuts staff

Coca-Cola Announces Production Job Cuts After Poor Year

Several industries have seen setbacks due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, one area which some may not be expecting to have taken a hit is the soft drink beverage sector. Yet the recent announcement of job cuts by Coca-Cola gives some new insight as to how hard the company has been hit by the pandemic. […]

MFG Tech

In Response to Pandemic, Manufactures Invest in Digital Tech

It’s safe to say that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the manufacturing scene both domestically and abroad. One of the major problems which manufacturers encountered was their lack of preparedness for such a dramatic shakeup. Now, as a result, companies are looking to invest in digital technologies to better predict what may lie ahead. […]


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