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Made In The USA

Americans Say They Prefer Products Made In The USA and Will Pay More For Them

by Rosemary Coates THE RESULTS ARE IN - Americans say they prefer products that are Made in the USA and they are willing to pay up to 20% more for them. The Reshoring Institute recently surveyed nearly 500 Americans across the country and asked if they prefer to buy products that are labeled “Made in [...]
nikola badger

GM To Continue Discussing Nikola Deal After Latest Controversies

As the Tesla juggernaut continues to dominate the electric vehicle (EV) market, a number of other manufacturers are looking for ways to jump into the rapidly growing EV market. In an effort to quickly make up for lost time, major auto manufacturers are pursuing partnerships with smaller EV start-ups. One partnership in particular, between GM […]

Manufacturing during COVID

COVID Pandemic Speeds Up Changes in Manufacturing

When the Covid-19 pandemic began earlier this year, its impact was felt in many different ways. In China, where the first cases were reported, cities and towns were placed under strict lockdown measures in order to contain the outbreak. This meant that many Chinese factories also shut down, which had a negative impact on manufacturing […]

Weekly Wrap Up For September 9th, 2020

 Micki Vandeloo, President of Lakeview Consulting discusses how manufacturers can use grants to get funding to help the company recover from Covid-19, and to serve new markets as demand shifts to Made in America, and consumption of medical products and other new market needs. Ford’s Q3 Results Place Them Ahead of Competitors Auto sales […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing to Consolidate Dreamline Production in South Carolina after Demand Drops

The demand for air travel still remains low as airliners and aircraft manufacturers prepare for the fourth quarter. As such, the lack of orders is causing those like Boeing to take some cost-cutting measures. Among those is their plan to consolidate production of their 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Back in July, the company said that it […]

Boston Dynamics

How Much Is That Robot Dog In The Window? About $75,000

Recent advances in robotics and artificial intelligence have made a huge impact on industries of all kinds. Now, Boston Dynamics is providing the opportunity to own the latest, and arguably strangest looking, robot technology. Spot, Boston Dynamics’ robotic dog can be yours for the low price of just $74,500. The company says it has already [...]
Ford doubles down

Ford’s Q3 Results Place Them Ahead of Competitors

Auto sales in the United States have begun to recover in recent months following the initial Covid-19-induced downturn. However, some companies have been recovering faster than others. Among the big three automakers, it appears that Ford has managed to eek out an edge based on their recent Q3 report. According to Ford, their third-quarter sales […]

Oil Prices

Oil Prices Expected to Struggle in the Fourth Quarter

Earlier this year, oil prices saw a substantial fall due to a lack of demand caused by Covid-19 and trade disputes between OPEC and Russia. While prices have begun to stabilize, it isn’t expected that they’ll see all that large of an increase in the fourth quarter. Going into the winter, analysts see prices for […]

Weekly Wrap Up For October 2nd, 2020

 Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for September 2020. 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. New Study […]


New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP) Receives $1.5 Million in State Funding

Cedar Knolls, New Jersey – October 1, 2020 – New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) has been awarded $1.5 million in state funding to expand its services, beginning in 2021. The state budget signed by Governor Murphy on Tuesday, calls for $1.5 million to be invested in NJMEP to help stimulate job growth – especially in underserved […]

Manufacturing Day 2020

NJMEP Manufacturing Day Broadcasts Live Video on Manufacturing Talk Radio Website

Gov. Murphy, Rep. Gottheimer, Senate President Sweeney and other Dignitaries Keynote Addresses via Virtual Event Sept. 29, Fairfield, NJ – The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership is hosting a virtual Manufacturing Day Event on October 2, 2020 when manufacturing is highlighted each year on the first Friday in October. Keynote speakers include New Jersey Governor […]

Supply Chain and COVID-19

New Study Offers Insight on Covid’s Manufacturing Impact

Business all around the world has been impacted by Covid-19, with many of them seeing negative effects as a result. Manufacturing has been one of these sectors in which the impacts were felt first, and have consistently remained. Now, new studies are being done to see just how manufacturers responded to the pandemic, and what […]


Ford Set to Challenge Tesla and GM with New Electric Pickup

Across the auto manufacturing industry, companies are preparing to take on Tesla in the all-electric vehicle market. Tesla, known for its all-electric sedans, is also branching out into the truck market with its new Cybertruck pickup model. However, Ford is aiming to set its own offering apart from the rest by sticking closer to its […]


SpaceX Aims to Expand Starlink Network to Landing Ships

While SpaceX has been conducting launches for private and government contracts, they have also been focusing on their own endeavors. In particular, the company has steadily been launching Starlink satellites to build up their new network. Now, they’re trying to further expand testing of their network, starting with their own fleet of vehicles. On Tuesday, […]

Weekly Wrap Up For September 18th, 2020

 Norbert Ore, Director of Industry surveys for Strategas Securities LLP discusses purchasing conditions in Europe, Asia, South America, and areas of the U.S. that reflect a fairly positive restart, at least for the U.S. economy. Mask Manufacturing Tightens Due to Material Shortage With many states experiencing a rise in Covid-19 cases, medical masks are […]


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