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Manufacturing Bill Supporting Metal Manufacturers Signed into Law

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Assemblywoman Nancy Munoz and Assemblyman Anthony Bucco have sponsored Senate Bill 515 / Assembly Bill 4060, which reduces taxes on metal manufacturers, eliminating the tax on sand, binders, washes and other material used in the manufacturing process.  Governor Phil Murphy signed the bill into Law on May 10, […]


New Legislation To Boost Advanced Manufacturing in the US

In an effort to enhance America’s competitiveness in advanced manufacturing on a global scale, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Chris Coons (D-DE) have introduced The Global Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced May 10th would expand the national network of linked Manufacturing USA institutes Manufacturing USA is a national network of […]

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Swedish Aircraft Manufacturer To Build New Factory In Indiana

Global defense and security company Saab has announced plans to build a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in West Lafayette, Indiana. The new plant will manufacture a substantial portion of the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation T-X jet trainer. “This is a historic moment for Saab,” said President & CEO of Saab, Håkan Buskhe. “After careful consideration, […]


Weekly Wrap Up for May 10th, 2019

Dr. Chris Kuehl, author of the monthly Credit Manager’s Index report, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the latest details in the world of credit managers, as well as general economic conditions in the manufacturing industry. The Association For Manufacturing Technology Invites You To The MT360 Conference To accelerate the integration of […]

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Metals Fraud the Cause of $700 Million Rocket Failure

According to NASA officials, falsified certifications on thousands of aluminum parts is the root cause of the failure of a 2011 satellite launch. The faked test results and subsequent faulty parts provided to NASA resulted in not one but two failed satellite launches. Sapa Profiles Inc., located in Oregon, has admitted that employees faked test […]


What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?

Getting high school students interested in a career in manufacturing has been a challenge. Most students regard manufacturing work as dirty, dangerous, low-paying work. Making matters worse, only 35% of parents indicate they would encourage their son or daughter to consider a career in manufacturing. So who better to help get the message to students […]


The Association For Manufacturing Technology Invites You To The MT360 Conference

To accelerate the integration of emerging technologies into manufacturing applications, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology has created the MT360 Conference. Held June 18 to 20, 2019, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif., MT360 will feature more than 30 TED-type talks. Presentations focus on four transformative technologies: additive manufacturing, augmented reality, […]


Google Affiliate Wing Aviation Receives FAA Approval For Drone Deliveries

The Google affiliate Wing Aviation has received approval from the federal government to make commercial deliveries by drone. This marks the first time a corporation has gotten a federal air carrier certification for drone based deliveries. Approval from the Federal Aviation Administration means that Wing Aviation can operate commercial drone flights in designated parts of […]


Weekly Wrap Up For April 26th, 2019

Above is just one of the many interviews are host Lew Weiss conducted at this years ISM 2019. For every intriguing discussion be sure to check out our dedicated page for the event! Russian Aluminum Giant Rusal Invests $200 Million In Kentucky Mill United Company RUSAL, the second largest producer of aluminum on the world, […]

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Expands Their Airbag Failure Investigation

Automotive Safety regulators in the U.S. have expanded their investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include an additional 12.3 million vehicles due to the devices not inflating properly. This issue may have led to 8 separate incidents that resulted in fatalities. Vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, and Fiat Chrysler between 2010 and […]


Take a look inside “the machine that builds the machine”

Designed from the ground up to reimagine everything about how a factory works and push the limits of the men and women who build it, Tesla’s Gigafactory, located in Sparks, Nevada has earned the nickname “the machine that builds the machine,” from Tesla founder Elon Musk. The roof of the factory alone is a marvel […]


Russian Aluminum Giant Rusal Invests $200 Million In Kentucky Mill

United Company RUSAL, the second largest producer of aluminum on the world, has committed to a 10-year, $200 million investment in Kentucky-based Braidy Industries. The deal will make Rusal the single provider of low-carbon aluminum for Braidy Industries’ new rolling mill which is slated to begin production in 2020. The deal is the result of […]


Boeing Orders and Deliveries Have Fallen In Wake Of Fatal Crashes

Boeing has failed to gain any orders for its new 737 Max airliner in March as critics began slamming the plane for having two fatal crashes in a matter of five months. Deliveries of the 737 Max also fell from 26 in February to 11 in March. Although this number isn’t too surprising considering Boeing […]


Researchers Utilize Fab Lab To 3D Print Using Recycled Plastic

A recent trend in the manufacturing industry has been Fab labs, small forums where tools are provided to creators for creative manufacturing. Oftentimes these projects are centered around 3D printing and 3D design. A big part of these experiments is obviously the materials used, and now researchers are looking into using recycled plastics in their […]


Aerospace Startup Rocket Lab Adding Satellite Manufacturing To Services

Rocket Lab, a huge new startup in the NewSpace category, has added satellite manufacturing to its list of services it provides customers. The company has already demonstrated its launch capabilities and has begun sending various payloads into space. According to a recent statement from the company, they are now able to offer fully built satellites […]



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