Weekly Wrap Up For June 28th, 2019

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Scott Ellyson, CEO and co-founder of East West Manufacturing joins Manufacturing Talk Radio to discuss the services they offer in the arena of industrial manufacturing, and how they can help develop a prototype or take a prototype into production, with all the advantages of a team of engineers and production people in the U.S. as well as 5 other countries to help their customers make, inventory, pick, pack and ship B2B products, parts or assemblies faster and more effectively than trying to develop all that experience and execution in-house. Check them out at www.ewmfg.com.


Electric planeRegional Airline Commits To World’s First Commercial Electric Plane

The Paris Airshow, the largest aerospace event in the industry, was held last week. When looking at the numbers, the amount of electric planes there amounted to a sideshow. More than 400 planes were sold totally $15 billion dollars as airlines around the world try to compensate for the growing demand for air travel. (Read More)


On this episode of The WAM Podcast, host, Barbara Trautlein, interviews Linda Mott, who has held a variety of roles in the male-dominated utility industry, including BC Hydro’s Employee Engagement Manager for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.  Linda advises us to bring our whole selves to work and is the perfect role model for how to do so— which for her, includes her skills as an amateur magician! 


Tesla BatteriesTesla Looking Into Manufacturing Its Own Batteries

The electric car manufacturer, Tesla, is looking into taking control of another essential part of their supply chain. This research is being done in a secret lab near its Fremont, California headquarters according to a report from CNBC. As of now, the company relies on Panasonic to produce the battery pack and cells that are in Tesla made vehicles, which is probably one of the most significant and essential parts of the car. (Read More)