Weekly Wrap Up for May 4th, 2018

Anthony Nieves, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) discusses the latest roll-up of the numbers, which continue to indicate positive performance in this large sector.

Here Are This Week’s Top Manufacturing Stories

DataXchange E-Learning Now Available

Scytec has launched a new E-Learning website for their machine monitoring system DataXchange. Knowing how to get the most benefits from the machine utilization tracking software is now easier than ever, with the educational courses available for all shop personnel. (Read More)

 


Toyota MotorsToyota to Hire 400 Additional Workers at Mississippi Plant

Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota announced that it would be investing an additional $170 million in their assembly line at Blue Springs, Mississippi, which builds their Corolla sedans. The funds will be used primarily for upgrades and hiring 400 additional workers. Earlier this year Toyota had committed to investing $10 billion in the United States in the next five years and announced on April 26th that it had already invested $4.3 billion in upgrading and increasing its other US manufacturing facilities. This includes the addition of new facilities like their training and visitor center which would cost $10 million. (Read More)


BlockchainToyota to Hire 400 Additional Workers at Mississippi Plant

Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota announced that it would be investing an additional $170 million in their assembly line at Blue Springs, Mississippi, which builds their Corolla sedans. The funds will be used primarily for upgrades and hiring 400 additional workers. Earlier this year Toyota had committed to investing $10 billion in the United States in the next five years and announced on April 26th that it had already invested $4.3 billion in upgrading and increasing its other US manufacturing facilities. This includes the addition of new facilities like their training and visitor center which would cost $10 million. (Read More)


Women And Manufacturing

Haley Stevens is running for Congress in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District to bring the voice of manufacturing to Washington. Haley has dedicated her career to saving and creating good-paying jobs in Michigan. During the Great Recession, Haley served as Chief of Staff on the U.S. Treasury’s Auto Task Force, the team responsible for returning the auto industry to financial stability and saving auto manufacturing jobs. In this episode of Women And Manufacturing, Jennifer McNelly asks Haley about the importance of having the voice of our nation’s manufactures in Washington and how policies that come out of Washington impact jobs in Michigan and around the country. Haley is driven to help leverage the best of technology to keep American manufacturing strong. Tune into Bringing the Voice of Manufacturing to Washington hear Haley Steven’s story.

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