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    Biden’s proposed tariffs on China steel, aluminum fall short, industry group says

    The Can Manufacturers Institute is pushing the president to do more than triple the average 7.5% tariff rate under section 301.

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    Common wastewater challenges and how to solve them

    For many businesses, wastewater offers unique challenges that require best-in-class solutions.

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    White House CHIPS funds boost microelectronics innovation

    The $54 million is for small business R&D work in the sector as part of a strategy to boost semiconductor-related fields.

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    Jabil CEO placed on paid leave amid investigation

    CFO Michael Dastoor is stepping in as interim CEO amid an SEC probe into the manufacturer's corporate policies.

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    Rev Group names former Caterpillar executive as CFO

    Amy Campbell takes on the role after former CFO Mark Skonieczny became chief executive over a year ago.

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    Volkswagen Tennessee plant joins UAW in historic vote

    The vast majority of Chattanooga workers voted in favor of joining the union.

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    EPA designates PFOS, PFOA as hazardous substances

    The agency intends to pursue companies that significantly contributed to the release of forever chemicals into the environment.

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    EV, battery projects lead clean energy manufacturing sector in March: E2

    Last month showed over $2 billion in investments promising at least 1,660 jobs across five states.

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    PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats to close Illinois plant

    The food giant will lay off 510 employees at a facility impacted by a recall due to Salmonella contamination.

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    Quality control at Boeing

    Whistleblowers say Boeing’s lack of safety could cost more lives

    Current and former engineers say Boeing cuts corners and threatens those that speak out, endangering passengers.

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    Honda details progress on Ohio EV hub

    The automaker is retooling facilities in Marysville, Anna and East Liberty, Ohio.

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    Deep Dive

    Why aren’t more women joining automotive manufacturing?

    As gender diversity remains an industry challenge, experts say companies can help tackle the problem by expanding childcare options and prioritizing career development and mentorship. 

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    Food companies aren’t ready to comply with traceability rule, says former FDA official

    Frank Yiannas, who helped the agency craft its new food safety tracking policy, said the system is not even a third of the way to meeting the 2026 deadline.

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    Chemical giants must soon slash toxic emissions after new EPA rule

    The regulation will require companies such as 3M and Honeywell to reduce emission levels at 200 plants across the country.

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    Fujifilm invests $1.2B in North Carolina cell culture facility

    The expansion will add to the company's upcoming site focused on antibody drug substance production.

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    Manufacturing could be short 1.9M workers if the talent gap isn’t fixed

    Companies need millions of workers in production and tech roles, a Deloitte and Manufacturing Institute study says. Experts worry the industry can't keep up.

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    Quality control at Boeing

    Boeing needs a culture change to fix safety woes

    The aircraft maker is under pressure to address issues like shadow factories and traveled work as it faces ever-rising scrutiny. 

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    Employers worry training won’t keep pace with tech advancement

    Business leaders say it’s never been harder to plan for future talent requirements, particularly when it comes to AI, according to a World Employment Confederation survey. 

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    Samsung scores $6.4B in CHIPS funds

    The money will aid the chipmaker's Texas manufacturing construction plans and help create at least 21,500 jobs.

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    The great stagnation: Workers feel replaceable amid hiring push

    A disconnect between employer perceptions and worker realities around advancement points to an opportunity for worker upskilling, a report said.

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    SK Battery America cited again for safety violations at Georgia plant

    The EV battery maker was cited for alleged violations related to an October lithium battery fire.

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    More than 80 years later, ‘Rosie the Riveters’ honored by Congress

    'Rosie the Riveters' blazed a trail for women in manufacturing during World War II. On Wednesday, they received the Congressional Gold Medal for their efforts.

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    What is a chief AI officer — and do you need one?

    Not every company will have to jump in and hire an AI executive at the C-suite level, but they are becoming more commonplace, experts said.

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    Conagra Brands to close Wisconsin Birds Eye plant

    The packaged food giant will lay off 252 people as it aims to streamline production and cut costs.

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    Thermo Fisher to lay off 74 workers in California

    The company has been closing and downsizing facilities in the state for months as it faces revenue headwinds.

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    Final overtime rule clears White House review

    If adopted, the proposed rule would increase the minimum annual salary threshold that determines overtime pay eligibility from $35,568 to $55,068.