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    Athletic Brewing buys second San Diego facility

    The nonalcoholic beer category leader is expanding its manufacturing footprint in order to capitalize on the growth of its brews.

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    7 stats that show how inflation, AI are reshaping employee expectations

    2024’s talent trends will likely drive “seismic change” in the world of work, ADP research says.

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    Intel chip equipment ‘super load’ makes its way across Ohio

    The delivery is one of 24 massive loads bringing air processing machinery to the upcoming $28 billion manufacturing campus.

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    Trump could roll back Inflation Reduction Act tax credits if reelected

    Volkswagen and Samsung SDI leaders expressed concerns at a conference last week about the stability of the IRA should the administration change.

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    Tupperware shutters only US manufacturing facility

    The iconic food storage company will lay off nearly 150 employees as executives worry about its ability to continue operating.

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    Colgate-Palmolive scales AI plans

    The household product maker plans to train all non-plant workers on basic AI principles.

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    Kyowa Kirin will build $530M Research Triangle Park biologics facilty

    The North Carolina site will create 100 jobs and have room for future expansion to scale drug manufacturing capacity.

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    Screenshot: [U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation/YouTube]

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    FAA was too ‘hands off’ with Boeing: agency chief

    The agency's administrator said that more inspectors will be sent to Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems’ factories to maintain tighter oversight before production can ramp up.

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    Fixing engagement? Consider employee workload, report says

    Heavy workloads can interfere with workers’ plans to use paid time off and vacation, may cause burnout too, said a McLean & Co. leader.

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    Bridgestone laying off 118 workers in Des Moines, Iowa

    The move comes as the tire manufacturer contends with falling demand across multiple continents.

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    Ineffective leadership poses biggest people risk to organizations, HR pros say

    Poor succession planning and use of worker skills are worsened by bad management, according to a Mercer and Marsh report.

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    Rockwell Automation taps Nvidia to bring AI to its bots

    The automation company will use the chipmaker’s software in its Otto autonomous mobile robots meant for manufacturing facilities.

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    Rocket Lab to receive $24M in CHIPS funding, expand New Mexico plant

    The funds will help double solar cell production at the aerospace component maker’s Albuquerque facility.

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    Smithfield buys dry sausage plant from Cargill

    The Nashville, Tennessee, facility has the capacity to make 50 million pounds of pizza toppings, charcuterie and other goods.

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    UAW reaches tentative agreement with Ultium Cells’ Ohio facility

    The deal includes increased wages for Lordstown workers, which most will see immediately upon ratification.

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    Hino Motors to close Arkansas plant, lay off 1,300 workers

    The truck and engine manufacturer plans to close its largest U.S. plant as it exits the auto parts business.

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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    Failing to reach a deal by Friday could have meant longer processing times for shippers.

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    Stand out in the crowd: leveraging contract manufacturing marketing

    With longer sales cycles and increased competition, experts say companies must use consistent, creative marketing strategies to capture customers.

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    Canadian border agents set Friday strike deadline

    The Canadian border would remain open during a strike, but shippers should plan for longer processing times.

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    Ruiz Food Products to close California plant

    The frozen food manufacturer will lay off 215 workers at its Tulare plant starting Aug. 30.

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    Chemours replaces CFO

    Shane Hostetter succeeds Jonathan Lock, who resigned after an investigation found he and other top executives manipulated over $500 million in vendor payments.

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    ITC advances tariff petition of 7 US solar manufacturers

    The decision follows the expiration of a two-year moratorium on Southeast Asian solar import duties.

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    Billerud scraps $1B cartonboard plant plan

    The packaging manufacturer is pulling back amid a soft boxboard market. Industry observers say others may follow suit.

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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

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    Intel, Apollo strike joint venture at chipmaker’s Ireland facility

    The agreement is part of the chip giant's external funding strategy to help fuel its global manufacturing plans.