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    NorSun to invest $620M in first US solar facility

    The Norway-based company will work with Silfab Solar to supply the manufacturing plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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    Courtesy of Enso and Arup.

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    Enso to build $500M carbon-neutral EV tire factory

    The London-based startup aims to phase out fossil fuel-based raw materials from its tires by 2030.

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    BMW expands South Carolina plant operations

    The automaker opened a $200 million press shop at its Spartanburg facility ahead of its X3 SUV launch.

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    Quality control at Boeing

    Boeing will plead guilty to defrauding FAA

    The aircraft maker accepted the Department of Justice’s agreement as crash victim families vehemently oppose it, calling it a “sweetheart deal.”

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    Manufacturing costs to watch in the second half of 2024

    Uncertainty in the economy is causing manufacturers to tighten their belts, as logistics and supply costs remain vulnerable.

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    WestRock breaks ground on corrugated box ‘superplant’ in Wisconsin

    The "highly automated" Pleasant Prairie facility is one of the packaging maker's largest investments and strategically located to serve the Midwest.

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    American Giant, Walmart launch US-made July 4 T-shirts

    The retail giant is partnering with the 100% American-made apparel manufacturer to sell in 1,700 stores across the country.

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    OSHA proposes rule to protect workers from extreme heat

    The standard would require employers to provide water and rest breaks when high heat creates a hazardous work environment indoors or outdoors.

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    Retrieved from The Chemours Co. on March 28, 2024.

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    Chemours resumes production at Mexico plant

    The chemical maker resumed titanium dioxide production at its Altamira facility after Tropical Storm Alberto brought relief amid the country’s ongoing drought.

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    Opinion

    Understanding the impact of maintenance and reliability on ROI

    Manufacturers should use data and clear KPI metrics to help maintain optimal overall equipment effectiveness, writes ABS Consulting’s Tim Gilmer. 

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    Rogue Valley Microdevices receives $6.7M in CHIPS funding

    The federal investment will nearly triple the company’s manufacturing capacity and support its Palm Bay, Florida, facility.

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    Agco to lay off 6% of workforce, citing ‘weakening demand’

    The farm equipment maker expects to cut its salaried workforce signicantly just days after disclosing some production in Kansas will move to Mexico.

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    Boeing to acquire Spirit AeroSystems for $4.7B

    The aircraft component supplier will also sell production assets to customer Airbus for $559 million.

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    Manufacturing is ‘stuck’: June PMI

    Caution continues to run through the industry as manufacturers hesitate to spend on labor and production with interest rates still high.

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    3 adjustments to make for the DOL overtime rule

    The new rule is set to go into effect today, raising the minimum salary threshold to $43,888. Here's how to ensure you're compliant.

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    SCOTUS overturns Chevron doctrine, limiting federal agency reach

    Federal courts will no longer have to defer to agency regulations for interpretation of ambiguous statutes.

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    1 year later: Strides and hiccups for the cultivated meat industry

    Two chicken products were approved for sale in the U.S. last June, but factory-grown meat products are still facing headwinds like access to capital.

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    GE Aerospace, NASA, team up on hybrid electric airplane engine

    The engine maker and federal agency are modifying GE's Passport engine with hybrid components to create electric aircraft engines for commercial aviation.

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    Courtesy of Condair Group.

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    Condair Group to build evaporative technology plant in Virginia

    The Richmond facility is part of the humidifier maker’s goal to better serve customers in the data center, market such as Microsoft and Amazon.

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    Courtesy of Petmate.

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    Petmate faces $279K in fines for safety violations at Texas plant

    The Labor Department investigated the Arlington, Texas, facility after an employee suffered severe burns while cleaning a foam machine.

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    Cloud security top priority for companies worldwide: Thales report

    More than two in five respondents have had their cloud environments breached, the study found.

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    Entegris to get $75M in CHIPS funding for Colorado plant

    The semiconductor materials plant aims to recruit half its workforce from veterans and military families.

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    Retrieved from Emergent Biosolutions on June 25, 2024
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    Bora Pharmaceuticals acquires Emergent Biosolutions’ Maryland facility

    Approximately 350 employees will transfer to the Taiwan-based drug manufacturer as it looks to expands its North American presence.

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    Courtesy of Topsoe.

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    Topsoe, ABB, Fluor to build joint electrolyzer facility in Virginia

    The collaboration aims to develop a facility with reduced costs and improved safety for making e-fuels.

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    Manufacturing and workforce innovation

    How a small manufacturer made a 4-day workweek make sense

    Machineosaurus Manufacturing Company made the switch last fall. What it learned about the pros and cons of a shortened schedule, and why the CEO says it won't go back.