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  • A rendering of the Archer Aviation facility in Georgia, with green bushes, a gray side walk and stairs, and the words ARCHER in capital letters on the building.
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    Archer Aviation, Stellantis begin construction of air taxi manufacturing plant

    The facility could produce up to 2,300 electric aircraft annually. 

    By March 14, 2023
  • PackGene and state officials at the ground breaking of the manufacturer's new facility in Houston, Texas.
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    PackGene breaks ground on new biomanufacturing facility in Texas

    The contract biomanufacturer will expand in Houston, which is quickly emerging as a hub for life sciences.

    By March 14, 2023
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    The Manufacturing Outlook for 2023

    Take a look at what’s ahead for the manufacturing industry this year, from a continued labor crunch to regulatory and tech upgrades, and how companies are preparing for the changing landscape. 

    By Manufacturing Dive staff
  • A silver Hyundai Kona Electric Highlander parked under the sun with a beige background.
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    Hyundai’s Georgia EV campus attracts another supplier

    Auto parts manufacturer PHA will spend $67 million on a new factory in Georgia to supply the Metaplant with door modules, tailgates and hood latches.

    By March 13, 2023
  • Hands of worker working with digital tablet check product on the conveyor belt in the beverage factory.
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    How manufacturers can integrate digital tools into employee training

    Tablets and cell phones can offer convenient ways to more quickly train new workers on how to use equipment and understand operations. 

    By Michelle No • March 10, 2023
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    Hyundai supplier to pay $1.3M in penalties for 2016 worker death

    It’s an additional set of fines for the manufacturer after a Justice Department ruling in 2020, which also imposed a three-year safety compliance plan.

    By March 10, 2023
  • The USS John Warner in black, but tip is painted in red, white, and blue, laying on a fleet carrier under the sun.
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    Additive manufacturer to produce Navy submarine parts

    Sintavia will build nuclear propulsion systems at a new facility in Hollywood, Florida.

    By March 9, 2023
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    Tyson meatpacking workers sue company over pandemic protections

    The suit filed by 34 current and former employees claim the poultry giant put profit over its workers’ well-being.

    By Chris Casey • March 9, 2023
  • An digital image of what Rivada's satellite constellation might look like.
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    Terran Orbital lands $2.4B satellite manufacturing contract

    The satellite manufacturer will produce 300 low-Earth orbit satellites for Rivada Space Networks’ internet constellation. 

    By March 8, 2023
  • A nuclear plant stands behind transmission lines at night.
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    Constellation Energy starts nuclear-powered hydrogen production at Nine Mile Point

    The nuclear-powered hydrogen demonstration is the last to launch of three projects announced by the DOE in November.

    By Diana DiGangi • March 8, 2023
  • An eemployee installs a pin on an eight-speed transmission at the Kokomo Transmission Plant.
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    Stellantis to spend $155M on Indiana EV production

    The investment comes after the automaker ceased operations at its Illinois assembly plant to account for rising electrification costs.

    By March 8, 2023
  • A black letter R inside a white and square consist of blue-green cubes in a lobby.
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    Biomanufacturing startup sells third facility as part of financing strategy

    This is the third lease buyback deal National Resilience has struck with Oxford Properties Group, in a bid to raise capital while retaining operational control of the sites.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Chip supplier reports $200M revenue hit after ransomware attack halted operations

    MKS Instruments said manufacturing parts for semiconductors and advanced electronics were delayed following the February incident. 

    By David Jones • March 7, 2023
  • 3d render of automatic car production line with robotic arms welding parts.
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    Another Hyundai supplier to expand near Georgia EV campus

    Sewon America will open its second facility in the state as Hyundai's planned $5.5 billion factory becomes a magnet for additional investment.

    By March 7, 2023
  • Aerial image of what Scout Motor's South Carolina plant will look like.
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    Scout Motors to build $2B EV plant

    The Volkswagen-backed automaker will build electric trucks and rugged SUVs at the facility near Columbia, South Carolina.

    By March 6, 2023
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    How one food manufacturer leverages on-demand ingredients in volatile times

    Ingredion has expanded its portfolio to include more than 1,300 ingredients to strengthen operations against possible market downturns.

    By Christopher Doering • March 6, 2023
  • A beautifully lit scene with sunbeams on an offshore wind farm turbine.
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    Siemens Gamesa plans New York offshore wind turbine parts facility

    The proposed plant is part of the company’s plan to scale its East Coast supply chain. The company is one of six manufacturers to submit bids to New York state for such projects.

    By March 6, 2023
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    Unlocking agility and business growth in manufacturing

    Learn how to identify when it’s time to adopt a new management system and the benefits you will gain by upgrading.

    By Parker Coffman • March 6, 2023
  • The GE turbine engine on a Boeing 787 dreamliner passenger aircraft at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
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    General Electric to spend more than $450M on US factories this year

    The company is investing in its aerospace and energy businesses as it prepares for next year's spinoff. 

    By March 3, 2023
  • The Ford F-150 Lightning is an electric version of a popular Ford line.
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    Ford to restart F-150 Lightning production after 5-week pause

    The automaker halted production last month due to a potential battery issue.

    By Updated March 2, 2023
  • Rivian electric truck during its public debut
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    Rivian recalls more than 12,000 vehicles

    The recall equals nearly half the EV company’s total production last year, as it strains to scale capacity.

    By March 2, 2023
  • The exterior of a Tesla dealership with the sun set beaming off the window, and a blue car and a white car parked at the front.
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    Tesla to build next gigafactory in Mexico

    The company is expanding production worldwide as it aims to produce 20 million EVs a year.

    By March 2, 2023
  • Rivian electric pickup trucks are parked in a line.
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    Rivian bets big on scaling production as snags continue

    The embattled EV startup says parts consolidation and manufacturing upgrades will help it more than double its annual capacity.

    By March 2, 2023
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    Inside a federally funded strategy to strengthen US lithium supply chains

    The U.S. is behind in its goal to expand production of battery materials. Here’s how one Energy Department-backed group thinks the country can catch up.

    By March 2, 2023
  • Chunks of lithium resting on a table with its a tab containing its periodic table number leaning against it.
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    Li-Cycle gets $375M federal loan for New York facility

    The loan is the first a pure-play battery recycler has received under the Energy Department's Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing program.

    By March 1, 2023
  • A worker grinds a weld on a safe that is being manufactured at Liberty Safe Company on March 22, 2022 in Payson, Utah.
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    Manufacturing outlook improves slightly as contraction slows in February

    New orders and order backlog levels improved last month with demand "on the road to recovery."

    By March 1, 2023