Tag: supply shortages

Industry Focus Areas, Medical

FDA extends pandemic-era policy allowing certain device, production changes without prior approval

November 2, 2023

Via: MedTech Dive

The guidance, first issued in May 2020, was supposed to expire at the end of the public health emergency. The policy allowed for any required production process changes, like social distancing, or manufacturing changes due to supply chain shortages, which […]

Logistics, Process

Manufacturing’s Playbook: A More Resilient Supply Chain

June 30, 2021

Via: Industry Today

We’ve hit the 100-day mark of Biden’s enforced supply chain review. The executive order is a welcome first step in the fortification of U.S. supply chains, especially when you consider 35% of manufacturers are likely to be disrupted over the […]

Process, Production

Manufacturing Output Increased in April for a Second Month

May 14, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. manufacturing output rose in April by slightly more than expected, suggesting further improvement for factories that are otherwise buffeted by supply shortages and shipping challenges. Factory output increased by 0.4% in April, after an upwardly revised 3.1% jump in […]