A Closer Look at the Freakout over the Anti-Circumvention Investigation into Solar Panel Imports

May 12, 2022

Category: Regulations

Earlier this week we covered Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo’s appearance in front of a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, where she fielded questions about Commerce’s anti-circumvention investigation into solar panel imports from southeast Asia. Lawmakers told her to hurry up with the […]

Musk’s SpaceX Lifts Four Astronauts Into Space

April 27, 2022

SpaceX blasted four astronauts toward the International Space Station early Wednesday morning in a mission that comes as billionaire founder Elon Musk prepares to add Twitter Inc. to the roster of companies he runs. A Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Falcon […]

Shanghai Lockdown Leads to Logistics Disarray, With Quarantined Truckers, Piled-Up Containers

April 21, 2022

Category: Logistics, Process

Zhu Zhongtao, a Shanghai-based truck driver, was hauling a load of supplies urgently needed by a local manufacturer in a nearby city when he was unexpectedly sent to quarantine. Driving from Shanghai, the center of China’s current Covid-19 outbreak, Mr. […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

FAA Approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter, Marking Important Milestone in US Type Certification Process

May 16, 2022

Via: ASD News

German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter is delighted to announce that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued the Special Class Airworthiness Criteria for the Wingcopter 198 US unmanned aircraft. This approval marks a critical milestone in the certification process of […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Examining the Gender Gap in Manufacturing: 5 Potential Solutions for 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturing is a booming industry, but it has yet to capitalize on much of its available talent pool. Like many industrial sectors, manufacturing faces a considerable and long-standing gender gap. Workforces that lack gender diversity will struggle to reach their […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Exports Thousands of Giga Shanghai EVs Again — Amid COVID Lockdowns Suspending Production

May 16, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla exports thousands of Gigafactory Shanghai electric vehicles or EVs for the second time since it first shipped vehicles after its production suspension, which was brought upon by the COVID-19 lockdown in China. The American EV tech giant of billionaire […]

Logistics, Process

How to Increase Agility in the Chemical Supply Chain

May 13, 2022

Via: Industry Today

The chemical industry is essential to the health of the global economy, influencing many other industries including the textile, automobile, and pharmaceutical industries. Incredibly, the chemical industry affects the production of more than 96% of the manufactured goods we use […]