Manufacturing Recovery Stymied as Workers Juggle Child Care

September 16, 2020

Many factory workers are staying home to watch children who aren’t at day care or school because of the coronavirus pandemic, in another challenge to U.S. manufacturers working to rev up assembly lines. Orders and output for many manufacturers are […]

Tesla is a ‘tech on wheels’ company, and that gives it room to run, trader says

September 9, 2020


Tesla may be down 30% in the past week, but don’t count the stock out, says Ascent Wealth Partners managing director Todd Gordon. The value of the stock, a frequent focus in the bull-bear debate, depends on how an investor […]

Ford tells employees buyouts are coming as it aims to cut white collar workforce by roughly 1,400

September 2, 2020


Ford Motor told employees Wednesday that it plans to trim its white collar workforce with buyouts for some salaried workers, according to an internal memo seen by CNBC. The company is hoping to voluntarily eliminate at least 1,400 jobs, spokesman […]

Design & Planning, Process

Massachusetts Metalcaster Established Over a Century Ago Leaps Forward with 3D Mold Printing

September 15, 2020

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

DW Clark is a multi-alloy metal casting company originally founded in 1902. Through years of steady growth the company today boasts two large sites in Massachusetts, USA. DW Clark provides high quality sand and centrifugal castings and associated services across […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Managing Safety at Your Factory

September 15, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Safety is a top priority for any factory, but there’s always room for improvement. When you’re working in a busy environment with heavy equipment, there is the potential for accidents, which means people always have to be alert and complacency […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM isn’t traveling alone into the EV era

September 14, 2020

Via: Automotive News

DETROIT — General Motors’ latest strategy: Give and take. Partnerships with Honda Motor Co., electric vehicle startup Nikola Corp. and battery supplier LG Chem show GM’s willingness to share technology and manufacturing power for the mutual benefit of itself and […]