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Logistics, Process, Regulations

U.S.-China Commission Examines Critical Vulnerability in the Global Supply Chain: China

June 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Witnesses testified to the threat of China’s supply chain dominance before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Thursday, highlighting the need to bolster domestic manufacturing. The commission’s investigation comes as the global supply chain has been buffeted by the […]


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Guardian Bikes Building An Automated Bike Factory In Indiana

May 17, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Earlier this year, Guardian Bikes announced it would build a highly automated factory to move production of its safety-focused kids’ bikes to the U.S. Guardian has selected a site at the Freeman Field Industrial Park in Seymour, IN, where the […]


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 […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

Deputy Commerce Secretary Joins Michigan Lawmakers to Make the Case for the Bipartisan Innovation Act

May 10, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves traveled to Michigan on Monday to meet with top Wolverine State lawmakers to discuss ways both to fix supply chains and jump start small and medium manufacturers. Graves, flanked by Sens. Gary Peters (D) […]


Design & Planning, Logistics, Process

Survey Says Supply-Chain Issues Remain Key Hurdle For Design Engineers

April 27, 2022

Via: Design News

As product design gets more complicated, design engineering has become a more complicated, multi-faceted task. But there’s also good news for engineers, as design tools are improving and engineers have been able to keep pace with faster time-to-market cycles. Those […]


Logistics, Process

Designing a More Responsive Supply Chain: 7 Strategies for Manufacturers

April 18, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Supply chain operations are critical to manufacturers’ success. One that’s slow or frequently disrupted will hinder a business’s ability to impress clients and reduce costs, regardless of a product’s quality. Companies must design a responsive supply chain, whether they run […]


Logistics, Process

Brown-Forman Structures Tech Leadership Around Supply Chain

April 15, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Jack Daniel’s whiskey maker Brown-Forman Corp. in March restructured its technology leadership around the supply chain, which the company’s chief financial officer has identified as a source of pressure. For Brown-Forman, glass supply pressures were the largest driver of supply-chain […]


Logistics, Process

7 Critical Flaws in the Manufacturing Supply Chain and How to Correct Them

March 21, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Supply chain issues have affected virtually every industry over the past few years. However, manufacturers have felt the impact of these challenges more than most. While just 38.8% of all small businesses have experienced supplier delays in a U.S. Census […]


Logistics, Process, Regulations

Biden Announces $35 Million Investment in Domestic Rare Earth Elements Supply Chain

February 23, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In the midst of an uncertain future for America’s increasingly unstable relationship with Russia and China, some of the world’s largest exporters of rare-earth minerals, President Biden on Tuesday announced a multi-million dollar investment in a California-based rare earth facility, […]


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2022 Manufacturing Outlook and Opportunities

February 15, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

2022 is shaping up to be a year of opportunity for manufacturers in spite of ongoing concerns regarding business resiliency, supply chain instability, manpower shortages and economic uncertainty exacerbated by the Omicron variant. Manufacturers experiencing strong and consistent growth have […]