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Manufacturing Returns to Expansion in January

Durable Goods Orders Rise on Aircraft

November 25, 2020
Durable goods orders rose last month, boosted by commercial and defense aircraft, the U.S. Commerce said today.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Boeing 737

Boeing 737 Max Gets U.S. Approval to Fly Again

November 18, 2020
The Federal Aviation Administration lifted a grounding order on Boeing Co.'s 737 Max that had been in effect since early 2019.
By Boeing Co. Press Release
Manufacturers Say Cybersecurity Threats Starting to Overwhelm Resources

Manufacturers Say Cybersecurity Threats Starting to Overwhelm Resources

November 17, 2020
Most manufacturing executives participating in a survey said cybersecurity threats are beginning to overwhelm their resources.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Ford Motor Co.’s Dearborn Truck plant reopened in May after a COVID-19 shutdown.

Manufacturing (Mostly) Bounces Back After COVID-19

November 17, 2020
Going into this year, economic improvement was forecast for manufacturing after a sluggish second half of 2019. Things weren’t expected to boom, but a solid economic year was supposed to be in the offing.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
The Diversification Crisis in Manufacturing

The Diversification Crisis in Manufacturing

November 12, 2020
According to a survey conducted by ISM, 75 percent of U.S. manufacturing companies experienced delayed resources and materials due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has forced manufacturers to rethink supply chains to allow for product diversification.
By Claudia Jarrett United States Country Manager, EU Automation
Machine Tool Orders Decline in May Amid Pandemic

Machine Tool Orders Surge in September

November 9, 2020
Machine tool orders gained in September as manufacturing recovered from a severe recession.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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