In March 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Manufacturers are dealing with the fact that the virus has exposed the fact that many domestic brands rely significantly upon China for fulfilling some, part, or nearly all, of their supply chain.
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Durable goods orders increased in September on transportation equipment, the U.S. Commerce Department said today.
Ford Motor Co. today reported a third-quarter earnings rebound on sales of trucks and SUVs. The automaker cautioned some bumps remain.
Manufacturing expanded in October as new orders, production and employment all improved, the Institute for Supply Management said today.
General Motors Co. today reported a third-quarter earnings recovery on sales of high-profit trucks.
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.
Most manufacturing executives participating in a survey said cybersecurity threats are beginning to overwhelm their resources.
The National Safety Council announced that it is applauding President-elect Joe Biden for adding Dr. David Michaels to the Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, ensuring that workplace safety has a voice on the task force, according to a statement.
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COVID-19 vividly underscores the vulnerability of global manufacturing operations and supply chains. The disruption in our supply chains will hamper manufacturing for months and perhaps years. As we reopen and rebuild our economy, we must focus on sustainable manufacturing operations that are pandemic adaptive, resilient, and secure.