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Durable Goods Orders Increase in May Based on Transportation

June 24, 2021
New orders for manufactured durable goods in May increased $5.7 billion (2.3 percent) to $253.3 billion. The increase followed a 0.8 percent April decrease.
By SME Media Staff
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Workforce Development for Global Competitiveness

June 24, 2021
A widening skills gap threatens U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and consequently our economy. A talent pipeline with a sufficient supply of properly aligned skills is imperative to meet U.S. manufacturers’ needs for capacity, productivity and innovation.
Harry Moser
By Harry Moser Founder/President, Reshoring Initiative
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LEO Lane Enters Partnership With HP

June 21, 2021
LEO Lane, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based software company, has entered a partnership with HP concerning 3D printing.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
Matthew Winslow

Developing Next-Gen Manufacturing Professionals

June 18, 2021
Recruiting, training and retaining manufacturing workers is a constant challenge. The skills gap is real and growing, but the manufacturing industry has several tools to deal with this challenge.
Matthew Winslow
By Matthew Winslow Lead Instructor, Davis Technical College
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Drive for EVs Challenges Auto Industry as Never Before

June 16, 2021
Automakers during this decade face a big challenge. They are having to invest in electric vehicles. But EVs, at least for now, won’t generate the profits of conventional vehicles, according to an annual report by consulting firm AlixPartners.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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Google Cloud Expands Relationship With Johnson Controls

June 15, 2021
Google Cloud today announced an expanded relationship with Johnson Controls that will involve the leading building technology and solutions company running SAP’s Enterprise Resource Pning Central Component (ECC) environment on Google Cloud.
By Google Cloud Press Release
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