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Manufacturing Loses Jobs in April on Auto Layoffs

May 7, 2021
Manufacturing lost 18,000 jobs last month as temporary layoffs in the auto industry related to a computer chip shortage took hold, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics figures.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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Mitsubishi Electric Shows Advanced Tech in Demonstration Vehicle

May 6, 2021
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. announced Project Emerald Dove, a premium in-vehicle cabin experience using the latest and most powerful computing platform.
By Mitsubishi Electric Press Release
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U.S. Cutting Tool Orders Rise on Monthly Basis in February

May 5, 2021
February 2021 U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $149.5 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up 3.3 percent from January's $144.8 million and down 17.1 percent when compared with the $180.3 million reported for February 2020.
By USCTI, AMT Press Release
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GM Quarterly Profit Surges

May 5, 2021
General Motors Co. said today its first-quarter profit rose sharply compared with a year earlier despite having to deal with a global shortage of computer chips.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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3D Systems Announces Expansion

May 4, 2021
3D Systems announced an expansion in Denver to support its health care solutions business and expand application development capabilities for its Application Innovation Group.
By 3D Systems Press Release
Manufacturing Adds 38,000 Jobs in October

Manufacturing Remains at Strong Levels, ISM Says

May 3, 2021
Manufacturing continued to operate at strong levels in April, the Institute for Supply Management said today.
Bill Koenig
By Bill Koenig Senior Editor, SME Media
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