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The Today in Manufacturing Podcast is brought to you by the editors from Manufacturing.net and Industrial Equipment News (IEN). In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
Corrugated packaging manufacturer Saica Pack USA has withdrawn a proposal for a factory in Greenwood, Indiana.
Generac Power Systems last week agreed to pay a $15.8 million civil penalty over its portable generators.
Last month, a part problem forced Boeing to delay a "significant number" of 737 Max planes.
Ford is doing everything it can to turn the EV corner and the Model e, the company’s EV business unit, is under the gun.
Generation Z is a hot topic. The oldest members of Gen Z will turn 26 this year and some manufacturers have struggled to accommodate the youngest generation of workers.
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The NTSB last Thursday came out with a report detailing lithium-ion batteries, and other possible ignition sources, that can create a fire safety risk while scrap materials are being transported.
Nearly three months ago, Hyundai and Kia unveiled software that was designed to thwart an epidemic of thefts of their vehicles.
It would put the waste to good use, but could put road crews at risk of excessive exposure to radioactivity and jeopardize water quality.
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