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(TechInnovation) Additive Ups the Ante in a Changing Supply Chain (Industry Week)

Benny Buller writes for Industry Week: Nearly all supply chains are experiencing stress coming out of the pandemic, even if only in transportation of their products. Labor, materials, capital and strength of dependent networks are holding back many industries from meeting the surge in demand for goods and services.

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(Technology) Partnerships Fueling Commercial EV Growth (Industry Week)

Peter Fretty writes for Industry Week: Proterra Inc. recently announced an agreement with ROUSH CleanTech and Penske Truck Leasing, under which the Burlingame, California-based company will supply its battery technology to ROUSH CleanTech for the development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck.

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(TechInnovation) Building the World’s Largest Telescope (Industry Week)

Peter Fretty writes for Industry Week: While some complex production processes can take days or weeks, creating something as monumental as the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is in its own realm with individual steps measured in months and years.

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(USA) GlobalFoundries Announces New Semiconductor Fab in New York (Industry Week)

IW Staff writes: A major semiconductor manufacturer is making a play to expand its U.S. manufacturing operations. GlobalFoundries Inc. announced July 19 it would be making a $1 billion expansion in order to address the global semiconductor shortage.

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(USA) US Manufacturing Productivity Is Falling, and It’s Cause for Alarm (Industry Week)

Robert Atkinson writes for Industry Week: The U.S. economy has been in a productivity depression for more than a decade, suffering from a historically unprecedented slowdown in labor productivity growth. The issue is finally getting attention, at least among some scholars and think tanks.

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