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Every week, we cover the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
It has been a good week for the United Auto Workers.
Last week, Michelin announced that it is winding down tire making operations in Ardmore, Oklahoma, eliminating 1,400 jobs.
Unconditional Love, which does business as Hello Bello, is a diaper and baby products company founded by actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard. The company recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing higher shipping costs, increased purchase prices and delayed shipment of raw materials.
Marines with the Tactical Training and Exercise Control Group, along with the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command and the Office of Naval Research, recently tested a quadruped robotic platform referred to as the “robotic goat.”
Smashmallow was a startup backed by food investment firm Sonoma Brands. As the company looked to scale, it turned to Tanis Food Tec, a Dutch machine builder.
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The AI experts at Micropsi Industries recently partnered with Deprag, an international industrial tool supplier, to create an automated screwdriving solution.
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