Category : Manufacturing Minute

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Recognizing Manufacturing Innovation

Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala spotlights the best in the nation By Terry Troy The 2020 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala recognized some of the most innovative manufacturers in the country, at a virtual event last week hosted by the National Association of Manufacturer’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. The awards were presented to individuals and companies honoring world […]

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Cleveland-Cliffs Buys ArcelorMittal

Cleveland-Cliffs Becomes largest flat-rolled steel manufacturer in North America By Terry Troy Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is acquiring ArcelorMittal USA and its subsidiaries for approximately $1.4 billion, making Cleveland-Cliffs the largest flat-rolled steel manufacturer in North America, with combined shipments of approximately 17 million net tons in 2019. The company will also be the largest iron ore […]

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Manufacturers Bullish

Outlook survey shows positivity rising in third quarter By Terry Troy The manufacturing economy has rebounded since the second quarter of 2020. In the latest quarterly Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, conducted by the National Association of Manufacturers last month, 66% of respondents reported a positive outlook for their company in the third quarter, up from 33.9% […]

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Ford, GM End COVID-19 Production

Ventilator Teams Fulfill Commitments By Terry Troy The fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic has reached a significant manufacturing milestone. Both Ford and General Motors are ending ventilator manufacturing operations, having reached their commitment to manufacture ventilators to help combat the virus. In March, GM joined the national effort to fight the virus, partnering with […]

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Company Expands Manufacturing in Ohio

Prince & Izant Plans $2.4 Million Expansion Outside of Cleveland By Terry Troy Indiana’s loss is Ohio’s gain. Prince & Izant Company, a global provider of brazing alloys and metal joining products is expanding its operations in Parma, just outside of Cleveland. The 30,000 square-foot expansion will increase manufacturing capacity at the campus to meet […]

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America Makes Announces Winners

Awardees of Model Challenge to Split $235,000 By Terry Troy Ingenuity and innovation valuable commodities for manufacturing in Ohio and today is no different. Ohio’s manufacturing workforce is the third largest in the nation and at $104.6 billion it’s one of the largest industries in the state. Ohio’s manufacturing sector employs 700,000 dedicated and well […]

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Trade Changes Come Online

Which manufacturing sectors will benefit? By Terry Troy While Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia marked the opening of the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) with a visit to Columbus last week, trade associations around the country applauded its eventual impact on manufacturing. It’s pretty much accepted by trade associations like the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) that […]