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reuters.com - Gabriel Crossley - China's manufacturing recovery masks strains on smaller factories, export uncertainty
China's manufacturing recovery masks strains on smaller factories, export uncertainty
Reuters

BEIJINGBEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese industrial activity has snapped back to pre-coronavirus growth levels, with factory surveys hitting multi-year highs in November, but the headline expansion masks struggles for smaller firms and looming pressures…

news24.com - Lameez Omarjee - Recovery of South Africa's manufacturing sector losing momentum | Fin24
Recovery of South Africa's manufacturing sector losing momentum | Fin24
News24

The November ABSA Purchasing Manager's Index, which measures economic activity in the manufacturing sector, has declined to the lowest level since July. The drop indicates that a recovery in SA manufacturing sector is starting to lose momentum.

ft.com - Stephanie Findlay in Sriperumbudur - Manufacturers look to India to tap market and diversify supply chains
Manufacturers look to India to tap market and diversify supply chains
Financial Times

The deserted Nokia factory in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu was once a symbol of the country's struggle to boost electronics manufacturing. In 2014, Nokia shut production in Sriperumbudur — its largest plant in the world with more…

bloomberg.com - Brian Eckhouse - Biggest U.S. Solar Manufacturer Wants to Keep Trump's Tariffs
Biggest U.S. Solar Manufacturer Wants to Keep Trump's Tariffs
Bloomberg

America's biggest solar manufacturer wants President-elect Joe Biden to preserve the Trump administration's tariffs on imported panels or add other measures to help compete against China. “If you want continued American innovation, you have…

axios.com - Dion Rabouin - Manufacturing industry confidence stays strong as investment grows
Manufacturing industry confidence stays strong as investment grows
Axios

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indianexpress.com - ENS Economic Bureau - 'Pace of manufacturing activity slows in Nov, PMI hits 3-month low'
'Pace of manufacturing activity slows in Nov, PMI hits 3-month low'
The Indian Express

The nation's manufacturing sector lost momentum in November with the latest Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) declining from the October level, IHS Markit survey said. While posting 56.3 in November, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit India…

foxbusiness.com - Angelica Stabile - Biden Treasury pick Yellen has had 'very productive relationship' with manufacturers: Industry leader
Biden Treasury pick Yellen has had 'very productive relationship' with manufacturers: Industry leader
Fox Business

If Janet Yellen is confirmed as Treasury Secretary, she would be entering the Biden administration having forged a 'productive relationship' with manufacturers, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) president Jay Timmons said Tuesday.

thehindu.com - Special Correspondent - PMI shows manufacturing losing steam
PMI shows manufacturing losing steam
The Hindu

Industry Work has restarted in a limited way as per Tamil Nadu Government mandated restrictions in a leather footwear MSME export unit in Guindy Industrial Estate, Chennai. Photo: Bijoy Ghosh | Photo Credit: Bijoy Ghosh Special…

engineeringnews.co.za - Darren Parker - Counterfeit goods a costly threat to local manufacturing
Counterfeit goods a costly threat to local manufacturing
Engineering News

An influx of inferior-quality competitive electrical connector products into South Africa is a threat to the local manufacturing industry, owing to their unreliability, says electrical connector supplier Alexander and Poole area manager Juanita…

bloomberg.com - David Fickling - Hydrogen Is a Trillion Dollar Bet on the Future
Hydrogen Is a Trillion Dollar Bet on the Future
Bloomberg

Gray hydrogen uses fossil fuels and produces carbon dioxide as a byproduct Blue hydrogen captures and stores most of the carbon dioxide output Gray hydrogen uses fossil fuels and produces carbon dioxide as a byproduct Blue hydrogen captures and…

reuters.com - Lucia Mutikani - U.S. factory activity slows as COVID-19 infections accelerate
U.S. factory activity slows as COVID-19 infections accelerate
Reuters

WASHINGTONWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in November, with new orders retreating from their highest level in nearly 17 years, as a resurgence in COVID-19 cases across the nation kept workers at home and factories…

t.co - Dave Lee in San Francisco - Amazon to roll out tools to monitor factory workers and machines
Amazon to roll out tools to monitor factory workers and machines
t.co

Amazon is rolling out cheap new tools that will allow factories everywhere to monitor their workers and machines, as the tech giant looks to boost its presence in the industrial sector. Launched by Amazon's cloud arm AWS, the new machine…

prweb.com - Three Industry Veterans Join TruFood Manufacturing Affirming Commitmen
Three Industry Veterans Join TruFood Manufacturing Affirming Commitmen
PRWeb

The addition of these three individuals allows TruFood to maintain our ability to deliver industry-best innovation, commercialization and relationship building to our brand partners. Each of these professionals has achieved a remarkable level of…

rappler.com - Agence France-Presse - Virus hampers US manufacturing growth in November 2020 - survey
Virus hampers US manufacturing growth in November 2020 - survey
Rappler

The United States manufacturing sector continued to grow in November but the coronavirus pandemic was still exacting a toll, particularly on employment, a survey said on Tuesday, December 1. The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) manufacturing…

mb.com.ph - Chino S. Leyco - PH manufacturing factory output keeps downward trend
PH manufacturing factory output keeps downward trend
Manila Bulletin

The Philippines' manufacturing output remained on downward trend in November but slowly inching up to stabilization amid renewed signs of recovery momentum, the latest monthly survey of IHS Markit revealed. The Philippines Purchasing Managers'…

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