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ft.com - Andy Bounds - Rochdale hopes machine centre will manufacture revival in fortunes
Rochdale hopes machine centre will manufacture revival in fortunes
Financial Times

Many strategies have been attempted to regenerate England's post-industrial towns, from museums to indoor ski slopes and railway stations. Rochdale, part of Greater Manchester, has had a radical idea: a global centre of excellence for machine tool…

beaconjournal.com - Amanda Garrett, Akron Beacon Journal - Manufacturing 5.0: We're at the beginning of a new industrial revolution
Manufacturing 5.0: We're at the beginning of a new industrial revolution
Akron Beacon Journal

In the wee hours of Easter morning 2020 — as the pandemic raged and most people were sleeping — there was a quiet but important handoff happening in Ohio. About 2 a.m. a group of about 20 companies turned over a 3D-printed mold to…

nj.com - South Jersey Times Editorial Board - Top industry of 2021: Manufacturing outrage
Top industry of 2021: Manufacturing outrage
nj

After this, believe that the business of manufactured outrage will be the most profitable industry of 2021. The incident involves Stacy Pennington, deputy administrator of Salem County — who is also its human resources officer — and a…

ttnews.com - Manufacturing Output Increased in April for a Second Month
Manufacturing Output Increased in April for a Second Month
Transport Topics

A worker at the Arcimoto manufacturing facility in Eugene, Ore., on April 19. (Alisha Jucevic/Bloomberg) [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] U.S. manufacturing output rose in April by slightly more than expected…

odt.co.nz - Manufacturing eases
Manufacturing eases
Otago Daily Times Online News

Overall activity in Otago and Southland's manufacturing sector in April has fallen, the latest Performance of Manufacturing index shows. The PMI reading of 57.7 points last month is down from 66.1 in March; a reading above 50 indicates…

chinadaily.com.cn - Economic resilience backs auto industry
Economic resilience backs auto industry
中国日报网

China's strong economic resilience is expected to lend support for the automobile industry, experts said. According to the data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers on Wednesday, carmakers in China churned out more than…

forbes.com - Jeff McMahon - Sustainable Pet Industry Grapples With Its Meat Problem
Sustainable Pet Industry Grapples With Its Meat Problem
Forbes

It had been an upbeat gathering of environmentally-minded pet-supply companies until someone asked about meat. “What do we do about the pet industry's participation in the meat industry,” asked Maya Fano-Carotti of the American…

ft.com - Hannah Murphy in San Francisco, Ian Smith in London and John Reed in Bangkok - Axa's Asian operations hit in ransomware attack
Axa's Asian operations hit in ransomware attack
Financial Times

Insurance group Axa said one of its Asian business units has been the victim of a “targeted ransomware attack”, after a group of cyber criminals claimed to have seized troves of sensitive data from the company. Axa Partners, an…

bbc.co.uk - NI's East Timorese send aid back home after floods - BBC News
NI's East Timorese send aid back home after floods - BBC News
BBC

An East Timorese community in mid-Ulster have come together to send aid back to their country of birth. In April, torrential rain caused severe flooding and landslides in Indonesia and East Timor. Watching on from the other side of the world was…

forbes.com - Cathy Hackl - NFTs Are Getting Weird
NFTs Are Getting Weird
Forbes

Did you think non-fungible tokens (NFTs) were hard to wrap your head around? Well now, some of them are getting interesting and even weird. This Spring, the world was introduced to a new crypto craze: one-of-a-kind, blockchain-based assets called…

3dprint.com - 3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 16, 2021
3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 16, 2021
3DPrint.com

Even as we get closer to the official start of summer, that doesn't mean the amount of webinars, virtual events, and live events are going down; in fact, the opposite is true! In this week's roundup, we've got in-person and digital events covering…

gazette.com - Wayne Heilman - Downtown Colorado Springs stadium site has lengthy history of industrial uses
Downtown Colorado Springs stadium site has lengthy history of industrial uses
Colorado Springs Gazette

The site of Weidner Field, the new multiuse stadium southwest of Sahwatch and Cimarron streets in downtown Colorado Springs, has a varied history of owners and uses that dates back more than a century. An early Colorado Springs iron fence…

bloomberg.com - Dinesh Nair - KKR Is Said to Near $3 Billion-Deal to Buy Consultancy ERM
KKR Is Said to Near $3 Billion-Deal to Buy Consultancy ERM
Bloomberg

Buyout firm set to beat out rivals in formal bidding process ERM Group is owned by Canadian funds Omers and Aimco KKR & Co is nearing a deal to acquire ERM Group Inc. from its Canadian owners in a deal that potentially values the sustainability…

cbsnews.com - Electric vehicles are becoming more affordable and could cost less than gas-powered vehicles in just a few years
Electric vehicles are becoming more affordable and could cost less than gas-powered vehicles in just a few years
CBS News

If ever there was a time to want to be driving an electric car, it may have been last week — after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack forced the company to take some of its systems offline. Fuel shortages resulting from the attack caused…

nytimes.com - Jesus Jiménez - Fall River Ex-Mayor, Who Impressed Voters With His Zeal, Is Convicted of Corruption
Fall River Ex-Mayor, Who Impressed Voters With His Zeal, Is Convicted of Corruption
The New York Times

The former mayor of Fall River, Mass., who was elected at 23 after pitching himself as an ambitious entrepreneur and product of the city, was convicted by a federal jury on Friday of defrauding investors of more than $200,000 and extorting…

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