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By Paul FreedenbergJun 07, 2021

The question is still open regarding whether President Biden will pursue a tougher policy regarding trade and export controls with China than his predecessor. The President has yet to name his political-level officials to handle export control policy.

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By Amber ThomasMay 19, 2021

AMT recently filed comments on an EPA rule that bans a chemical widely used in manufacturing. PIP (3:1) is prevalent in most electrical parts or their manufacture and in the lubricants and cutting fluids used in operating MT equipment.

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By Patrick McGibbonApr 26, 2021

On Jan. 6, 2021, the EPA issued five rules pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TCSA) banning the use of certain chemicals determined to build up in the environment over time and therefore pose potential risks for exposed populations.

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By Amber ThomasApr 12, 2021

There is a significant focus on manufacturing and technology in the 117th Congress and Biden administration, just as there was in the two previous administrations. But the pandemic has added a new sense of urgency to protecting our national security...

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By Amber ThomasApr 07, 2021

Picked up widely by the business and manufacturing press, the Manufacturing Mandate was described as: “a plan for advancing American manufacturing in the next decade,” “a national mandate to create a strong foundation for sustained economic growth"...

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By Amber ThomasApr 05, 2021

President Joe Biden pledged to build a modern, sustainable infrastructure and an equitable, clean energy future during his campaign. At the end of March, he took the first step by introducing a massive spending proposal...

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By Mark PirhalaMar 29, 2021

While the timeline for economic recovery in the manufacturing industry is still unclear, industry leaders continue to look for strategic ways to ensure greater supply chain resiliency, make technology...

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By Kristin BartschiMar 23, 2021

Four leading manufacturing associations have announced the 4th National Metalworking Reshoring Award competition.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterMar 15, 2021

On Feb. 24, 2021, President Biden issued an EO to assess the United States’ supply chain for six sectors and conduct a 100-day review of four classes of products where U.S. manufacturers rely on imports...

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By Harry MoserMar 01, 2021

The Reshoring Initiative*, in conjunction with the PMA, AMT, and NTMA, is looking to recognize companies for successful reshoring projects.

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