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By Amber ThomasSep 14, 2021

On Sept. 3, the EPA announced plans to initiate new rule-making to reduce exposure to the five persistent bioaccumulative toxic (PBT) chemicals it banned in January, including one widely used in manufacturing, PIP (3:1). The EPA also extended the date ...

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By Amber ThomasAug 27, 2021

At AMT’s 2021 MFG Meeting and MTForecast Conference, Nov. 2-5, in Denver, Colorado, Larry Sabato will examine the latest political environment in Washington, D.C., and state capitals. He’ll share his observations and predictions on the 2022 ...

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By Amber ThomasAug 24, 2021

Today, the House approved the $3.5 trillion budget blueprint and set a Sept. 27 deadline to vote on the $550 billion infrastructure bill – days before transportation funding runs out on Oct. 1.

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By Amber ThomasAug 14, 2021

On June 8, 2021, the Biden administration released the findings of its 100-day review of U.S. supply chain vulnerabilities mandated under Executive Order 14017, issued in February. The report and fact sheet lay out the analysis and recommendations of …

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By Amber ThomasAug 12, 2021

In a crescendo of activity before the August recess, the Senate came together in a rare show of bipartisanship to pass a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure package after weeks of intense negotiations. Of the Republicans, 19 joined all 50 Democrats ...

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By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2021

PIP (3:1) processing and distribution will be prohibited in the USA by September 4, 2021, unless the EPA extends the compliance date.

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By David BurnsJul 19, 2021

If we can create sufficient business velocity – in this case, speed of manufacturing – then we will have a justifiable prerogative to reshape our supply chains. The emerging system of dynamic digital manufacturing technologies have the potential...

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By Amber ThomasJul 15, 2021

The $579 billion, five-year Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework plan focuses traditional infrastructure investments on projects for roads and bridges, railways, and public transit. It also includes spending on broadband, power, and water storage.

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By Amber ThomasJun 13, 2021

The supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic have clearly shown the vulnerability of U.S. supply chains and our over-reliance on critical goods that are manufactured outside of the United States.

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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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