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By Christy BrudinJul 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 Dave 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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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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