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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 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 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 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 AMTMar 01, 2021

Now through April 14, 2021, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting applications on seven Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) topics with funding up to $100,000 per project.

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By Amber ThomasDec 17, 2020

Last month, Democratic former Vice President Joe Biden was elected president, defeating President Donald Trump, the Republican incumbent. In Congress, the GOP made significant gains in the House of Representatives, and the Senate’s majority will be...

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By Amber ThomasDec 08, 2020

How can manufacturing technology companies find potential partners and other resources to help them develop and commercialize new products and technologies cost effectively? You don’t need to go it alone and hire all the expertise you need in-house...

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