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The Today in Manufacturing Podcast is brought to you by the editors from Manufacturing.net and Industrial Equipment News (IEN). In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
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Last Thursday, coworkers found a 33-year-old man dead in a walk-in freezer at Beigel’s Bakery, a Brooklyn bakery manufacturing facility.
The prototype SpaceX Hyperloop tunnel has been torn down and turned into a parking lot for SpaceX employees.
Last week, law enforcement partners from across the U.S. took down a national network of thieves, dealers and processors for their roles in a catalytic converter theft ring which sold the parts to a metal refinery for tens of millions of dollars.
Subaru wants to make EVs, but it will look for places outside of the U.S. because of the cost of labor.
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Based in Lyndhurst, NJ, staffing agency Advantix Logistics provides labor for warehouses and distribution facilities. On Thursday, a court ordered the company to pay $65,000 in damages to an employee who was fired for raising pay concerns.
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