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Every week, we cover the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
The United Auto Workers union has a somewhat singular focus: If the CEOs at Detroit's Big made 40% more over the past four years, workers should get the same.
Beware the logistical challenges of futuristic endeavors.
On Monday, the military uncovered the crash site of a stealth fighter jet that went missing in South Carolina.
Last Thursday, at around noon, an explosion shook the world's largest railyard in western Nebraska.
Ford Changes Iconic Blue Oval - @45:29
Last week, Ford unveiled the 2024 F-150 and outside of the new bells and whistles a few people noticed a subtle change to the brand's iconic blue oval.
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Agility Robotics this week announced plans to open RoboFab, a robot manufacturing facility in Salem, Oregon.
The problem stems from a faulty wrapping machine.
“We’ve developed what we believe is the smallest implantable brain stimulator demonstrated in a human subject.".
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