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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:
Amazon and Salesforce are the latest U.S. tech companies to experience major job cuts.
For some time now, many farmers and John Deere customers have complained about the company’s repair policies.
Wanzek Construction laid off 666 contract workers who were building a solar-powered rail mill in Pueblo, Colorado.
Last Saturday, more than 1,000 CNH Industrial workers on strike in Iowa and Wisconsin rejected the company's "last, best and final offer."
Jim Byerly is an 86-year-old Michigan man who has been working on a 27-foot-long, 4,000 pound streamline car since 1996.
In Case You Missed It
The National Association of Manufacturers released the findings from its Q4 2022 Manufacturers Outlook Survey. The survey found that 62.4% of manufacturing leaders believe the U.S. economy will slide into a recession this year.
Tractor Prototype Runs on Cow Manure - @58:40
British company Bennaman has partnered with New Holland to build a prototype tractor that runs on livestock manure.
Tesla Eyes Huge Texas Expansion - @1:02:43
According to Reuters, Tesla plans to expand its gigafactory in Austin, Texas, to the tune of some $775.7 million dollars.
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