Articles by tag: US manufacturing

Nikola Falls After Revising Down Electric Truck Deliveries

(Bloomberg) — Shares of Nikola Corp., the pre-production truckmaker whose founder was charged last week with misleading investors, fell after the company lowered its initial vehicle delivery projections and warned of nagging supply chain issues. Chief Executive Officer Mark Russell told analysts on a conference call Tuesday the startup is facing “numerous” delays acquiring parts…

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Retail
Who Does Walmart’s ‘Made in America’ Plan Benefit?

Walmart has made an additional $350-billion pledge to its Made in America pledge, promising to spend that amount on items made, grown or assembled in the United States over the next decade. The company estimates that the move will generate more than 750,000 new U.S. jobs – but will it really be such a resounding…

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Architecture & Design
Engineering Value: Selecting the Right Fabric for Proper Shading

Creating a perfect solution is often a team effort. Such is the case when it comes to shading solutions and partnership between Draper® and Phifer, a third-generation, family-owned-and-operated textile weaver and manufacturer based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Jeff Miller, Director of Architectural Shading Solutions at Draper, and Bill Strickland, National Market Manager for Sun Control Products…

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Podcasts
The Value of American Made for Quality Manufacturing, ISO Certification and Six Sigma

AtlasIED Vice President of Global Quality and Commercial Manufacturing Travis Pranschke knows a thing or two about audio. Pranschke has competed in and claimed victory in multiple car shows since he was a teenager and, in addition to building sound systems, he’s spent almost two decades in plastics manufacturing, giving him a unique combination of…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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work-life balance
Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Inflation Reduction Act Can Impact Company Investments
June 19, 2024

Recent months have shown that the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a hot topic in the energy industry, sparking extensive discussions about its implications and opportunities. As businesses and organizations seek to join the renewable energy movement, understanding the nuances of the IRA is crucial.  A recent study highlighted that renewable energy investments are…

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