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By Amber ThomasDec 21, 2020

After months of tense negotiations, Congress approved a bipartisan coronavirus stimulus package before it adjourned for the year, and President Donald Trump pledged to sign it. The measure combines $900 billion in emergency relief with a $1.4 trillion...

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By Gisbert LedvonNov 04, 2020

So you’ve hit the Reset button. Now what? Gisbert Ledvon, Director of Business Development - Machine Tool at Heidenhain Corporation, advises companies to use this time to OPTIMIZE their organization:

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By Amber ThomasAug 13, 2020

With negotiations on the next COVID-19 package stalled and some benefits expiring, President Donald Trump issued four executive actions to provide some relief until an agreement is reached. They include payroll tax deferral, student loan debt relief...

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By Amber ThomasJul 30, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., released the HEALS Act (Health; Economic Assistance and Liability Protection; and Schools) last week, the Senate Republican leadership’s coronavirus relief proposal. The House Democrats introduced their...

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By External ContributorJul 08, 2020

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a total of $50 million in emergency funding to support U.S. manufacturers in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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By AMTJun 23, 2020

This March, for the first time since founding Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corporation (IVEC) in 1992, Randy Bourdo was experiencing a downturn in commercial orders. But thanks to a special quick turnaround order for a hospital COVID-19 treatment unit...

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By External ContributorJun 23, 2020

Has your manufacturing business been impacted by COVID-19? Gain insight on how 5 manufacturing executives are navigating the effects. Karen Norheim: We have seen changes in demand; Definitely a slowdown and a pause compared to last year...

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By AMTJun 05, 2020

No stranger to setbacks, Illinois manufacturer Nicole Wolter has learned to embrace uncertainty by acting quickly, gathering facts, and relying on others. Here’s how she’s responded to her state’s recent stay-at-home order. On Friday, March 20, as soon...

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By AMTJun 02, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a new normal for the next 12-18 months, most likely until a vaccine is widely available. To comply with new state, local, and industry regulations to mitigate potential health risks, manufacturers are...

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By External ContributorMay 28, 2020

With COVID-19 cases growing worldwide, business leaders are scrambling to deal with a wide variety of problems, from slumping sales and stalling supply chains to keeping employees healthy and making sure they can continue working...

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