In response to the coronavirus crisis, Haviland has delivered its first batch of 500 gallons of hand sanitizer at no charge for groups within its local community (re)filling pump or squeeze-style sanitizer dispensers.
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The Materialise NIP Connectors will be manufactured at the company’s certified printing facilities in Belgium and Plymouth, Michigan and on-site 3D printing facilities of qualified partners. Materialise is looking for partners to get this solution to as many patients as possible.
Paulson Plastics Academy seminars are switching to a virtual live streaming format using Zoom video conferencing.
The New York based injection molder collaborated with Onondaga County, Syracuse University, Tool-All, Dynamic Pak, Protolabs and others to quickly ramp up production.
Small Business Administration (SBA) had made financing available to businesses being affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Companies across the composites industry supply chain share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their businesses, and how they are available to help.
Uncertainty in the aerospace and industrial markets caused by the coronavirus pandemic have forced the two companies to terminate their planned merger of equals.
General Motors is instituting new policies for ventilators that likely will be carried over for cars.
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The COVID-19 outbreak has brought both setbacks and opportunities for American manufacturing. 3D printing companies share their stories.
During the week of March 30th, Gardner Intelligence’s COVID-19 survey showed that changes experienced by manufacturers stabilized while the severity of changes and adjustments lessened. And, there was a small but notable shift in manufacturers serving the medical industry.
Rapid Application Group is finalizing a 3D printed mask to protect first responders and medical staff who may be exposed to coronavirus. The nylon mask uses a replaceable N-95 or HEPA filter.
Employee anxiety was listed as the number one problem from Canadian Association of Mold Makers and Automate Canada survey respondents to a question on what is the biggest impact on their Canadian manufacturing business to date.
Beginning March 25, production operations in the Puget Sound area of Washington, U.S. are suspended until further notice.
The economic impact of the coronavirus is predicted to draw a negative effect on Germany’s precision tools industry in 2020.
Carmakers could surpass year-ago output by September
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Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts
Hackathons look for ideas to implement quickly
Funding will be awarded to Manufacturing USA institutes, a network of public-private partnerships that work on R&D and manufacturing skills training.
An overview of manufacturing business conditions for March 2020, including COVID-19's effect on manufacturing.
Key drivers for the trajectory of resin prices include supply outpacing demand, lower feedstock costs, and uncertainty about coronavirus effects.
The week of March 23 saw significantly more manufacturers make adjustments to production/capacity as automotive OEMs closed facilities and states closed non-essential businesses.
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Reporting from the front lines of the fight against Coronavirus – how my journey began.
Due to coronavirus and its effect on supply chains, many mold manufacturers will be faced with some tough business decisions. Which is why proper mold maintenance and care is key. If you’re stuck working with what you have, you need to make sure what you have works.
These devices are not what the doctor ordered
The first run of 500 masks will be delivered to the Pflugerville Police and Fire Department next week following an order from the City of Pflugerville’s Pflugerville Community Development Corp.
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is coordinating the effort to make 10,000 face shields in two weeks using 3D printers located at universities throughout the state.