With the coronavirus pandemic, travel has become awkward and possibly dangerous, requiring COVID testing and/or quarantine when passing from one country, or even from one state, to another.
A comprehensive study of women who work in manufacturing was released in December 2020 byThomas (www.thomasnet.com) and Women in Manufacturing (WiM, www.womeninmanufacturing.com). It will serve as a benchmark for following progress and gaining insight into various areas, including the lack of women in management, improving diversity and inclusion practices in the industry and how increasing the number of women employees can help address the manufacturing skills gap.
Highland Foundry has won multiple Pinnacle Awards at the annual Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC awards event this year.
Manufacturing grew in November, as the Manufacturing PMI registered 57.5%, 1.8% lower than the October reading of 59.3%.
Neles signed seven new distributor agreements and one agent agreement in South and Central America during the last three quarters of 2020.
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 245,000 in November, and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.7%, the U.S.
“LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 500 million users in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide,” said Jim Cahill, chief blogger and head of social media at Emerson (www.emerson.com/en-us). In a presentation at the Valve Manufacturers Association 2020 Virtual Valve Forum, Cahill offered ways to make the most of LinkedIn.