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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
Stellantis, the company formed when Fiat Chrysler merged with PSA Group, revealed $15.2 billion in earnings in its first year as a combined company. As a result, UAW employees could see the biggest profit sharing checks in 35 years, but the CEO took a shot at U.S. employees.
Workers at the Hershey's production plant in Stuarts Draft, VA describe cruel working conditions, an unfair pay structure and a "prison-like" environment.
Consumer Reports recently released its list of the best cars of 2022, and Ford dethroned Tesla as the top EV.
Virgin Hyperloop might be dead, sort of.
On Monday, an explosion rocked a huge Louisiana refinery. Marathon Petroleum said six workers suffered minor injuries.
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The U.S. Postal Service cleared the final regulatory hurdle to order new mail vehicles despite pushback from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ball Corp., the largest aluminum beverage can maker in North America, is raising its minimum order five-fold — and it is having a profound effect on small breweries.
On Wednesday, Swiss International Airlines became the first passenger airline in the world to use AeroSHARK aircraft skin technology.
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