War Over Cement Plant, Datsun Dies, Tesla Robot's Big Potential | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 65

Also on the podcast, GE building world's largest concrete 3D printer, Boeing upset over Air Force One deal, Lockheed's aggressive hiring, green ooze factory to be demolished and masks used to make stronger concrete.

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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:

Boeing CEO Laments Air Force One Deal

Boeing's CEO says the company "took some risks" when it accepted a fixed-price contract. Now, they're on the hook.

The World’s Largest Concrete 3D Printer

GE recently unveiled a new facility with a 3D concrete printer that's three stories tall and capable of printing more than 10 tons of concrete per hour.

Elon Musk Says Tesla's Robot to Soon Out-Value its Cars

According to Tesla's outspoken CEO Elon Musk, vehicles might not be the company's best-seller for long.

Datsun Revival Fails, Car Brand Officially Dies

The Datson's last remaining plant recently wound down production of a five-door subcompact. Has the Datsun run out of lives?

8 Killed in Clash at Mexican Cement Plant

At least 11 people were injured and eight people were killed when rival groups of workers clashed at a cement plant in central Mexico.

In Case You Missed It

Lockheed to Host Same-Day Hiring Event in Georgia

On May 4, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Lockheed Martin will be at Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia to conduct interviews and make same-day hiring decisions. The company is looking to fill nearly 200 positions and new hires could receive up to a $15,000 sign-on bonus.

All Those Disposable Masks Might Be Used to Make Stronger Concrete

Single-use masks now present an environmental problem, so researchers want to use them to make a more durable concrete.

Factory That Oozed Green Waste to be Demolished

After several years and millions of dollars being spent on cleaning up this site, the plant will be demolished, and it will cost taxpayers about $700,000.

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