Foxconn Could Take Over Lordstown; Big Strike in Midwest; Mini Urban Airports | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 66

Also on the podcast, trash mountain overwhelms city, building collapses in China, food plant fires fuel conspiracy theories and how to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

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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:

How to Bring Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

Bre Pettis, the CEO of Bantam Tools, has some thoughts on how to close the skills gap and build an independent manufacturing workforce.

Rescues After Chinese Building Collapses

The death toll has risen after a residential and commercial building collapsed in central China.

New Airport a 'Starting Gun' for Future of Transportation

On April 25, 2022, Urban-Air Port and Supernal unveiled the Air-One in the United Kingdom. The Air-One is a proprietary deployable operations hub that could provide quick multimodal infrastructure for eVTOLS and other passenger travel, it's like a small turnkey airport.

1,000 UAW Members Strike in Wisconsin, Iowa

More than 1,000 workers at a pair of CNH Industrial plants went on strike Monday.

Foxconn Could Soon Own Lordstown

Last September, Lordstown Motors looked like it was on the brink of bankruptcy, but then Foxconn offered a lifeline. Now, Foxconn could soon take its assets.

In Case You Missed It

Food Plant Fires Fuel Conspiracy Theory

Some claim fires at these plants are being used to create food shortages; here are the facts.

Georgia Sets $1.5B for EV Maker Rivian

Georgia will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion EV plant east of Atlanta.

Trash Mountain Could Burst Into Flames Any Minute

Public works officials in Everett, Washington have a problem, a 45-foot-tall steaming pile of smelly trash problem.

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