Workers Flee Manufacturing City; Coke Engineer Sentenced; Chemical Plant Blast | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 67

Also on the podcast, Canoo is running out of money, Stratolaunch tests world's largest plane, VW is adding 1,000 jobs, Tesla might buy a mining company and AGCO attack shuts down operations.

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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:

Canoo Warns It May Not Have the Funds to Keep Going

It looks like EV startup Canoo is up the creek without a paddle.

Stratolaunch Completes Latest Test of 'World's Largest Flying Aircraft'

Stratolaunch successfully completed its fifth flight test of Roc, the world’s largest flying aircraft.

Several Feared Dead After Chemical Plant Blast in Slovenia

An explosion and fire at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia has left five people missing and feared dead.

Ex-Coca-Cola Engineer Sentenced in Trade Secrets Case

A chemical engineer received 14 years in prison for a scheme to steal soda can trade secrets.

Workers Flee Over Lockdown Fears in Manufacturing City

Once employees found out that co-workers tested positive, hundreds of Quanta staff flooded the exit gates.

In Case You Missed It

VW Needs 1,000 Workers in Tennessee

On Saturday, Volkswagen will hold a job fair at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company hopes to hire 1,000 production workers at the assembly facility.

Tesla Could Buy Mining Company

Elon Musk said at the FT Future of the Car 2022 conference that Tesla is open to buying a mining company.

Deere Competitor Hit by Ransomware Attack

The company announced in a statement that it expects the attack to impact operations at specific facilities for “several days and potentially longer.”

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