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Rolls-Royce's Massive Engine; Hypercar's Plastic Waste Fuel; Rocket Launch Scare | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 100

Also on the podcast, reptile skins seized from illegal instrument maker, top vehicles in 2023, worker strikes surge in 2022, Peloton's recall failure and Russia supposed hypersonic missile.

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The Today in Manufacturing Podcast is brought to you by the editors from and Industrial Equipment News (IEN). In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:

Top Vehicles to Look Out for in 2023 - @2:40

The auto industry has a little something for everyone this year.

Musical Instrument Manufacturing Unit Raided for Illegal Reptile Skins - @11:44

The forest department in India has seized 117 reptile skins that were being used to manufacture musical instruments.

Unannounced Rocket Launch Causes UFO Scare - @20:28

Just before the new year, South Korea's military test-fired a solid-fueled rocket and a jagged tendril of red and white vapor shot into the sky behind a bright white light

1,100 Horsepower Hypercar Runs on Plastic Waste - @28:30

Bertone has introduced a new limited edition hypercar that runs on plastic waste.

Rolls-Royce Ready to Test Massive Jet Engine - @40:53

Rolls-Royce is ready to test the UltraFan, a technology demonstrator.

In Case You Missed It

Worker Strikes, Union Elections Surged in 2022 - @48:13

Workers took to the picket line in increased numbers in 2022 to demand better pay and working conditions.

Peloton to Pay $19M for Recall Failures - @55:05

Peloton this week agreed to pay a $19 million civil penalty to resolve charges that the company knowingly failed to immediately report that its Tread+ treadmill contained a defect that could lead to serious injury.

Russia’s Hypersonic Missile-Armed Ship - @1:01:25

The ship is 427-feet long and has a crew of about 200.

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