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Box Maker Fires Wrong Worker; Vile Conditions at Crab Processor; VW Chair Dodges Cake | Today in Manufacturing Ep. 119

Also on the podcast, accountant takes $2.5 million from manufacturer, Coca-Cola's new dairy plant in New York, 3M develops CO2 removal material, Munson celebrates 200 years making milling equipment and a man breaks the record for living underwater.

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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:

Coca-Cola Plans $650M New York Dairy Plant - @4:23

Last week, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that the Coca-Cola Company picked New York state as the site for a new Fairlife production facility.

Paper Box Maker to Pay $13K to Mistakenly Fired Worker - @13:20

The story started in October 2017 in Pennsylvania, when an employee of Midvale Paper Box Company filed a safety complaint with OSHA.

Protesters Throw Cake at VW Chair During Shareholders' Meeting - @22:55

VW recently held its annual shareholders meeting in Berlin, but what was supposed to be an otherwise civil event was disrupted by protesters.

Accounting Manager Steals $2.5M from Washington Manufacturer - @31:30

For 10 years, Christin Guillory was an accounting manager for a manufacturing company in Everett, Washington.

Seafood Processor’s Distribution Stopped over Vile Conditions - @39:55

Irvington Seafood has been enjoined by a federal court after it was accused of distributing bad crabmeat.

In Case You Missed It

Florida Man Living Underwater Breaks Record, Stays Undersea - @48:53

A university professor broke a record for the longest time living underwater without depressurization this weekend at a Florida Keys lodge for scuba divers.

3M to Develop CO2 Removal Material - @52:01

3M is  working with Svante Technologies to develop material that can trap carbon dioxide found in the atmosphere and permanently remove it.

Milling Equipment Maker Reaches 200 Years in Business - @56:23

Based in Utica, New York, Munson Machinery make mixing equipment and blending equipment used by companies across many industries, like manufacturers of herbal teas, nutraceuticals, animal vitamins and feeds, coffee, concrete and glass, among many many others.

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