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Honda invests $700 million to establish electric vehicle hub in Ohio 

May 23, 2024
The EV Hub will be used to help employees develop their knowledge and expertise in EV production.
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NAM files lawsuit to block OSHA’s finalized “walkaround” rule

May 23, 2024
The NAM believes that this change fails to advance OSHA’s mission of ensuring workplace safety, goes beyond the department’s authority, and violates businesses’ rights.
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Chemical manufacturer invests $50 million to strengthen semiconductor manufacturing supply chain in New York

May 22, 2024
The facility currently produces anhydrous hydrogen chloride (aHCL), which is necessary to create epitaxial semiconductor wafers.
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WATT Fuel Cell to increase manufacturing capabilities at Pennsylvania plant

May 22, 2024
The expansion will allow WATT to increase production of the company's newest distributed energy, small-scale fuel cell products.
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Schaeffler to open $230 million automotive electric mobility solutions plant in Ohio 

May 21, 2024
The plant will manufacture electric axles for light- and medium-duty vehicles.
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Caterpillar fined $800K over racial hiring discrimination

May 21, 2024
The company discriminated against 60 Black applicants who applied for fabrication specialist/welder positions at its Decatur, Illinois, facility.
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Furniture manufacturer invests $33.1 million to establish operations in South Carolina 

May 20, 2024
Delta Children will build a new 400,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility, which is expected to be operational in 2026.
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Bloom Energy receives $75 million in tax credits to expand fuel cell manufacturing at its California facility 

May 20, 2024
Bloom plans to expand domestic manufacturing and fuel cell and electrolyzer production capacity.
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DOE invests $71 million to fund 18 projects to advance U.S. solar manufacturing

May 16, 2024
The funding will be used to support projects that will aid U.S. solar manufacturing capacity.
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Spectrum Advanced Manufacturing Technologies expands operations in Colorado 

May 16, 2024
The expansion will be used to create a segregated cleanroom facility reserved for wiring and harnessing, called the "Deep Space Center."
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Barron Industries invests $9.1 million to expand operations in Michigan and aid the defense / aerospace industry

May 15, 2024
Barron Industries plans to build a new Advanced Aerospace Manufacturing Center, as well as obtain new advanced metal 3D printing and machining equipment.
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Report: Optimism amongst manufacturers is on the rise

May 15, 2024
According to the data, on a scale of one to 10, manufacturing executives rated their optimism an average of 7.07.
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Polar Semiconductor receives $120 million from the CHIPS Act to expand Minnesota plant

May 14, 2024
The expansion is expected to allow Polar to increase its production of 200mm semiconductor wafers to approximately 40,000 wafers per month.
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RoyOMartin invests $30 million to update its timber manufacturing facility in Louisiana 

May 14, 2024
RoyOMartin plans to add new components to its hydraulic press and complete planned maintenance projects.
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Commerce Department announces $285 million fund to improve digital twins in semiconductor manufacturing

May 13, 2024
This marks the first Manufacturing USA institute launched under the Biden Administration.
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Array begins construction on $50 million solar manufacturing plant in New Mexico 

May 13, 2024
The project will be supported by the Inflation Reduction Act’s production tax credit, as well as $2.5 million in economic assistance from the Local Economic Development Act (LEDA...
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Pipe and tube manufacturer invests $35 million to open first U.S. facility in Louisiana 

May 9, 2024
Operation at the new plant is expected to begin by the end of the year.
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Glass manufacturer fined $145K for repeat safety violations, including a lack of worker training

May 9, 2024
The company was investigated in January after inspections in October and December 2022 found workers exposed to machine hazards.
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Stäubli to expand manufacturing of solar PV components in South Carolina and California

May 6, 2024
The company produces a range of solar solutions including junction boxes, in-line fuses, eBOS products, and its MC4 connector.
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Rivian receives $827 million incentive package to aid its Illinois plant expansion

May 6, 2024
In addition, the funds will be used to support improvements in public infrastructure and job training programs for Rivian’s workforce.
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3M invests $67 million to expand safety product manufacturing in Nebraska

May 6, 2024
The expansion will include new production lines, equipment, and a warehouse.
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35 projects received $1.93 billion in tax credits to accelerate clean energy manufacturing 

May 6, 2024
The projects, which are located in 20 states, address a range of needs across the clean energy economy.
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EPA finalizes standards to reduce pollution from fossil fuel-fired power plants

May 6, 2024
The department hopes these rules will reduce climate, air, water, and land pollution from the power sector.
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Poultry processors pay $4.8 million for hiring children as young as 14 to work dangerous jobs

May 6, 2024
In addition, the employers were denying overtime wages to poultry- and red meatcutters and packers, and falsified payroll records.
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Electric Hydrogen receives $18.3 million tax credit for its electrolyzer manufacturing plant in Massachusetts 

May 1, 2024
The facility will have an annual manufacturing capacity of 1.2GW with production of its 100MW green hydrogen electrolyzers.
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DOE offers $48 million in funding to accelerate offshore wind manufacturing and R&D

May 1, 2024
The funding will be used for both floating and fixed-bottom offshore wind technologies for deployment off both coasts.
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Automotive supplier fined $315K by OSHA after worker is crushed to death

April 30, 2024
The company was cited for similar violations in 2022.
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SK hynix spends $3.87 billion to produce high-bandwidth memory chips in Indiana 

April 30, 2024
SK hynix hopes the project will drive innovation in the nation's AI supply chain.