Parts shortages crimp U.S. factories

By The Wall Street Journal

Aug 13, 2018

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American factories are running short of parts.

Suppliers of everything from engines to electronic components aren’t keeping up with a boom in U.S. manufacturing, which has lifted demand in markets such as energy, mining and construction. As a result, some manufacturers are idling production lines and digesting higher costs. 

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