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Why are there still not enough paper towels?

Why Are There Still Not Enough Paper Towels?

By: Sharon Terlep, Annie Gasparro
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 21st, 2020
Blame lean manufacturing. A decadeslong effort to eke out more profit by keeping inventory low left many manufacturers unprepared when Covid-19 struck. And production is unlikely to ramp up significantly any time soon.
International Paper Commits 2 Million Boxes for COVID-19 Relief

International Paper Commits 2 Million Boxes for COVID-19 Relief

By: International Paper
Source: 3blmedia
Date of Publication: May 20th, 2020
International Paper helped donate boxes to food banks and calls on other companies to do the same during the covid-19 pandemci
Our industry in the time of Coronavirus - Dow

Our industry in the time of Coronavirus - Dow

By: Jim Fitterling
Source: Dow Chemical
Date of Publication: May 30th, 2020
Dow Chemical CEO Jim Fitterling talks about how his company is adapting to meet the needs of safety and work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Work-from-home boom is a bust for big office furniture makers

Work-from-home boom is a bust for big office furniture makers

By: Timothy Aeppel
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 18th, 2020
America’s biggest office furniture manufacturers got the rug pulled out from under them by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Getting a handle on the coronavirus - John Deere

Getting a handle on the coronavirus- John Deere

By: John Deere
Source: John Deere
Date of Publication: April 23rd, 2020
John Deere engineer uses everyday item to prevent spread of coronavirus
Caterpillar Expects Reduced Demand to Persist - WSJ

Caterpillar Expects Reduced Demand to Persist

By: Austen Hufford
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 31st, 2020
Machinery giant said sales fell at least 10% in each of its main businesses.
Caterpillar Results Likely to Shed Light on Strength of Economic Recovery - The New York Times

Caterpillar Results Likely to Shed Light on Strength of Economic Recovery

By: Reuters
Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: July 28th, 2020
When Caterpillar Inc reports earnings on Friday, investors will look for clues about the strength of economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Honeywell Hit Hard by Aviation Slump Despite N95 Mask Gains - WSJ

Honeywell Hit Hard by Aviation Slump Despite N95 Mask Gains

By: Thomas Gryta and Dave Sebastian
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 24th, 2020
Conglomerate says aerospace business suffered in latest quarter and will gradually improve this year.
Aerospace leaders say collaboration, government support help mitigate pandemic

Aerospace leaders say collaboration, government support help mitigate pandemic

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 20th, 2020
Deeper industry collaboration and government support will help Europe’s aerospace companies ride out the coronavirus pandemic, sector leaders said on Monday, as they juggle lower revenues with the need to invest in cleaner air travel for the future.
Coronavirus pandemic advances the march of 'cobots'

Coronavirus pandemic advances the march of 'cobots'

By: Rajesh Kumar Singh
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 20th, 2020
While a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Texas has brought many businesses to a screeching halt, eight robots have kept All Axis Machining’s metal fabrication facility in Dallas humming.