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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.
N95 Face Mask Makers Ramp Up Production to Meet U.S. Covid-19 Demand - WSJ

N95 Face Mask Makers Ramp Up Production to Meet U.S. Covid-19 Demand

By: Austen Hufford
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 17th, 2020
American companies like 3M, Honeywell and Prestige Ameritech are investing in domestic production of masks.
Daimler to stop building sedans in the U.S. after second-quarter loss

Daimler to stop building sedans in the U.S. after second-quarter loss

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
Daimler (DAIGn.DE) will stop building Mercedes-Benz sedans in the United States and Mexico as it seeks deeper cuts after posting a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss.
Boeing got hit with a new wave of canceled plane orders

Boeing got hit with a new wave of canceled plane orders

By: Chris Isidore
Source: CNN
Date of Publication: July 14th, 2020
The flood of canceled Boeing plane orders has returned. The company reported Tuesday that 60 orders were canceled in June, mostly by aircraft leasing companies.
How These Bike Brands Capitalized on the Cycling Boom

These 3 Brands Adjusted Their Campaigns to Capitalize on the Bike Boom

By: Nicole Ortiz
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: July 10th, 2020
Brompton, Specialized and Trek all saw massive spikes in sales due to Covid-19.
U.S. manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

U.S. manufacturing activity hits 14-month high

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 1st, 2020
U.S. manufacturing activity rebounded in June, hitting its highest level in more than a year as the broader economy reopened, but rising COVID-19 infections threaten the recovery.
Tesla factory workers who stayed home due to COVID fears face termination

Tesla factory workers who stayed home due to COVID fears face termination

By: Timothy B. Lee
Source: Ars Technica
Date of Publication: June 26th, 2020
In May, Tesla told workers they could stay home if they felt unsafe.
U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

By: Timothy Aeppel
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 15th, 2020
The U.S. mattress business has bounced back after months of shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic kept customers away.
Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

Tesla defied county orders so it could restart production. Days later, workers tested positive for the coronavirus.

By: Faiz Siddiqui
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: June 9th, 2020
Chief executive Elon Musk defied a public health order so his company could resume building cars in Fremont, Calif., last month.