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U.S. manufacturing production unexpectedly drops in September

U.S. manufacturing production unexpectedly drops in September

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 16th, 2020
U.S. factory production unexpectedly fell in September, suggesting that manufacturing’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was slowing heading into the fourth quarter.
U.S. Midwest manufacturing surged in September: survey

U.S. Midwest manufacturing surged in September: survey

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 30th, 2020
U.S. Midwest manufacturing unexpectedly surged in September, with new orders and production recovering strongly from coronavirus-related shutdowns, a regional purchasing managers’ survey showed on Wednesday.
ConocoPhillips to reverse most output cuts by end of third quarter

ConocoPhillips to reverse most output cuts by end of third quarter

By: Nishara Karuvalli Pathikkal
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
ConocoPhillips said on Thursday it expects production curtailments in the current quarter to be roughly half as much as last quarter and will restore most of its output by the end of September, after the oil and gas producer slashed about a third of its output in April as oil prices plunged 41%.
Surging demand for medical equipment puts Philips on course for second-half recovery

Surging demand for medical equipment puts Philips on course for second-half recovery

By: Bart H. Meijer
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 20th, 2020
Electrical equipment maker Philips said a recent surge in orders for scanners and other medical equipment should enable group sales and margins to rebound over the next six months from a slump in the second quarter.
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 Coronavirus Complicated the Quest for a Greener Plastic Bottle - WSJ

How Coronavirus Complicated the Quest for a Greener Plastic Bottle

By: Saabira Chaudhuri
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 24th, 2020
The pandemic disrupted recycling and hit oil prices, challenging efforts to use more recycled plastic in drinks bottles.
Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine

Source: BBC News
Date of Publication: June 5th, 2020
Drug company AstraZeneca is to start producing a potential vaccine for coronavirus, its boss has told the BBC.
COVID-19 causes Goodyear to hits skids on production _ FleetOwner

COVID-19 causes Goodyear to hits skids on production

By: Fleet Owner Staff
Source: Fleet Owner
Date of Publication: March 19th, 2020
Citing 'the sudden decline in market demand,' the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is taking the proactive approach to suspend production in at least seven countries in the western hemisphere until at least April 3.
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Anheuser-Busch Delivering More Than 340,000 Bottles of Hand Sanitizer for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Source: Anheuser-Busch
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
"Anheuser-Busch is leveraging their capabilities, relationships and reach to provide assistance to those in need by producing and distributing hand sanitizer to accommodate the growing need across the U.S. in the face of COVID-19"
How a beer company can bring us together while we’re staying apart. – Pablo Jimenez, AB InBev

How a beer company can bring us together while we’re staying apart. – Pablo Jimenez, AB InBev

By: Pablo Jimenez
Source: Page Society
Continuing our focus on organizations’ response to this pandemic, Pablo Jimenez, Global Vice President, Reputation & Communications at AB InBev, shares the challenges and opportunities that come with a global business whose operations are deeply connected to local communities. Pablo reminds us that Comms is a two-way function that needs to balance speed, accuracy and responsiveness, be sensitive to local context while maintaining a global coherence, and help the organization marshal its resources to help where the world needs it.