Week 49 in Manufacturing News

US Manufacturing Sector Slows in November; U.K. Manufacturing Expands as Imminent EU Exit Boosts Orders; Germany’s Partial Lockdown Slows Growth in Manufacturing – PMI; Industry 4.0 a National Priority.

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Week 48 in Manufacturing News

US Manufacturers Have Jobs to Fill. Finding Workers Here at Home is the Problem; 5G to Give UK Manufacturing £5.2bn Economic Boost; CIPS: Latest PMI Survey Shows Growth in UK Manufacturing; Manufacturing Industry Trends: How Tech is Powering Australia’s Manufacturing Evolution.

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What is Cost of Quality and How to Calculate It?

Cost of Quality is the sum of the costs related to providing a quality product and the costs related to not providing a quality product. While being an effective measure to identify cash drains, it can also be used to balance the price and quality relationship of your products.

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Week 47 in Manufacturing News

Industrial ETFs to Gain on Improving US Manufacturing Output; Manufacturing Industry Overwhelmed by Innovative Threat Actors; Germany to Pump Additional €3 Billion in Ailing Automotive Industry; Creating the Pathway to Excellence for Australian Manufacturers.

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Week 46 in Manufacturing News

U.S. Factory Orders Rise Solidly; UK Manufacturing Production Rises 0.2% MoM in September vs. +1% Expected; Europe’s Resilient Manufacturers Bounce Back From Virus; Australian Manufacturing Growing Again.

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Week 45 in Manufacturing News

U.S. manufacturing near two-year high; road ahead difficult; UK Manufacturing Beats Expectations for Fifth Month; Australian Manufacturing Growing Again; Manufacturing’s Top 5 Health and Safety Lessons.

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Week 44 in Manufacturing News

The Case for Bringing Home American Manufacturing; UK Manufacturing Invited to say What Financial Support is Needed; Manufacturing and Apprenticeships – a View From Germany; Australia-China Relations and Australia’s Manufacturing Industry.

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5 Tips for Supplier Performance Management

Following supplier performance management best practices and using proper metrics could help you identify and deal with supply chain issues early on, avoiding stock-outs, production bottlenecks, or other complications that could arise due to unreliable suppliers.

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