Week 11 in Manufacturing News

U.S. stocks tumbled more than 2% as investors weighed government responses to the coronavirus fallout; U.S. manufacturing sector stalls as coronavirus hits supply chains; Europe’s Stock Markets Are Slammed by Trump Travel Ban; Strategic Retrofitting: Older Machines Get an IIoT Update.

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Week 10 in Manufacturing News

US companies tell Fed coronavirus has hit manufacturing; UK manufacturing expands at the fastest pace since April 2019; Advanced Manufacturing Expo’s Top 100 Manufacturers in Australia; The State of Cloud-Based ERP/MRP in Smaller Food Firms.

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Week 9 in Manufacturing News

America’s manufacturing recession looks like it could be over; U.S. companies face crucial test over China’s factory shutdown; What are manufacturers saying about their future?; Cybersecurity in a Connected World.

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Week 8 in Manufacturing News

US: NY Empire State Manufacturing Index jumps to 12.9 in February; US January industrial output falls; Pressure Points: How can the government support UK manufacturing?; Meet The Manufacturer Top 100 2019 Exemplars.

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Week 7 in Manufacturing News

Department of Energy Awards $187 Million to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness; UK economy saw zero growth at the end of 2019; A Look Through Futurists’ Eyes; Manufacturing Trends to Watch.

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Week 6 in Manufacturing News

U.S. manufacturing rebounds; UK manufacturing sector stabilizes as political uncertainty fades; Three Trends Driving Electronics Manufacturing Out of China In 2020; The Manufacturer MX Awards 2019: All the winners and reactions.

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Production Planning Methods

Production planning is defined as the process whereby a company makes sure that supplies and raw materials are in place at the appropriate time and in the correct quantity. Here is an overview of different production planning methods.

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