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November 4, 2020

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Manufacturing Accelerates in October: ISM

Manufacturing Accelerates in October: ISM

Manufacturing expanded in October as new orders, production and employment all improved, the Institute for Supply Management said. The group's manufacturing index increased to 59.3 percent, its highest level in two years. The index, known as the PMI, is considered a barometer of where manufacturing is heading. Timothy Fiore, chair of ISM's Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, said the index represents a "demand-driven expansion." The index has been in positive territory for five consecutive months.

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Boeing Plans More Job Cuts in 2021

Boeing Plans More Job Cuts in 2021


Aircraft maker Boeing Co. said it plans an additional 10 percent job cut next year. CEO David Calhoun told workers that Boeing's head count will be about 130,000 by the end of 2021, down from about 145,000 currently. Boeing also reported a third-quarter loss as its commercial aircraft deliveries declined compared with 2019's third quarter.

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Hexagon Agrees to Acquire Developer of ESPRIT CAM Software

Hexagon Agrees to Acquire Developer of ESPRIT CAM Software


Hexagon AB said it has agreed to acquire DP Technology Corp., the developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology, including ESPRIT CAM software. Hexagon is a developer of sensor, software and autonomous solutions...

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Digital microscope featuring MALS™ technology, real-time all-in-focus optical inspection

Digital microscope featuring MALS™ technology, real-time all-in-focus optical inspection

Classic inspection systems offer shallow depth of field, this means that parts of the sample may not be in focus, which can lead to missing features, user fatigue, and incomplete inspection.
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Ford Motor Reports a Third-Quarter Earnings Rebound

Ford Motor Reports a Third-Quarter Earnings Rebound


Ford Motor Co. said its third-quarter profit rebounded on sales of pickups and SUVs. The automaker's profit totaled $2.39 billion, up from $425 million a year earlier. Ford attributed the results to its 2018 decision to emphasize selling trucks and to phase out sedans. However, the company also cautioned some bumps remain.

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Caterpillar Profit Falls as Product Demand Declines

Caterpillar Profit Falls as Product Demand Declines


Caterpillar Inc., the maker of heavy construction and mining equipment, reported a sharply lower third-quarter profit as demand for the company’s products dropped. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company said its quarterly profit totaled $668 million, or $1.22 a share, down from $1.49 billion, or $2.66, in the year-earlier period. Revenue for the...

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Durable Goods Orders Rise on Transportation

Durable Goods Orders Rise on Transportation


Durable goods orders rose in September on transportation equipment, the U.S. Commerce Department said. Orders rose 1.9 percent, according to a monthly report. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain. Excluding transportation, orders rose 0.8 percent.

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Sandvik to Acquire Software Developer CGTech

Sandvik to Acquire Software Developer CGTech


Sandvik AB has agreed to acquire CGTech, Irvine, Calif., a global developer of software for numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification and optimization. The product offering includes VERICUT, a machining simulation and optimization software.

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Opportunities to Aid the US in Its Fight Against COVID-19

Opportunities to Aid the US in Its Fight Against COVID-19

Manufacturing USA®, the manufacturing innovation institutes and the federal agencies that sponsor them — the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and Energy — as well as six additional partner agencies, have committed resources and expertise to quickly pivot and augment efforts in response to the pandemic crisis. Read about these advanced manufacturing efforts aimed at aiding the United States in its fight against COVID-19 and find opportunities to get involved at manufacturingusa.com.

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