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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
The Airbus Beluga has the widest interior cross-section of any aircraft in the world.
Reports say that a piece of a SpaceX rocket is on a collision course with the Moon.
Amy’s Kitchen is a family-owned organic and vegetarian frozen foods company with a history of focusing on social and environmental justice. A new complaint by an employee says workers “are shamed or asked to provide a doctor’s note if they request a break from the line to use the restroom.”
An abandoned coal mine in eastern India collapsed during illegal digging, killing at least five people.
Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation built 109 eye-catching and affordable homes in New Orleans for a community where many people were displaced by Hurricane Katrina’s damage. Now this housing development is in disarray.
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Electric vehicles could soon increase their charge by using an in-road charging system.
According to the Chicago Tribune, it was once hailed as “the most beautiful candy factory in America.”
Massachusetts is now collecting more revenue from excise taxes on the sale of cannabis than from those on alcohol.