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The Today in Manufacturing Podcast is brought to you by the editors from Manufacturing.net and Industrial Equipment News (IEN). In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
Beck’s used AI to make a new beer.
As we discussed last week, the Billerud Paper Mill has a blastomycosis problem.
On Thursday, Boeing said a "significant number" of 737 Max planes could be delayed because of questionable work performed on the fuselages.
Polestar EV Skips Rear Window - @34:15
On Tuesday, Swedish EV carmaker Polestar unveiled the Polestar 4, a new electric SUV coupe.
An explosion at a Texas dairy farm injured one person and killed nearly 20,000 cows.
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The Fine Line in Safety - @1:07:36
An inside look at recent OSHA fine increases, the agency's ability to police industry, and the incredible ratio of inspectors to plant floor workers.
Rechargeable Battery Made from Food - @1:11:25
It is a totally edible and rechargeable battery.
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