October 23, 2018

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July 31, 2018
One Voice-Supported Legislation to Fight the Manufacturing Skills Gap by Strengthening Career and Technical Education Becomes Law

May 19, 2018
Associated Press: US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucracy.

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.

Hundreds of companies are asking the Commerce Department...

May 15, 2018
CGTN America: American manufacturers face collateral damage from US tariffs

These are difficult days for a number of U.S. manufacturers who rely on steel and aluminum to make their products. The Trump administration’s recently announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum have raised the price of both metals significantly.

And many of those manufacturers are...

April 18, 2018
Crain's Cleveland Business: Changes could be coming to greenhouse gas emission, fuel economy standards for vehicles

At the start of April, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that he believed greenhouse gas emissions standards for cars and light trucks should be revised and that he was starting a process to do. These standards apply to vehicles made in model years 2022 to...

April 06, 2018
Meadville Tribune: Girl power: All-female team ready to smash competition in RoboBOTS
With just days remaining before the 12th annual RoboBOTS competition, the American Made team from Meadville Area Senior High gathered after school Wednesday for one more meeting, a ritual they have followed since October. 
 
Their RoboBOT completed, all that...
April 05, 2018
New York Times: Tired of Your Cubicle? Try a Trade
After Hannah Grey of Pittsburgh earned an undergraduate degree in interior design, she spent several years working for an architectural firm as a commercial interior designer. “I enjoyed it,” she said, “but it was definitely more of a desk job.”
...
March 17, 2018
Meadville Tribune: RoboBOTS gearing up to battle on April 7
 
In three weeks, robots of all shapes and sizes will crunch metal together as they battle it out one-on-one in Meadville to see who is champion.
 
The robots are part of the 12th annual RoboBOTS competition where high school and middle school...
March 11, 2018
Crain’s Cleveland Business: Tariffs could be costly for Northeast Ohio Manufacturers
As steelmakers cheer tariffs that could encourage more domestic production, industries that use the metal are concerned about the ramifications increased raw material prices could have on their businesses.
 
On Thursday, March 8, President Donald Trump signed...
March 10, 2018
NPR: Remembering the Impacts of Bush's Short-Lived Steel Tariffs

We're going to start the program today looking at a couple of the president's moves this week that upended past policies and shocked even allies and supporters. On Thursday, he signed orders to impose steep new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, that against the objection of many members of...

March 09, 2018
CNBC: Trump’s tariff plan puts jobs at risk
President Donald Trump fulfilled a long-running campaign promise Thursday in levying tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products after a week of build-up to the announcement. The reaction to the move was divided, with major steel and aluminum players expressing support for the move, some...