2021 Resin Shortage
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The 2021 Resin Shortage and Lingering Supply Chain Disruptions

  Industry Watch 2021 at Resource Erectors From paving companies, to painters, to civil construction contractors, to electronics manufacturers, and even to the average American consumer, the ongoing resin shortage (and 251 other materials) in the US is causing repercussions across the board.  As we move into the final quarter…
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The Foundry Industry Faces Essential Business Confusion Amid COVID-19 Shutdowns

Is Any Sector More Essential than the Foundry Industry? According to a 2019 report at, the US manufacturing sector produces over 18% of the world’s goods and every dollar spent in manufacturing adds $1.89 in business growth in supported industrial sectors such as defense, utilities, retail, transportation, and business services.…
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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Just in Time Shipping and the US Supply Chain

Global Reliance on China and Just in Time Supply Chains Under Fire As if construction contractors and US manufacturers haven’t faced enough obstacles with the tight labor market, escalating tariffs, stringent environmental oversight, and fierce global competition, along comes the COVID, impacting shipping and the US supply chain. (more…)