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    Teaching Robots to Install Screws

Teaching Robots to Install Screws

July 18
16:31 2019

The future of manufacturing may depend on robots learning to outperform humans in tightening and loosening screws, according to an MIT Technology Review article.

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MSC Industrial Sales Up, Margin Down

July 17
23:49 2019

“We have seen a step-down in demand since April, while the pricing environment remains uncertain due to the overhang of tariffs and trade,” stated CEO Erik Gershwind.

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    FINdex Keeps Accelerating

FINdex Keeps Accelerating

July 10
23:36 2019

The FIN Fastener Stock Index climbed in the second quarter of 2019, boosted by a stock performance that produced the strongest June in decades. The FINdex rose 13% in Q2, besting an index of related industrial stocks that increased 6.2%.

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    FIN Marks 40 Years

FIN Marks 40 Years

July 09
23:28 2019

Fastener Industry News is marking 40 years since it was first published on July 10, 1979, a year that was dominated by a hostage situation in Iran, energy crisis, record federal expenditures, double-digit inflation and rising unemployment.

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    U.S. Manufacturers Move Supply Chains Out of China

U.S. Manufacturers Move Supply Chains Out of China

July 15
11:18 2019

Tariff costs prompt executives to shift production to other countries: ‘Once you move, you don’t go back,’ the Wall Street Journal reports.

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