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Stay At The USMCA

Congressional approval still awaits as President touts ‘historic’ deal Updating a previous item, the United States, Mexico, and Canada inked a three-way agreement on North American trade on Monday. Colloquially being referred to as “the New NAFTA” by news outlets around the world, the agreement will officially be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). First, […]

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Territorial Tariffs

Chinese imports targeted; steel/aluminum modified The U.S. government announced plans to add more tariffs March 22, preparing to impose stiff increases on Chinese imports. It also modified the section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum in the past week. The goal of the former is to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China by $50 […]

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Materials World

Important news on steel, aluminum, and rare earths this week It’s acceptable to live in a material world if you’re in certain industries that revolve around the availability, cost, and research of these resources. Three headlines this week could prove crucial for the manufacturing sector, fabrication industries, and electric motors in general, as they concern […]

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Tempels of Zoom

Company known for its steel moving into German EV market Tempel, the Chicago-based producer of electric steel laminations for motors, generators and transformers, announced July 7 the opening of a new office for sales, strategic planning and engineering in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. The new office opens with the intention of giving Tempel a platform to explore its […]

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Men of Steel

Materials development from Iowa State University, DOE At the Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory on the campus of Iowa State University, research and development for new materials directed at electric vehicles could very well help the electric motor industry as a whole. A research team led by Jun Cui, an ISU associate professor of materials science […]

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