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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
While many families were enjoying a Thanksgiving feast, an Alabama sheriff was in the woods sorting through a river of FedEx boxes.
Loren Kim Jacobson is headed to prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an explosion at his Idaho tanker testing and repair company about three years ago.
A person was hiking near a stream on the island of Oahu in Hawaii when he noticed that it had a funny smell. An independent laboratory found that 1.2% of the water was booze.
At 4:46 am on Oct. 17, 2020, the Atina oil tanker hit an offshore oil platform in Louisiana and did an estimated $72.9 million in damage. When asked why he crashed, the man behind the wheel said, I was tired. He had been awake for more than 50 hours.
The day after Thanksgiving, Elon Musk ordered his employees back to their posts in Hawthorne, California, in order to address a “disaster” with a new rocketship engine.
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