Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #514

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- 19 May 2011 ( #514 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
It is reassuring that a number of leading Japanese manufacturers have just issued positive trading results. The growth figures come as good news in the wake of the recent devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophe. But there's no doubt that the disasters will impact on later results, even though most of the big players escaped direct impacts in the natural disasters. The diverse supply chains have been affected and will no doubt continue to hamper any return to full production. It all goes to show how one never knows what challenges loom. Until very recently, the primary concern was falling demand. Now, the issue is one of supply. What next?
Lauren Fiochetta, Tompkins Robotics
Robert Gibbons, Wiferion
Bill Byrd, Toyota Material Handling
Dan Kossow, Toyota Material Handling
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Fact of the week

From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.

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