Colorado businesses continue to face pandemic-induced supply chain issues

Fertilizer. Tractor tires. Bins, boxes and pallets. These are all items on Michael Hirakata’s shopping list, not for the holidays but for next year. They were all in short supply or much more expensive than usual this year due to disruption and backlogs in the global supply chain, and the …

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Hobby keeps retired school teacher Warren huffing | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo / Bob Coupland Carl Antonelli, retired Warren teacher and Champion resident, shows off his model train at the McKinley Memorial Museum in Niles. CHAMPION – Since retiring as a teacher in the Warren City School District, Carl Antonelli has had more time to indulge in one of his …

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Smartphone industry to face supply chain disruption in 2022

The global smartphone industry will continue to be crippled next year by supply chain disruptions and component shortages, with the Omicron variant further compounding the situation, according to industry experts. Following the below-expectations performance of the third quarter and persistent logistical challenges, International Data Corporation lowered its growth forecast for …

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Supply chain issues creating shortage of glass bottles and higher prices – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Wineries and distilleries feel impact of supply chain issues as shipping backups, labor issues and a shortage of truckers drive supply down of glass bottles and higher prices. Jesse Fanning is feeling the pressure in his whiskey distillery and tasting room near San Diego, California. READ MORE: …

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US Manufacturing Jobs “Relocated” Due to Supply Chain Problems and Rising Costs in China

The supply chain crisis and pandemic have reinforced an economic maxim that executives at manufacturer Acme Alliance in Northbrook, Illinois, have emphasized for two decades: Keep your operations and jobs close to your customers. A manufacturer of custom finished aluminum die-cast components for automobiles, heavy trucks and farm machinery, Acme …

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Aloha State | News, Sports, Jobs

Eighty years ago, when we were still a territory and military intelligence predicted a potential conflict with Imperial Japan, the federal government decided to build fuel tanks for the Pacific Fleet. The problem was that so much fuel in the open made the islands vulnerable to air attack. The solution? …

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About the homemade Chex Mix and the minimum wage | News, Sports, Jobs

The other day I was on a mission to find Rice Chex, Corn Chex, and Wheat Chex for that favorite holiday treat this time of year – Homemade Chex Mix. While I now understand that I haven’t searched all the stores in the Four County area enough, I checked out …

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Crutches are now the latest victim of the supply chain shortage

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) – Add crutches to the list of items affected by supply chain shortages. National supply has dwindled due to an aluminum shortage and hospitals are taking note and asking for help. “(I) never would have expected it, but here we are,” said Heather Rambeau, chief nurse for …

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Grinch hits sugarcane makers with sugar shortage and twisted supply chain | Local company

CHICAGO – Orders have poured into Andrew Schuman’s cane business this year, but business has been anything but soft. “We don’t take new orders from new customers,” said Schuman, general manager of Hammond’s, based in Denver, Colorado. “We cannot meet the demand. Candy makers, like retailers and farmers, have come …

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COVID treatment pill arrives in Utah in limited quantities | News, Sports, Jobs

Pfizer via AP This image provided by Pfizer in October 2021 shows the company’s COVID-19 Paxlovid pills. U.S. health regulators on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 approved the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to ward off the virus’ worst effects. The first oral …

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