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State of the Industry: The Impact of COVID-19 on Manufacturing, August Update

Webinar | On-Demand

The coronavirus outbreak has caused widespread concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses and communities across the world. The situation is fast-moving, with widespread impacts.

One thing is for certain—it has and will continue to have global economic and financial ramifications that will be felt throughout the manufacturing industry.

In this fifth State of the Industry panel, Plex CTO Jerry Foster will join Chad Moutray, Chief Economist at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and Lou Zhang, Chief Data Scientist at MachineMetrics to discuss current data, trends, and early assumptions made about the impacts of COVID-19 on the global manufacturing economy.

Topics included in this in-depth discussion:

  • What economic trends have changed in the past few months, backed by data
  • How it will affect the near-term global manufacturing economy
  • How this will impact the long-term outlook of the manufacturing post-pandemic economy


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