As the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine approaches on Friday, we’re still seeing global effects on the supply of critical goods. Asoo Vakharia has pulled data on these disruptions, including which countries are extremely reliant on Russian/Ukrainian grain, the…
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Li-Bridge outlines steps for U.S. to double annual lithium battery revenues to $33 billion and provide 100,000 jobs by 2030
A public-private alliance, convened by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by Argonne National Laboratory, released an action plan to accelerate the creation of a robust domestic manufacturing base and supply chain for lithium-based batteries.
U.S. baby formula market broken, heavily regulated, WVU global supply chain expert says
As store shelves remain largely barren of baby formula, a West Virginia University researcher said he believes the domestic shortage could have been prevented with proper supply chain planning. John Saldanha, Sears chair in global supply chain management and associate professor at the John Chambers…
A 10-year look at the battery supply chain in America
A new report summarizes the manufacturing and production locations of lithium-ion battery cells and packs by make and model for PEVs sold in the U.S. from 2010 to 2020. It also summarizes the annual and cumulative Li-ion battery capacity installed in hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) sold in the U.S.
Rare earth supply disruptions have long-range impacts, computer model shows
Many devices rely on rare earth elements. Disruptions to supplies have consequences. Argonne analyzed potential disruptions with a computer model called Global Critical Materials to forecast rare earth market dynamics.
8 Things Argonne is Doing to Save the Earth
Stepping into their superhero gear, Argonne scientists are using science and the world’s best technology to combat some of Earth’s toughest foes, from pollution to climate change.
Pivoting for success: Building more resilient UK manufacturing supply chains
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how manufacturing supply chains are critical to the process of delivering products and services essential to life. Whilst a series of ‘lifeboat’ projects are needed to protect manufacturing capability in the short term, Professor Janet Godsell, from WMG, University of Warwick says now is the time for UK manufacturing supply chains to pivot and build capability for the future.