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Repair shops struggling with parts, labor shortages

Nearly all shops surveyed for the second annual State of Heavy-Duty Repair report compiled by Fullbay with the Technology & Maintenance Council were affected by parts shortages in 2021. The report indicated 82% of repair shops suffered disruptions due to supply chain-related parts shortages, with 14% reporting “severe” disruptions. (Photo: istock) Sixty-four per cent of…

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Covid Surge in Malaysia Worsens Chip Shortages

A trio of Malaysian semiconductor manufacturers (Infineon Technologies AG, NXP Semiconductors NV and STMicroelectronics NV) have been hit hard by the surging COVID cases in the region – jeopardizing plans to lift instated lockdowns and restore full production capacity. The news, via Bloomberg is that the reported daily infection figures have pushed past 20,000 for a seven-day average,…