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Dr. Oliver Hedgepeth

Tiny Twist Ties Are an Element of the US-China Trade Talks

China is trying to undermine the U.S. twist tie business, mainly affecting Bedford Industries, Inc. of Worthington, Minnesota. China is selling identical twist ties that Bedford manufactures, but at half the price.

COVID-19 Will Mean a New Normal for US-China Supply Chains

U.S. businesses did not plan for the current economic shutdown. As a result, many of them are on the verge of bankruptcy.

The National Security Supply Chain Extends into Space

Sustainable space exploration is fast approaching a new level of supply chain management that is not just earth-bound but interplanetary.

Bioterrorism: Using Foods and Beverages As Deadly Weapons

Bioterrorism: "The food industry should start thinking seriously about various terrorism-related scenarios that could potentially involve radioactive materials."