Free trade, automation among challenges for manufacturers

Free trade, automation among challenges for manufacturers

Fox Weaver FILE photo David Oaks fabricates a yoke for a drive shaft for Proton Power Inc. in 2014. Company president Dr. Sam Weaver said Proton Power is adding both automation and employees. Every manufacturer has its own challenges, but there are some that many share.

Free trade, automation and cyber security are a few.

"In our case, I would say a potential looming issue is this debate over free trade," said Dr. Sam Weaver, president and co-founder of Proton Power Inc., a company in Lenoir City and Rockwood that uses biomass to make inexpensive hydrogen and converts it to energy […]

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