Johnson joined Rubber & Plastics News in January 2020 as a long-time reporter for parent company Crain Communications Inc. Most recently, he served as a writer for Plastics News.
He started in working for daily newspapers in 1985 before joining Crain in 1997. Johnson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Point Park University in Pittsburgh.
WASHINGTON—A consortium of nine automotive-related trade groups is calling on the nation's governors to standardize the definition of "essential" businesses and workers in a bid to ensure their members' ability to continue operating in an uncertain economic climate.
With unprecedented steps being taken by local, state and federal governments in an attempt to control the spread of the virus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers tips about how both employers and employees can deal with the mental side of the crisis.
Rubber companies are trying to navigate the chaos caused by the coronavirus while seeking to maintain operations and keep their employees safe. And, while many are sheltering at home and isolating themselves, manufacturing companies face the challenge of needing staff on hand to create products.