Among the most notable supply chain hangups, Ford is suffering from is one: the company is having trouble getting its hand on the signature blue “Ford” badges that grace the front of every vehicle it manufactures.
The company has said that shortages not only include the badges, but also the nameplates that the company uses to specify the make and model of the vehicle they are affixed to. The company first reported the issue on Friday, according to a CNBC writeup. It marks the latest in a long line of supply chain issues that Ford, as well as other auto manufacturers worldwide, have suffered through since the onset of the Covid pandemic. Tribar Technologies is the name of the company that makes the badges for Ford. It has been forced to limit its operations, effective August because it disclosed to state regulators that it had “discharged industrial chemicals […]