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In May 2008, Industry Market Trends published an article outlining how sections of a major new aircraft had reached the assembly plant with wiring flaws, which caused a production halt. Executives at the aircraft manufacturer blamed the fiasco on the failure of different plants to use the same design software. It was an expensive lesson, costing thousands of jobs, and forcing the company not only to reduce its profit forecasts by $6 billion, but also to close multiple plants.