All posts tagged manufacturing

Manufacturing Economy Grew Again In March

The manufacturing economy continued to grow in March while supplier deliveries slowed further, U.S. supply chain executives said in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. Executives voiced optimism about this year’s business outlook, although adverse weather continued to put […]

Inc. Magazine Names Automatic Guided Vehicles As A Best Industry for 2014

A recent Inc. article names the Automatic Guided Vehicle Industry as a best industry of 2014 citing the Industry’s recent growth. This growth is a result of the manufacturing recovery in the U.S., more specifically the automotive industry recovery. The article […]

Manufacturing Sector Grew Again, Supplier Deliveries Slowed in February

Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector grew for the ninth straight month in February even as difficult weather conditions affected business and disrupted logistics, supply executives said in the Institute for Supply Management’s latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business. […]

President Obama Announces Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

This week President Barack Obama announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes that will combine public and private resources to foster manufacturing innovation. One center will be in Chicago; the other will be outside Detroit. The Canton, Mich., institute will focus […]

Apple Praised for Supply Chain Transparency

This week the environmental group Greenpeace praised Apple’s efforts to increased transparency on its suppliers and the substances used in its products. This praise came in response to Apple’s release of its 2014 Supplier Responsibility report. “Apple’s increased transparency about […]

America Poised to Take Advantage of the Next Wave of High-Tech Manufacturing Jobs

The United States has the chance to “beat other countries in the race for the next wave of high-tech manufacturing jobs,” President Obama said in his State of the Union speech last night. Obama described several new manufacturing innovation institutes […]

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