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What Will Happen with the Economy?

In the last two months, we have participated in at least 4 or 5 different economic updates from the perspective of the local area, the region, the state, the nation and the global economy. We have also participated with a group of global consultants to discuss the economy and [...]

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Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing Expert and President of LMA Consulting Looks Back at 2020

CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA – December 30, 2020 –  Manufacturing and Supply Chain Expert,  Lisa Anderson, MBA, CSCP, CLTD, President of LMA Consulting Group Inc., looks back at 2020 and recognizes a pivotal year for manufacturing and the supply chain.  The pandemic caused considerable disruption for manufacturers and their supply chains.  [...]

Manufacturing Month & Interview with an Innovation Award Winner

October is manufacturing month, and so we'd be remiss if we didn't highlight the power of manufacturing on our jobs, economy and quality of life. Manufacturing is powerful in its influence although it is often overlooked. Here are a few statistics from the National Association of Manufacturers to put [...]

Which State Has the Most Manufacturing? The Answer Might Surprise You…

According to an Industry Week article on the US 500: Top Manufacturing States, which state is #1 in terms of having the most manufacturing headquarters? California! Certainly, CA is not a manufacturing-friendly state in most places (although there is an initiative to create an advanced manufacturing consortium of excellence in [...]

The Stock Market, The Economy & How They Do Not Align

January 22, 2019 Key research groups are starting to talk about their predictions for the economy, and everyone is interested. It feels like everyone is waiting for the other shoe to drop. After all, we have been in an expansion mode far longer than is typical and there is [...]

How Resilient Are Your People?

We would be remiss if we went too far down-the-path with supply chain resiliency without pointing out that the ONLY way you’ll have a resilient supply chain is if you have resilient people.  Similar to building a house, without a solid foundation, the best accessories will fail to “hold [...]

Manufacturing Adds the Most Jobs in the Year

January 6, 2019 According to Industry Week, manufacturing employment increased almost 300,000 over the last year! This is after increasing around 200,000 the year prior which is more than a 40% increase. This is much more significant than the numbers alone convey because, according to the National Association of [...]

According to the Industry Week U.S. 500, Manufacturing is STRONG!

August 30, 2018 According to the Industry Week U.S. 500 (America's largest manufacturers), manufacturing is STRONG!  In fact, the author uses the words VERY STRONG - most likely the largest opportunity for manufacturing since the end of World War II.   Now that is saying something.... The economy is strong [...]

Keeping an Eye on Global Markets

If there ever was a strategic topic of critical importance no matter your position in the supply chain, it is keeping an eye on global markets.  We've worked with clients who ONLY source materials, components and products from U.S.-based suppliers yet even they must pay attention to global markets [...]

The Economy and the Inland Empire are on Fire!

Since we attended not one but two economic forecast events last week (one hosted by Claremont McKenna and one hosted by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership), we thought it made sense to share the take-aways: The economy has never looked better especially in the Inland Empire - All the signs [...]

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