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Will Technology Gain Critical Mass in 2020?

Recent predictions say we are headed into the year where technology gains critical mass!  That is truly exciting for manufacturers as people and robots work in collaboration to achieve profitable growth and success.

Celebrating Manufacturing Day and Its Impact

October 3, 2019 In our Manufacturing month Profit through People newsletter article, we discussed the relevance of manufacturing on the economy, jobs and quality of life. For example, for every $1 spent in manufacturing, $1.82 is added to the economy which is the HIGHEST multiplier effect of any economic [...]

2023-11-16T17:22:58-08:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain Briefing|Tags: , |

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

Which state is #1 in terms of having the most manufacturing headquarters?

Manufacturing is On the Move

Reshoring was at record levels in 2018! Manufacturers are starting to return as they see the total costs of offshoring combined with the rising costs in China and improved competitiveness of the U.S.

Industry Week’s Salary Survey Finds Good Morale Yet Not Higher Wages

Insights from the Industry Week Salary Survey on manufacturing employee morale and the disparity in wage trends
2024-02-16T21:31:21-08:00September 24, 2018|Categories: Supply Chain Briefing, Talent & Leadership, Talent / Skills Gap|Tags: , |

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

Are you in the fast lane, driving with the pack or in the slow lane?  With the VAST opportunities for manufacturers to succeed, perhaps it is time to put on your turn signal and step on the gas! 
2024-02-16T21:38:23-08:00August 30, 2018|Categories: Business & the Economy, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Briefing|Tags: , |

The Highest Number of Factory Jobs Since 2008!

Are your suppliers ready to grow with you?  Will they run into quality issues?  Cash issues?  Supply issues?  Or will they enable you to be ahead of the curve? 

Manufacturing is HOT

In the last week, not only have there been several articles about the positive strides manufacturing is making but it also has come up in several presentations we've attended such as the economic forecast.  Here is a compilation of just a few of the HOT topics and trends.
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