If a country makes complex products that are linked to many other industries -- such as computers, cars and chemicals -- it will be rich. But manufacturing is in bigger trouble than the conventional wisdom would have you believe....More
“We won’t do business in North America,” said Tang Yuxiang, chairman of Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. “China and the U.S. don’t have a very good relationship. We would like to go to the markets that are friendly to China.”...More
The U.S. Department of Commerce has launched "dumping" proceedings against foreign steel firms, including two German producers -- suspecting they may be selling stock at unfairly low prices to undercut U.S. producers....More
The firm had been "searching for a site for its first U.S. production facility for several years already,, but its move comes as many German firms are troubled by the prospect of import tariffs after tough talk on trade from President Trump....More
“If you do Kaizens the emphasis is on improvement. We try and remove frustrations and make work more fun. We want our employees to be inspired," explains Eric DiMalanta, lean manager for Vitamix....More
The Senate voted 50-48, along party lines, to eliminate the OSHA rule, which requires employers with more than 10 workers to keep ongoing records of safety incidents for five years after they occur....More
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