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Border Tax and NAFTA Exit Could Harm US Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, Study Finds 5
A 15% border tax would cost U.S. automakers and suppliers $22 billion a year, according to a BCG analysis.
New Automotive Ecosystem Is Leaving Many Players Behind: Report
New Automotive Ecosystem Is Leaving Many Players Behind: Report
As auto sales are forecasted to see a downturn to 15.2 million units in 2019, and new technologies and services become more popular, companies that are relying on traditional auto-industry approaches are falling behind and need to revamp their operating models. This is especially important, the report says, as U.S. auto sales are forecasted to see a downturn to 16.9 millionle, million light-vehicle units this year and to a cyclical trough of 15.2 million units in 2019
How to Fix Manufacturing’s Poor Image
How to Fix Manufacturing’s Poor Image 10
"The American public’s perception of manufacturing may be at an inflection point. The good news is manufacturing clearly matters to many Americans, with the vast majority viewing U.S. manufacturing as crucial to America’s economic prosperity, standard of living, and national security," said new report.
eCommerce Strategy for Exporting
eCommerce Strategy for Exporting
When starting an eCommerce strategy for your business to expand globally, first determine if your business needs its own website. Some eCommerce auction or retailer sites such as eBay or Amazon are good places to start before investing in your own website.
Aerospace, Defense Exports Slowed in 2016 But Might Gain in 2017
Aerospace, Defense Exports Slowed in 2016 But Might Gain in 2017
The slower pace of growth is due to a decline in export financing, the strengthening of the U.S. dollar, and global competition. However in the foreign military sales sector there may be a significant growth year in 2017 driven by helicopter, missile, and other military sales to the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
Steel Exports Decline
Steel Exports Decline
Exports to Mexico decreased 10.3% to 333,923 net tons, which was 9.5% more than in the previous April.
New Additive Manufacturing Facility Opens in Ohio
New Additive Manufacturing Facility Opens in Ohio
"Material printing technology is moving quickly towards commercial viability," said Craig Maxwell, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer.
Arconic Funding Global Manufacturing Education
Arconic Funding Global Manufacturing Education
The manufacturer of lightweight metals, through its foundation, will provide funding over the next two years to academic and training institutions in the U.S., Germany, Hungary, and the United Kingdom to help fill the skills gap.
Is This How You Treat Mom? Mothers Earn 28.4% Less Than Fathers in the United States 5
Nearly three-quarters of American households with children include a working mother, and one-fifth are headed by a single mother.
Waste Material Could Lead to New US Manufacturing Jobs
Waste Material Could Lead to New US Manufacturing Jobs 2
Scientists have discovered how to make high-quality carbon fiber from lignin
Smart Factories Could Add $500 Billion to Global Economy in 5 Years
Smart Factories Could Add $500 Billion to Global Economy in 5 Years 1
Smart factories can nearly double operating profit and margin for an average automotive OEM manufacturer.
Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment
Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment
Corning will get $200 million from Apple to support R&D, capital equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing.
Changes in Workplace Regulations? Don't Hold Your Breath
Most employers don't expect the Trump administration to have an impact on their workforce compliance in the next year.
Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity
Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity 7
A new survey showed 81% feel the manufacturing sector is important to maintaining their standard of living.
Minnesota Manufacturers Express Boundless Optimism
Minnesota Manufacturers Express Boundless Optimism
A record 55% of small and medium -sized manufacturers expect to see increases in gross revenue this year --35% expect revenues to increase by more than 10% in 2017 and 27% expect a double-digit increase in profitability.
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