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U.S. Trade Deficit in Manufactures Surges in Fourth Quarter
US Trade Deficit in Manufactures Surges in Fourth Quarter
Industry group MAPI points out there was a three-month net loss of 40,000 to 100,000 manufacturing jobs.
Muted Outlook for Europe in 2014 Says Industry Group
Muted Outlook for Europe in 2014 Says Industry Group
MAPI is predicting GDP growth for Eurozone in 2014 to be between 0.5%-1%.
NASA, Boeing Collaboration Proceeding
Boeing this year will wrap up Phase 2 of its NASA-funded Subsonic Ultra Green Aircraft Research (Sugar) project, through which it has developed a low-drag truss-braced wing concept.
Will Airbus Launch a New Airliner to Compete with Boeing's 777?
Airbus has serious challenges after Boeing launched its new twinjet-derivative family of airliners at the Dubai Airshow in November and reports orders and commitments for 259 aircraft worth $95 billion.
Does Manufacturing Deserve Special Treatment in the President's Speech?
Factory jobs are far and few between and will not return to former levels.
Walmart Funds Efforts to Bring Manufacturing Back to US
The company will provide a $10 million fund for a five-year program in collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
India Looking to Raise Manufacturing’s Share of GDP to 25%
India Looking to Raise Manufacturing's Share of GDP to 25%
This increase would create 100 million skilled jobs says Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma.
GM Supplier Opens New Facility in Missouri
GM Supplier Opens New Facility in Missouri
Janesville Acoustics' expansion will add 164 jobs.
Automotive Supplier to Add 2,000 Jobs Expanding North American Footprint
Automotive Supplier to Add 2,000 Jobs Expanding North American Footprint
Over the next four years, Denso will add jobs in Michigan, Tennessee and Alabama.
Are Countries Finding it too Risky to Open Industries to Foreign Competition?
Are Countries Finding it too Risky to Open Industries to Foreign Competition?
Are Countries Finding it too Risky to Open Industries to Foreign Competition? Citing India’s recent action of revoking Pfizer’s patent for its cancer drug Sutent and granting a domestic manufacturer, Cipla, the right to produce a generic version of the drug, Ian Bremmer of the Harvard Business Review, makes the case that globalization is taking a different turn. Bremer argues that a “guarded globalization” is taking place as a result of the recession. Trying to protect markets, developing nations mostly, are being more careful as to what is open to foreign capital while simultaneously promoting specific state-owned industries. Trying to protect markets, developing nations mostly, are being more careful as to what is open to foreign capital while simultaneously promoting specific state-owned industries.
New Silicon Metal Production Facility to Open in Mississippi
New Silicon Metal Production Facility to Open in Mississippi
The $200 million investment will create 200 new jobs.
Manufacturing to Grow 3.1% in 2014, 4.1% in 2015
Manufacturing to Grow 3.1% in 2014, 4.1% in 2015
MAPI also predicts 3.2% growth from 2016 to 2018
Chinese Textile Co. to Build its First US Manufacturing
Chinese Textile Co. to Build its First US Manufacturing Facility
The Keer Group will invest $218 million South Carolina creating 501 jobs.
HP Opens Regional Industry Development Center in Arkansas
HP Opens Regional Industry Development Center in Arkansas
The company said the presence of three colleges and universities as one the key drivers for the project.
Five US Plants Gets Upgrade from GM
Five US Plants Get Upgrade from GM
Michigan, Ohio, Indiana plants will receive $1.3 billion.
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