If a quarter of the world’s cars have batteries, global oil demand would reach a plateau of about 109 million barrels a day during the second half of the 2030s, OPEC says.
It’s no secret that finding and retaining talent is one of those constant concerns that keep manufacturing executives up at night. Hiring skilled tradespeople is particularly difficult since these occupations are much in demand but not that...
The government’s latest jobs report showed factories have taken on 74,000 workers in the past three months, with manufacturing payrolls approaching 12.5 million — the highest since January 2009.
The timing has never been better for the U.S. to take back control and align itself for success by implementing a reasonable minimum wage that’s manageable for manufacturing companies and fair to employees.
Europe’s largest economy is on track for continued robust growth in the third quarter, with manufacturing set to remain a “pillar” of the upswing thanks to “vigorous” export demand and an “excellent” level of orders.
The U.S.’s $69 billion trade deficit with Japan is its second-highest behind only China, fueled largely by American imports of cars and electronics.