In 1948, a frustrated President Truman labeled the gridlocked legislative body at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue the "do nothing" United States Congress. Some have taken to branding the 113th Congress similarly.
In the past 15 years, the manufacturing industry has evolved from needing low-skilled production-type assembly workers to being highly technology-infused. It's no secret that manufacturing companies are now struggling to fill the gap for workers trained with the specific skills needed for today's advanced manufacturing jobs....More
WASHINGTON - It is the ultimate symbol of chest-thumping American patriotic pride and now the United States flag must be "100 percent made in the USA" -- at least where the Pentagon is concerned.
A new law requires the Department of Defense -- a major consumer of flags for everything from ships to bases to burials -- fly only flags wholly sourced from home shores....More
In 1948, a frustrated President Truman labeled the gridlocked legislative body at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue the "do nothing" United States Congress. Some have taken to branding the 113th Congress similarly....More
The arrest order signals a toughening stand by local authorities against influential garment manufacturers, who openly flout safety rules for Bangladesh's 4,500 garment factories, where deadly accidents are common....More
The latest NAM/IW Survey of Manufacturers shows industry leaders in a buoyant mood. NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray examines what's behind their optimism and how 2014 is shaping up for the manufacturing industry.
U.S. manufacturers find themselves in a global battle for innovation as companies and nations try to leapfrog the industrialized West. Investor and development expert Ed Sappin offers three examples of global competitors mounting formidable challenges.