Trade en GE Breaks Ground On Ontario Engine Facility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The move corresponds with a 2015 decision to move engine production from Waukesha, Wisconsin, because of General Electric’s struggles with the Export-Import Bank.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Competitiveness Companies & Executives Corporate Finance & Tax Trade Finance Global Economy Leadership Technology IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing The Latest Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:51:00 +0000 355571 at Bill Pugliano, Getty Images Companies Optimistic about Future Trade Activity with the US <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Forty-three percent of companies surveyed expect trade to increase by more than 10% over the next five years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Global Economy The Latest Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:52:00 +0000 345301 at 'We Had to Train Those Workers Who Took Our Jobs' <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke today in Michigan at a former auto supplier that had to reinvent itself, while opponent Donald Trump was in the state Monday, hammering home Bill Clinton's role in NAFTA.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor / Employment Policy Regulations Trade Global Economy Workforce The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:26:00 +0000 341671 at <p>Clinton speaking at the Futuramic plant in Warren, Mich.</p> Getty Images Cutting Tool Consumption Rose in June, Still Down YTD <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. manufacturers’ consumpton of cutting tools rose 5.8% from May to June, but the overall market conditions continue to be difficult. The results are down 7.1% year-on-year, and -8.8% YTD.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:01:00 +0000 340481 at US Steel Plans $439 Million Stock Offering After Rally <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. Steel joins copper miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in tapping the equity market to raise money after metal producers’ shares rallied this year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Change Management Competitiveness Strategic Planning & Execution Trade Global Economy Leadership The Latest Mon, 08 Aug 2016 20:49:00 +0000 337381 at <p>A U.S. Steel taconite ore mine in Minnesota.</p> U.S. Steel Facing Cancer Drug Shortage, US Relies on Banned Chinese Plant <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The FDA allowed the plant to continue exporting about 15 ingredients for use in finished drugs in the U.S. More than 80% of drug ingredients are now produced abroad, mainly in China and India. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Inventory Management Quality Regulations Trade Global Economy Operations Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:07:00 +0000 320991 at Getty Images Peugeot-Citroen to Build Cars in Iran <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Three Citroen models specifically designed for the Iranian market are planned, and the joint venture aims to build 150,000 cars per year in five years. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emerging Markets Trade Global Economy The Latest Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:17:00 +0000 319911 at Getty Images Export Advice: Doing Business in Mexico's Automotive Industry <div class="field-byline"> Linda Abbruzzese and Curt Cultice, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Mexico's growing automotive industry provides many opportunities for U.S. companies to export to the tier supplier base, and to partner with Mexican distributors that sell parts to OEMs and the aftermarket.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trade Global Economy The Changing Automotive Landscape The Latest Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:40:00 +0000 317921 at <p>Mexico is the third-largest trading partner of the United States, with annual trade topping $500 billion. Rapid growth in the auto sector is presenting new opportunities for U.S. manufacturers.</p> US Cutting Tool Demand Falls Again, Reflecting Manufacturing Weakness <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. manufacturers consumed $165.68 million worth of cutting tools during May, a decline of 4.6% from the March total and a 4.1% drop from the May 2015 result. Cutting tool consumption is an index to overall manufacturing activity. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IndustryWeek Wire American Machinist Trade The Latest Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:38:00 +0000 314801 at AISI's Gibson: China 'Has to Get Out of the Steel Business' <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. steel association chief calls for continued action to curb Chinese steel dumping and move China away from state-owned domination of its industry. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies & Executives Public Policy Trade Global Economy The Latest Wed, 13 Jul 2016 20:55:00 +0000 311311 at <p>China&#39;s state-owned steel industry lost up to $15.5 billion in 2015, said AISI&nbsp;President Thomas Gibson. China&#39;s steel industry has ramped up exports to help compensate for declining domestic demand.</p> Getty Images