A Look at US Manufacturing Statistics

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According to the June report on US Manufacturing Statistics manufacturing remains strong and hit its highest for 2014. New orders for US manufacturing sectors in automobiles, computers, chemicals and other products caused the index to reach 55.3%. American manufacturers don’t … Continued

Is Advancing Technology a Double Edge Sword?

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      I came across an article this morning that indicated, according to reports published Thursday, computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) could cut as many as 30,000 jobs to compensate for dwindling demand for personal computers as more people are … Continued

Dealing With the Labor Shortage in the Manufacturing Industry

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      As I was researching and posting relevant (I think) information regarding the lack of skilled labor to accommodate the growth in the manufacturing industry. I came across several articles, but one that really caught my attention. Please … Continued

Tool and die makers desperately casting for workers

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An interesting article regarding the Tool and Die industry. Once again, good news on the manufacturing front, but more concern of a shortage of workers to accommodate the growth. Read the article here.

Reshoring Could Create 2-3 Million Jobs by End of Decade

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I’m reading another article on reshoring, or bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. This article is particularly interesting because it talks about the possibility that reshoring could create 2 to 3 million new jobs by the end of the decade. … Continued

Business Intelligence with SMARTer Manager

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What is business intelligence? SMARTer Manager helps you with business intelligence through customizing how you work with SMARTer Manager and enables you to organize all your internal and outside processes in one spot. There’s no need to click through screens … Continued