Manufacturing Job Growth and the FDI Factor
Manufacturing jobs have been a hot topic in the last 12 months. Chances are, if you read any manufacturing related industry news, you have read something about reshoring, FDI, and the need for more skilled manufacturing workers.
FDI, Foreign...Read more
USA Reshoring Tops Offshoring in 2014 for First Time in 20 Years
The numbers are in for 2014, and it proved to be quite the notable year for reshoring jobs in manufacturing. It seems that for the first time in two decades America brought more jobs home than were shipped overseas.
Next-Shoring: The New Buzzword in Manufacturing
Next-shoring is the new buzzword in manufacturing. Have you heard it yet?
It was coined by a group of McKinsey Analysts early in 2014. The basic concept is not the moving of operations in order to better serve customers and...Read more
Made In The USA – August Manufacturing Levels Highest In Three Years
Labor Day is the unofficial end of Summer, and signifies a shift in most of our schedules. School has officially started for most kids and summer vacations are over for the year. It is a time where the focus...Read more
IRP-3: The Industrial Revolution, Part Trois.
In the last few months there have been several articles referencing the new era of manufacturing. There seems to be a race to see who can aptly name this manufacturing renaissance, and there have been a couple of blogs...Read more
Manufacturing Up or Down? Perhaps Some Clarity Here
Up....Down.....Up.....Down.....NO..UP! This is the rhetoric that has been plaguing the manufacturing sector for years. Are media sources so desperate for something to say about American manufacturing that the roller coaster of negative and positive is created, or do we...Read more
Join the Reshoring Renaissance to Compete Better
As software and manufacturing technology has become more advanced in the U.S. there is a clear path to bringing production home. According to reshorenow.org, the top four reasons to reshore are 1. Bring jobs...Read more
Five Reasons Manufacturing Is Coming Home To America
From a recent article about GE in The Atlantic Magazine, the following conclusions are made:
Changes in the global economy are coming into focus:
Oil prices are three times what they were in 2000, making cargo-ship fuel much more expensive...Read more