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Saturday, October 13, 2012
The results of the quarterly Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) Survey on the Business Outlook indicate slowing growth for U.S. manufacturing over the next three to six months.
Thursday, October 04, 2012
The UPS annual “Change in the (Supply) Chain” survey, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights and targeting U.S.-based senior-level supply chain decision makers in the high-tech/electronics industry, suggests renewed confidence in the nation’s exporting potential
Sunday, September 23, 2012
As explained in a previous Boston Consulting Group report, when the many risks and hidden costs of managing extended global supply chains are taken into account, it will be just as economical to manufacture many products in the U.S. if those goods are sold in the U.S.
Manufactured exports – a bright spot of the U.S. economy in recent year – are set to surge. Combined with jobs created as a result of reshoring, higher U.S. exports could add 2.5 million to 5 million jobs by the end of the decade, as manufacturers shift production from leading European countries and Japan to take advantage of substantially lower costs in the U.S., according to new research by the Boston Consulting Group
Monday, September 10, 2012
The climb to achieve safety standards in China is likely to be fast, but extremely steep.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
A new report from NERA Economic Consulting on behalf of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) finds that U.S. manufacturers are significantly impacted by the escalation in the volume and cost of compliance with federal regulations
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
“Despite the perception by some of the increasing challenges globally, sentiment regarding the direction of the U.S. economy among U.S. industrial manufacturers remained positive during the second quarter,” said Bobby Bono, U.S. industrial manufacturing leader for PwC.
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
On the heels of June, which registered its lowest monthly reading in three years, July’s Manufacturing report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) was fairly flat in comparison.
Posted on 08/01 at 01:30 PM
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Second quarter revenue for transportation and parcel giant UPS was up 1.2 percent annually at $13.35 billion
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Any electronic gadget or equipment, automotive parts, industrial goods and other products might include some counterfeit parts, and the counterfeiters are getting better and better at it.