Archive for June, 2013

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/29/2013)

The Philly suburban newspaper group has been running a terrific series of featured articles on the rebirth of U.S. manufacturing.  Here is one such story. And here’s another from the same series. The Lowell (MA) Sun says manufacturing is triggering growth in the nearby town of Devens. WND Money says a new law in California […]

On Energy, Enterprise and the Strangest of Bedfellows

I only stumbled upon Bob Inglis by accident, and did so only late last week. I’ve never met the man, or even talked to him. But one of these days I hope to do both. I really do. For those of you who may not know, Inglis is a retired U.S. Senator from South Carolina. […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/14/2013)

Thomas Russell, an editor at Furniture Today, says China has developed a new appetite for American manufacturing. Joe Soucheray of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press rues the tearing down of an old Ford plant.  The problem is, at least from where I’m standing, is that he uses the razing of the building as an excuse to […]