Tag Archives: Alliance for American Manufacturing

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (9/13/2013)

Business Week offers this contrarian view of the American manufacturing renaissance, while citing examples of how offshoring remains a strong and viable option for many companies. Sales of flowmeters is booming in the U.S. industrial marketplace. Manufacturing Day, an annual event designed to spread awareness of manufacturing opportunities in this country, is hitching its wagon to Penske […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (5/17/2013)

The Hill reports that a political storm is brewing, at the center of which are protectionist tariffs and Chinese-made plywood, along with a quagmire of unintended consequences which could put a long-awaited and much-anticipated U.S. housing boom at risk. After carrying this nation’s economic water for four slow years’ worth of recovery, Nasdaq.com says that […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (2/9/2011)

The Christian Science Monitor says manufacturing remains the key to U.S. competitiveness. A recent report says that an end to currency manipulation could mean up to 1.3 million new American jobs. The Atlantic hosted a summit in Washington this week on the future of U.S. manufacturing.  Among the panelists were General Electric chairman and CEO, […]