Tag Archives: Brookings Institution

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (7/13/2012)

Manufacturing.net re-posted an AP story detailing just how badly things are slowing down in China. PepsiCo is apparently looking to tap into the rapidly expanding Chinese middle class with the announcement of a new LEED-certified production facility. That beacon for left-leaning thinkers everywhere, Mother Jones, details how, even as Mitt Romney the candidate decries the […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (5/11/2012)

Using the Revere Copper Products plant in Rome, New York as an example, the New York Times tackles the complex issue of U.S. manufacturing subsidies. MSNBC says the economic recovery, combined with the lingering high price of gas have two auto makers hoping the demand for newer, more fuel efficient vehicles will mean even brighter days […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (2/10/2012)

President Obama’s budget next week promises to have a couple of interesting and potentially helpful pro-manufacturing elements, or at least according to the AP. Rueters, meanwhile, did its own bit of speculating on what the president’s budget might contain on the individual and corporate tax front. And speaking of the Chief Executive, ABC News contends […]