Tag Archives: Clyde Prestowitz

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (4/19/2013)

The price of producing goods in China has so skyrocketed recently that according to at least one report outsourcing to China will cost virtually the same as producing the same goods domestically in roughly two years. Manufacturing.net, meanwhile, ponders, Is the United States Ready to Take Back Manufacturing? Brand Channel reports that for various reasons a […]

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 (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 […]