Tag Archives: durable goods

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (9/30/2011)

Industrial Info Resources, a Texas-based market intelligence and research firm, released a report this week indicating that the industrial sector is now opting for strategies of “limited growth,” and that rather that building new facilities, many manufacturers are focusing on increasing production efficiency at their existing plants. This story may just be so much science […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/24/2011)

It was a good week for people, like myself, who view the future of technology and the future of manufacturing as twin rails of the same track, running parallel at your feet, but somehow merging at the horizon up ahead. President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. government will earmark $500 million to re-energize high-tech manufacturing […]