Tag Archives: Ford Motor Company

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 […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (12/29/2012)

Given the holidays, things are a little slow this week.  But that’s not to say there weren’t a few things worth noting in the weekly manufacturing news. David Kiley of AOL Autos says that Ford Motor Company is part of a national in-sourcing trend that continues to bode well for the Ameircan middle class. Yaskawa, a Japanese-based electrical […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/3/2011)

If there’s anything we learned this week, it’s that the U.S. economy is still very fragile and could really use a whole lot more confidence from the private sector.  That, of course, along with more jobs, lower oil prices and thousands upon thousands of more people willing to buy a new home. But that said, […]