Tag Archives: General Electric

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (10/19/2012)

Scott Paul, who heads up the Alliance for American Manufacturing, uses the Huffington Post as a platform to decode the second presidential debate on the related issues of China and U.S. manufacturing.  Meanwhile, Industry Market Trends offers its take on the debate as well.  Speaking of IMT, the magazine also offers this little insider’s tip […]

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 (2/17/2012)

Some experts wonder if President Obama’s recently expressed confidence in a U.S. manufacturing renaissance are more a product of politics than reality, while others seem more inclined to want to call it a rebound, rather than a full-fledged renaissance. Industry Week reports that General Electric is using principles of lean manufacturing to start making appliances in this country for […]