Tag Archives: John Bryson

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 (4/27/2012)

Commerce Secretary John Bryson was in Upstate New York this week promoting both the U.S. economic recovery and, in particular, the future of manufacturing. Campaign season is clearly upon us.  In the Huffington Post one Democratic congressional candidate touches three of the hottest of hot buttons in a rhetoric-rich, promise-filled post:  boosting manufacturing, creating jobs […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (4/13/2012)

Container traffic in many U.S. ports indicates that consumer confidence in this country just might be on the rise. Despite rising costs, when it comes to manufacturing China continues to dominate many markets. The U.S. Wind Power Industry’s 2011 annual report details how stable policies and increasing demand have led to yet another year of double […]