Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Election Hangover – Time to Move On

Some random thoughts as the dust continues to settle following one of the most bitter and, certainly, most expensive presidential campaigns in history. Over one billion total dollars were spent in television advertising alone by the two parties (and their related Super PACs) to give us what amounts to pretty much the same government we had […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (11/2/2012)

The Associated Press reports that the U.S. economy has been given a pre-election lift. The Washington Post reports that according to one report, while factory orders took a nice 4.8% jump in September, overall investment in the sector remains weak.  Business Week adds that, according to the ISM, manufacturing  rose in October for the second consecutive […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (3/16/2012)

Here’s a fascinating story which originally appeared in the Atlantic on how and where American companies choose to place their China-based factories. There is certainly a James Bond quality to the corporate espionage apparently going back and forth between China and the object of its desire, DuPont.  Specifically, the chemical equation for a product the Chinese government […]