Tag Archives: National Association of Manufacturers

Net Neutrality and You

I have been writing about this current (and amazing) renaissance in American manufacturing for years, and how, even as you read this, the sector we grew up is changing forever. And yet I’m still amazed at how walls continue to crumble around us; between countries, between cultures, between markets, between corporations, and between sectors. The […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (1/25/2012)

Not to say “I told you so,” but just like the goose in the rear end that the global economy got after the 2008 presidential election campaign (and mudslinging) ended, it’s happening again, and this time in spades.  Reuters tells us that economies all over the world are continuing to mount meaningful rallies, including those […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/29/2012)

Business Week reports that many small U.S. manufacturers have given up on that whole “Made in China” thing. The troubling economic news continued this week as layoffs spiked nationally and the world economy continued to show signs of contraction.  Meanwhile, word that U.S. manufacturing was slowing down led to a sell-off on Wall Street.  And, […]