Tag Archives: Steven Chu

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (8/12/2011)

It seems these days, no matter how much we try we cannot divorce politics from economics.  This week, even as President Obama visited a battery factory in Western Michigan to decry the partisan politics he claims are hindering American manufacturing’s chances for a full and speedy recovery, one couldn’t help but notice the trip was […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (4/8/2011)

Another amazing week in the world of manufacturing.  Here’s what I’m hearing and reading: The Center for American Progress recently issued a report on the influence of manufacturing on the U.S. economy.  The report’s authors contend that direct impact is only part of manufacturing’s story, and that the sector’s indirect impact is nearly as critical […]