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Sound Bytes Continue to Hinder Honest Debate about Energy, Manufacturing’s Comeback

As anyone who has read this blog the past few years will attest, I’m not a big fan of presidential election season.  During a presidential campaign what little time and space we normally provide for honest an open debate in this country about things that matter get seemingly squeezed into nothingness by our suddenly all-consuming […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (8/10/2012)

McKinsey & Company studied the evolving Mexican consumer recently and shared some of its more interesting findings in this week’s McKinsey Quarterly. Here’s what on the surface might look like a largely inconsequential story in Fashionista magazine on the Colombian textile and fashion industries.  But when you read it, it reveals much of the dynamics […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (6/3/2011)

If there’s anything we learned this week, it’s that the U.S. economy is still very fragile and could really use a whole lot more confidence from the private sector.  That, of course, along with more jobs, lower oil prices and thousands upon thousands of more people willing to buy a new home. But that said, […]