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Results and Implications of the Institute for Supply Management’s Report on Business – 1st Half of 2019

On July 1st, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) released their latest Report on Business, a monthly publication that provides industry trends and

The Landscape of Manufacturing: A Look Into the Past and the Future

According to a 2019 Georgetown University study of manufacturing in the U.S., manufacturing used to be the dominant force in the job market in 1940, with

Update: Tax Change to Receiving Advance Payments

It’s doubtful that Bret Michaels was exhibiting any sort of clairvoyant talent and was actually referring to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the

When to Buy New Electronics? Now!

Every day we use products bearing the label “Made in China”, a mark that has become synonymous with the affordable mass production of countless

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Skilled Labor Shortage in the Manufacturing Industry

The Federal Reserve released its most recent Beige Book on June 5, 2019, which summarizes current economic conditions, including challenges, opportunities

Manufacturing's Workforce Crisis

According to the National Association of Manufacturers' latest Outlook Survey, 90% of manufacturers are optimistic about their company's future.

Technology Trends in Manufacturing

Over the past few years, advances in technology have created a number of innovative business opportunities for the manufacturing industry. Some of the

Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: Winner and Losers

The March 2018 steel and aluminum tariffs apparently have resulted in a boom in domestic steel industry production and profits. Nucor CEO John Ferriola,

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March 2019: Stabilization of U.S. Manufacturing Sector, China Follows, Europe Lags Behind

Despite all of the trade tariff talk and uncertainty between the United States (U.S.) and China, the March 2019 Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)

Have Supply Chain Questions? Big Data Has Your Answers

Verified Market Research (VMR) recently released their “Key Futuristic Trends and Competitive Landscape 2025” report, which forecasts strong

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