Florida Manufacturing’s Future Boosted by a Team Effort
The future of Florida’s manufacturing sector is one focused on increasing exports, leveraging a blossoming talent pipeline, and effectively shoring up a skills gap that has been plaguing not just their state but the rest of the country as well.
In a conversation with Steve Engelhardt of Industry Today, Nancy Stephens, Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of Florida, talks about the many different programs enacted on behalf of Florida manufacturing as well as the teamwork displayed by executives of these companies and members of the state government in working together to boost the sector’s outlook for the future.
Private Revenue Up despite Trouble Finding Qualified Workers
There’s more evidence that CEOs are feeling pretty good nowadays about their company’s immediate future and the U.S. economy overall, even if they’re having some trouble putting together the workforce they need.
State-Sponsored Overcapacity: The Looming Crisis in the Global Steel Industry
The global steel industry is currently experiencing unprecedented levels of overcapacity, which are severely distorting the global market and threatening the continued viability of steel producers worldwide. While this crisis has recently become more pronounced, it is not a new problem.
Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA)
PTDA: Innovation, Harnessing Generational Knowledge Are the Keys for the Industry’s Future
The power transmission and motion control industry may be one of the lesser known industries here in the United States, yet its impact is witnessed by companies of all types and sizes every day.
Proposed OSHA Rules
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Manufacturing: Affected by the Possible Decline of the U.S. Dollar
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North and South Carolina Nuclear Industry
Supply Chain Disruptions Remain a Top Concern
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Why the U.S. and China Have “The Defining International Relationship”
Survey Says: What Are My Options Beyond China?
For years, when manufacturers worldwide contemplated opening or moving operations offshore, only one country, China, came to mind. With all that cheap labor, plus all that low-cost real estate, how could manufacturers resist? But much has since changed, a recent Deloitte study reveals.
How Colorado Keeps Gaining Manufacturing Jobs
While other states from coast to coast seek to build and expand its economy around its manufacturing sector, Colorado continues to be ahead of the pack, according to a recent analysis. What's the Centennial State's secret? A state industry expert tells all.
Aeroportos Brasil Viracopos S.A.
How is Viracopos Taking Off?
This Brazilian airport undergoes extensive investment as it prepares to become the biggest and best equipped in Latin America. Reuben Ford describes a driven and dynamic approach.
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How Can CLAAS of America Improve Your Farm Operation?
CLAAS of America builds the machines that keep America’s farmers moving forward – literally. Lorie Greenspan finds out about the company’s premier LEXION combine line and how newer technologies are enabling farm operations to outsmart the weather.
Report: Most Vehicles on the Road since 2008
Automotive manufacturers take note: there are now more vehicles zinging up and down U.S. roadways since the dawn of the Great Depression.
According to a Vehicles in Operation market analysis from Experian Automotive, the number of cars and light trucks on the road reached 247.9 million in the second quarter of this year, reportedly the most since the third quarter of 2008.
McGraw Hill Construction
Report: Construction Up 13 Percent
New construction starts in September advanced 13 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $556 billion, according to McGraw Hill Construction, a division of McGraw Hill Financial.
The Conference Board
Consumer Confidence Lowers Again
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which declined “moderately” in September, decreased again in October, officials say.
The Index now stands at 71.2, down from 80.2 in September.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
How Smart Grids, National Electrical Code Perfects the Electrical Industry
The electrical industry has made some rather substantial improvements more than a year after Superstorm Sandy exposed a variety of flaws and defects in the electrical infrastructure throughout the northeast, officials from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) say.
Association for Manufacturing Technology
Manufacturing a Technologically Bright Future
North American industry is booming. Allow AMT-The Association For Manufacturing Technology to count the many ways, from the nation’s new edge in energy costs to the steady uptick in investment to the growing popularity of automation and big data.
US Cold Storage
Sometimes, the more things change the more things remain the same. United States Cold Storage (USCS) still operates one of the United States’ largest public refrigerated warehouse (PRW) networks. Despite recent economic turmoil, it thrives.
Haulotte North America
How Does Haulotte Provide Clients a Safe Lift?
Through innovative aerial work platforms, as well as advancements in X-Boom, telescopic booms, and scissor technology – that’s how. Further, the Ohio-based operation supports its French-based parent company by solidifying its position in North America, reports Dan Harvey.
The Conference Board of Canada
Slowdown in Mining Sector Holds Back Economies of Canadas Territories in 2013
Lower commodity prices will hold back mineral exploration in Canada's territories, cooling previously-robust economic growth in the territories this year, a recent report suggests.
American Trucking Associations (ATA)
What Are The Driving Factors Behind the Driver Shortage?
Anyone considering a long-term career in commercial truck driving is kindly asked to jump in right away.
According to a high-ranking official at the American Trucking Associations (ATA), drivers are badly needed.