Metal Fabrication

November 25th, 2014

After several years of shrinking and languishing in the economic doldrums, the U.S. manufacturing industry is growing rapidly regardless of the economic yardstick you choose to measure it by. Each positive milestone is excellent news for hard-hit manufacturers, but each positive outcome brings new challenges along with the benefit.

November 24th, 2014

Manufacturers face a growing shortage of skilled workers to fill open positions, especially as the manufacturing sector continues to expand. The ISM reports that the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in October 2014 for the 17th consecutive month.

November 21st, 2014

It’s a problem unique to manufacturing, largely because of the rapid rate at which this industry is evolving. The so-called skills gap refers to the lack of skilled workers to fill openings. According to U.S.

November 20th, 2014

The “Made in China” label is everywhere, from the clothes you wear to the toys your child plays with and — yes — even the fruit and meat you eat for breakfast. It seems like China has an edge across numerous industries in the United States, partly because consumers are unaware of the source of most of their goods.

November 19th, 2014