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S9-E4: Two Important Speakers Address Key Topics for Manufacturers

Listen Now - Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer with Syncron joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss how Syncron helps OEM manufacturers develop their 'after-sale' service at dealerships by improving availability of the right part at the right price at the right time with parts inventory control that improves profitability and completion of service repairs that are a win-win-win: a win for the OEM, a win for the dealership and a win for the customer. The top line and bottom line ...

Toyota: Investing in the Future of American Manufacturing

Toyota announced today that it will be investing more than $1.3 billion in its expansive plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. This factory, where the iconic Camry is built, is their largest operation across the globe and the money will be going toward a massive retooling effort to expedite vehicle manufacturing. None of the money is going toward new jobs but Toyota said that this is the largest invest ever made into one of their U.S. based plants. The upgrade will be used to sustain the 8,200 jobs ...

U.S. Oil & Gas Rig Count Rises: Manufacturing Industry Benefits

The global oil market remains volatile and the current geopolitical situation is only leading to more questions and uncertainty. Baker Hughes recently released their report on the U.S. oil rig count and it shows continued growth. With the oil prices rising around the globe, the U.S. has been quick to reestablish their domestic oil production capabilities and in a big way. Overall, the U.S. comes in a 839 rigs, up 89.4% year-over-year and up 107.7% since the count bottomed out at 404 in May ...