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A Closer Look At The U.S. Oil Industry: What It Means For Manufacturing

The Oil industry has been on everybody's minds for the past few years. From terrifying lows to unexpected cooperation from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), no one really know’s what the future may hold. With the commodity facing its first weekly loss in a month, many are wondering what could be the cause. Furthermore, manufacturers are curious to see if this price drop ...

Weekly Wrap Up for April 21st, 2017

Senior International Correspondents Chad Moutray, Norbert Ore, Chong Wang and Royce Lowe join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the continuing upbeat economic reports around the world, although some pockets show some weakness that may be only temporary. Tune in to hear if your supply chain or customer base might be affected positively or negatively within the U.S. economy or a shift ...

Deep Sea Mining: The Next Frontier

For decades those in search of oil have gone far offshore to harvest the natural resource, however mining in deep waters was still out of reach. A treasure trove of minerals lies beneath the ocean waves but environmental concerns and technology constraints kept them at arm's length. Now businesses are beginning to take the leap forward and investigate the true potential of deep sea mining and it ...

Tesla’s Electric Semi: Musk’s Plan to Disrupt Another Industry

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk jumped on Twitter on Thursday, April 13th to unveil the company's plan to release an electric semi truck. Although the official reveal isn’t until September, Musk sounded optimistic about the upcoming project saying “Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level.” While the CEO’s positive attitude is a good sign, many in the trucking industry are skeptical of the ...

Manufacturing Tax Reform: What Needs To Be Done

Manufacturing businesses small and large all struggle to maintain their competitive edge in the current high tax environment. When looking at data from the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), in 2014 the combined federal and state statutory corporate tax rate for the United States was 39.1%. On average, the other members of the organization are being taxed at 24.8% on ...

S9-E5: Upbeat Economic Reports from 4 Continents and 15+ Countries

Senior International Correspondents Chad Moutray, Norbert Ore, Chong Wang and Royce Lowe join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the continuing upbeat economic reports around the world, although some pockets show some weakness that may be only temporary. Tune in to hear if your supply chain or customer base might be affected positively or negatively within the U.S. economy or a shift in ...

Apple Ready To Make Their Debut In The World of Automotives

The automotive industry is transforming almost as fast as the manufacturers tasked with assembling the vehicles. From self-driving cars to electric vehicles, no one is sure what the future will hold for the industry. One thing is certain, there will be more automotive manufacturers making their way to the industry. The next company to make their debut into the world of automotive technology and ...

Weekly Wrap Up For April 14th, 2017

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 Export-Import Bank Catches the Eye Of President Trump

The Export-Import Bank is an important topic of discussion for those in the manufacturing industry here in the United States. Only able to accept loans under $10 million, it has seriously hindered business for U.S. manufacturers. Companies like Boeing Co and General Electric Co began moving operations overseas to benefit from foreign governments Credit Agencies to secure financing. However, it ...

Keep Your Manufacturing Workforce Safe: 4 Tips To Help Improve

Preventing workplace injuries must be a top priority for anyone working in manufacturing. From business owners to the individuals on the shop floor, a safe work environment benefits everyone. Manufacturing has come so far from it’s early days, but there is still much work to be done. Below we will offer four tips on how to ensure the workforce is as safe as possible. 1) Making Safety A Part Of ...