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Manufacturers Hopeful About The Future: Manufacturing Outlook Survey

American manufacturers are showing signs of optimism about growth and prosperity. The National Association of Manufacturers released their Outlook survey results and it shows hopes are high for the future. The results reached an all-time high, breaking all records throughout the survey’s nearly 20-year history. Confidence is associated with the new administration in Washington, D.C. as well as ...

S9-E2: 3 Important Topics for Our Listeners that Impact Manufacturing

Manufacturing Talk Radio is excited to announce an expansion of its network broadcasts with the launch of A Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford, a show that will cover some of the risks and ramifications for multinational corporations doing business in Europe, South America or Asia when jurisdictional laws conflict with U.S. law, as both Microsoft and Apple have experienced. Dr. Sanford's ...

3 Tips to Improve ERP in Manufacturing

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is important software for the modern manufacturing business. Both large and small businesses can benefit from this kind of technology. However, not all ERP services are created equal, some could benefit your business more than others. Furthermore, manufacturers have had a hard time making the most out of this technology. Below we will dive into the 3 ways ...

Tesla Inc. Produced 50,000 Vehicles In The First Quarter: Bigger Plans For The Future

Tesla Inc., the popular electric car manufacturers delivered a record breaking 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter of 2017. This is up a staggering 69% from the same time last year. Many didn’t believe Tesla Inc. had the capabilities to meet growing demand and especially not in this dramatic of a fashion. The company released a statement on Sunday which outlined their manufacturing milest...

A New Approach to U.S. Trade: NAFTA in Trumps Sights

Trade has been a hot topic among the manufacturing community in the United States and abroad. President Donald Trump shared many choice words about the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) throughout his campaign, calling it unfair and hurting American businesses. Today, 3/31/2017, President Trump will sign a pair of executive orders focused on fair trade and it could have big implications ...

Weekly Wrap Up for March 31st, 2017

Manufacturing Talk Radio is expanding its network of shows under MBC, the Manufacturing Broadcasting Corporation, by launching its newest show, A Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford with Executive Producer and Show Host Dr. Adriana Sanford. Dr. Sanford will cover international jurisdictional legal topics that can put U.S. manufacturers, their executives and even their employees at ...

U.S. Steel: Arkansas Manufacturer Making First Smart Steel Mill

New technologies are increasingly making their way into the manufacturing industry. Two of the most popular additions are AI and the IoT, both of which are key components of a smart factory. Utilizing these technologies opens new doors for manufacturers and one Arkansas based company trying to make take this concept a step further. Big River Steel, an Arkansas based steel company is working ...

Unbiased Look At President Trumps Energy Independence Executive Order

President Donald Trump put an end to the Obama-era restrictions on domestic energy production. With the singing of the “Energy Independence” executive order, the new administration is hoping to put “miners back to work” and create a better business environment for energy producers of all kinds. This executive order states it will promote clean and safe development of our Nation’s vast ...

Federal Government Repeals “Blacklisting Rule”: Manufacturers React

On Monday, 3/27/17 President Trump repealed an Obama-era regulation known as the ‘Blacklisting rule”. It stated that federal contractors must publicly report all past labor law violations. It was put into place with the intention of preventing the government from hiring businesses that were found in violation of wage theft regulations or had workplace safety infractions. The rule was ...

Maximizing Efficiency: What Can Your Manufacturing Business Do?

Maximizing efficiency is essential for any successful manufacturing business. Improving efficiency isn’t as cut and dry as many would hope, it depends on many variables that span the factory floor. Whether it requires changes to the way employees operate, equipment used, or processes that run the business; every manufacturer has the ability to improve. Examine the Business’ workflow The ...