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Weekly Wrap Up for September 1st, 2017

The Skills Gap presents great challenges in finding skilled technicians and another level of complexity finding skilled executives to oversee everything from concept and design to unique body building and customer delivery of vocational vehicles. With a truck body at its core, vocational vehicles are designed to suit a particular purpose, such as dump trucks, ambulances, fire engines, handicapped buses, or other specific uses. Hear more as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview John Parden, and ...

S10-E4: Upwardly Strong: ISM at 58.8 and CMI at 55.1

Listen to internet radio with Manufacturing Talk Radio on BlogTalkRadio The Bureau of Labor Statistics has manufacturing employment around 12,400,000 but only counts from the production floor out the loading dock door, and although employment is up since the Great Recession, even robust PMI and CMI numbers won't move employment above 2007 pre-recession levels as more automation and innovation are introduced. What is going strong is productivity, having now exceeded the peak of Q1 2008 - ...