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Manufacturing Industry Posts Net Job Gain Of Over 284,000

The manufacturing industry had plenty of reason to celebrate this December, finishing an already stellar year by adding an additional 32,000 jobs to the sector. Bringing manufacturing jobs back to America was a top priority for President Trump in his 2016 campaign and it is clear that he has made good on his promises. According to the  Bureau Of Labor Statistics, the manufacturing industry ...

Demand For Cutting Tools Remains High

Manufacturing in America continues to soar and there are strong indications that this trend will continue. The latest Cutting Tool Market Report, jointly compiled by the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute and the Association For Manufacturing Technology shows that U.S. manufacturers purchased $223.46 million in cutting tools in October 2018. This number represents a 6.1% increase over September 2018 and ...

Apparel Manufacturer To Expand Facility, Adds 400 New Jobs

New Jersey apparel manufacturer Suuchi Inc. has not only chosen to remain in the Garden State but also to expand their manufacturing facility, creating over 400 new manufacturing jobs. In an environment that has seen many businesses flee the state in favor of more business-friendly states like North Carolina, Suuchi Inc.’s choice to remain and expand is kind of a big deal. The woman-owned ...

Battery Manufacturer To Open New Plant In Georgia

SK Innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles, have announced their plans for a new manufacturing facility in Jackson County, Georgia. The batteries manufactured at the new facility will produce batteries for both Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai-Kia Motors hybrid-electric vehicles. The new plant will be built at a total cost of $1.67 billion and be ...

Weekly Wrap Up For November 30th, 2018

Jason Burt from EHIIP Consulting discusses the issues that arise when companies are challenged by growth.  Lean Manufacturing is a methodology to help organizations create a self-sustaining, continuous improvement culture that addresses immediate issues and enables the resolution of future strategic initiatives surrounding growth, including maintaining quality, managing the labor expense, ...

Weekly Wrap Up for November 9th, 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business, presented by Anthony Nieves, ISM committee chair for this report, is the ISM’s compilation of information that covers 88% of the U.S. economy, generally known as the services sector. OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2018 Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the agency’s top 10 ...

Mitsubishi Develops New Additive Manufacturing Platform

Two divisions of the Japanese automotive manufacturer, Mitsubishi, have announced that they will be making their way into the 3D printing industry. Mitsubishi Electric has announced the development of a new process for metal 3D printing, while Mitsubishi Chemical plans on introducing a series of materials. Mitsubishi’s new additive manufacturing technique is known as “dot forming technol...

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations For 2018

Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the agency’s top 10 violations for the fiscal year of 2018 at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Houston, Texas. The presentation was given to a standing room only crowd of safety professionals and experts. While the list is very similar to previous years, one standard saw its first ...

Calsonic Kansei Buys Fiat Chrysler’s Auto Parts Unit For $7.1 Billion

Japan’s Calsonic Kansei, a company owned by the private U.S. equity firm KKR, has agreed to purchase Fiat Chrysler’s Magneti Marelli for €6.2 billion ($7.1 billion). This deal will form the seventh largest independent car parts supplier across the world. This is the first major deal by the new CEO of the FCA, Mike Manley, who took over the company in July after the death of the long-ru...