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Weekly Wrap Up For July 19th, 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys with Strategas Research Partners, and a Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Strategas Global Survey Insights report of Purchasing Managers Indexes for markets is Europe, Asia, and South America, as well as general economic conditions in the U.S. The US Economic Boom Is Bringing Jobs Back Home With 19 ...

The US Economic Boom Is Bringing Jobs Back Home

With 19 straight quarters of sustained growth, the manufacturing industry is enjoying a powerful and long-overdue resurgence. Propelled by innovation, demand, that sweet tax break in 2017 courtesy of a pro-manufacturing administration in the White House, companies are building new factories, hiring employees by the thousands and manufacturers that fled the country years ago are returning in ...

Environmental Regulation And Manufacturing

The debate over climate change has never been, for lack of a better term, hotter. On the one side, you have the scientific community, armed with studies and predictive models and tons of research that would paint the manufacturing industry as the main reason for heatwaves, melting polar ice caps and droughts. On the other side is the manufacturing industry, with their own research and studies ...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 12, 2019

Another insightful leading indicator report is the Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence, who reviews the data posted at www.nacm.org on the last day of each month from the organization whose members look 90-180 days into the future to how they will get paid for orders shipped. Tim Grady interviews Chris about the general direction of the economy and ...

Manufacturing Bounces Back in June

After four consecutive months of minuscule gains and bigger losses, the manufacturing industry posted a gain of 17,000 jobs in June. Durable goods, products intended to last 3 years or longer, were responsible for a majority of the gains with 12,000 new jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Manufacturers of computers and computer-related goods added 6,500 jobs with machinery ...

China’s Loss Is Vietnam’s Gain

In the first four months of this year Vietnam has become the eighth largest import partner for the United States, surpassing Ireland, Italy, India and France among others. The trade war between the United States and China continues, forcing manufacturers to move production outside China to avoid paying ever-increasing tariffs on goods bound for the US. In the first four months of this year ...

Weekly Wrap Up For June 28th, 2019

Scott Ellyson, CEO and co-founder of East West Manufacturing joins Manufacturing Talk Radio to discuss the services they offer in the arena of industrial manufacturing, and how they can help develop a prototype or take a prototype into production, with all the advantages of a team of engineers and production people in the U.S. as well as 5 other countries to help their customers make, ...

Weekly Wrap Up For June 21st, 2019

In this episode, Don Leavens, Vice President and Chief Economist of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, discusses both cyclical and structural forces shaping the U.S. electrical manufacturing space. Following Don’s description of the electrical manufacturing growth picture, the questioning turns to product and process innovation. When asked about concentration and barriers to ...

Empire State Manufacturing Report Posts Largest Drop In History

The Empire State Manufacturing Report took a sharp nosedive this month, falling 26.4 points to -8.6 as reported this past Monday. This precipitous drop represents the first time the index has dipped into negative territory since October of 2016. Any number below zero represents a contraction in manufacturing activity in New York state. Analysts had predicted a significantly more favorable number ...