The labor dispute that could cost U.S. economy $2B per day

A labor dispute between dockworkers and port operators on the West Coast could lead to big financial consequences for manufacturers – and the U.S. economy as a whole. Will this supply chain disaster be averted? 

Study: Regs cost U.S. economy $2 trillion per year

A recent study revealed that federal regulations cost the U.S. more than $2 trillion in lost economic growth per year. The study also showed that small manufacturers are paying big time to comply with so many regs. 

Obama’s billion-dollar plan to help boost manufacturing

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama laid out a billion-dollar idea designed to help boost manufacturing companies across the country.

Future of manufacturing is grim — headed over a cliff — some say

We hear about how wonderful the future state of manufacturing is and how it will keep getting greater, with jobs to be filled and industry hauled back from foreign shores. Some folks are seeing a much darker crystal ball, though.