State of Manufacturing in the United States today

State of American Manufacturing

What is the state of manufacturing in the United States today? We tend to think that American manufacturing has largely been diminished and shipped over seas to take advantage of lower labor costs. In recent years that has all changed. The manufacturing industry in the United States is diverse and complex, but overall it is … Read more

ISM: Manufacturing Growth Steady in the Shadow of Virus

Airframe is being manufactured by various skilled tradesman and women.

U.S. manufacturing grew for a fourth month despite some sectors’ continued struggle with the impact of COVID-19. By Ryan Secard (Industry Week) OCT 01, 2020 The U.S. manufacturing sector held on to slow, steady growth for a fourth month running in September according to the latest report from the Institute for Supply Management. Comments from … Read more

COVID-19 Makes the Case for Resilient Manufacturing


By Keith B. Belton (Industry Week) APR 20, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is causing not just manufacturers, but entire nations, to reevaluate global supply chains. French President Emmanuel Macron—a champion of globalization—says supply chains will “need to become more French.” Germany’s health minister Jens Spahn wants to minimize “one-sided dependencies in order to win back … Read more

CDC COVID-19 Guidance for the Manufacturing Industry Workforce

Mask Wearing at work

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of industry-specific alerts designed tokeep workers safe. If you are in the manufacturing industry, the following tips can help reduce the risk of exposure tothe coronavirus: • Encourage workers to … Read more