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Articles in U.S. Manufacturing and U.S. Economy

Walmart’s Made in USA initiative bodes well for U.S. packaging sourcing

by Lisa McTigue Pierce on

Anything Wal-Mart can do to bring jobs home to American workers is included in the company’s U.S. sourcing initiative; and this includes retail packaging, according to Cindi Marsiglio, vp of U.S. manufacturing at Wal-Mart.... Read full article

Officials Talk Economic Relationships at US-China Forum

by CAROLINA I. PORTELA-BLANCO on

Keynote speakers at the Harvard US-China Economic Forum stressed the importance of building economic relationships abroad, as well as fostering connections among domestic groups, on Saturday in Northwest Labs.... Read full article

Global Manufacturing PMI Data: The U.S. Is Still the Best

by Lorcan Roche Kelly on

A lot of data came out overnight and on Tuesday morning, giving the market a good update on how the biggest global economies are performing.... Read full article

Bainbridge Manufacturing – what’s the deal?

by Brennan Leathers (Photo courtesy of Office of the Governor/Andrea Briscoe) on

Bainbridge Manufacturing, which will make air conditioning parts for automobiles and other industries, was welcomed to Bainbridge by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal in November 2013. The company was originally slated to get started in 2014 but is still ... Read full article

President Obama Launches Competition for New Textiles-Focused Manufacturing Innovation Institute

by The White House on

FACT SHEET: President Obama Launches Competition for New Textiles-Focused Manufacturing Innovation Institute; New White House Supply Chain Innovation Initiative; and Funding to Support Small Manufacturers... Read full article

President Obama Will Announce New Manufacturing Competition During City Club Speech

by Eric Sandy on

During his afternoon City Club speech, President Barack Obama will announce a new $150-million competition meant to spur manufacturing innovation, a la "America Makes," the 3-D printing-focused institute in Youngstown.... Read full article

Kentucky has 5 of 70 most energy efficient U.S. manufacturing plants

by The Lane Report on

Five Kentucky manufacturing plants are among the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) top 70 manufacturing plants in 29 states and have achieved Energy Star certification for superior energy performance in 2014, the state Energy and Environme... Read full article

One way China still really, really needs the U.S.

by Lydia DePillis (Photo Credit: Jim Young) on

China consumes way more soybeans, cotton and meat than it can produce. The U.S. is happy to provide.... Read full article

5 Reasons Bill Clinton Says U.S. Manufacturing Will Grow and Prosper

by Drew Greenblatt (Photo Credit: Dave Bohrer) on

Improving America's policies towards factories is critical to foster a strong middle class... Read full article

Mining: The Foundation of U.S. Manufacturing

by miningglobal.com on

A recent National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Industry Week survey of manufacturing executives reveals that 88.5 percent of manufacturers are optimistic about their company’s outlook in 2015.... Read full article

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