Articles in U.S. Manufacturing

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

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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

Wal-Mart supplier event duo set in Arkansas

by Chris Bahn (Photo Credit: Elise Amendola/Associated Press) on

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will combine its open call for suppliers and its U.S. Manufacturing Summit into one event this year and host it in Arkansas.... Read full article

Wind Could Be Leading Source of Electricity by 2050, Says U.S. Dept. of Energy Report

by Anastasia Pantsios (Image credit: U.S. Department of Energy) on

Wind power is one of the fastest-growing new sources of electrical power in the U.S.—the largest new renewable source of power since 2000. And within 35 years, it could be providing more than a third of the power in the U.S.... Read full article

Manufacturing in Middle Tennessee: Strong but in flux

by Jeff Turner on

Over the last few decades, the manufacturing industry had been declared dead in the United States. Experts said that we will forever be a country that serves others – either with our hands or our heads – not one that makes things.... Read full article

Supply Chain News: Ashley Furniture Keeps Making Many Products in US, with Push to Succeed in China

by Supply Change Digest on

Striking the Right Balance between Imports and Domestic Production. Of all the US manufacturing sectors devastated by Asian imports in the 2000s, perhaps only apparel and shoes producers took a bigger beating than the shoe industry.... Read full article