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Clock Winds Down On Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Clock Winds Down On Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Aug 13, 2015

By Andy Szal, Manufacturing.net After top trade officials from prospective Trans-Pacific Partnership members left Hawaii without an agreement in place last week, experts warned that the clock is quickly winding down on their efforts to strike a deal. The 12 nations could be left with only weeks to get trade pact terms in place before the 2016 elections begin...

Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturing

Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturing

Aug 12, 2015

By WBIR Staff, WBIR (WBIR-Knoxville) Tennesse ranks number one in the country when it comes to automotive manufacturing. Tennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturingTennessee tops rankings for automotive manufacturingTennessee is the first state to win the honor back-to-back and has ranked No. 1 for automotive manufacturing strength for an unprecedented...

4 Improvements Technology Brings to the Supply Chain

4 Improvements Technology Brings to the Supply Chain

Aug 12, 2015

By Hailey Lynne McKeefry, EBN In the days where supply chain analytics were left to handwritten tallies or Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, the supply chain was hindered by lack of information. Today, however, technology tools, especially cloud-based tools, are bringing some major boons to the supply chain. “On the electronics industry side, with the advent of...

Visual Analytics – The Future Of Manufacturing Processes

Visual Analytics – The Future Of Manufacturing Processes

Aug 11, 2015

By Sean Riley, Manufacturing Business Technology As manufacturers begin to see multiple changes across the manufacturing industry, such as the increasing talent shortage, the increased reliance on technology will become apparent — from automation to replace employee labor to the ability to identify and manage exceptions throughout a manufacturing process....

What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America’s…

What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America’s…

Aug 10, 2015

“What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America’s Economic Armor?” By Nicholas Wyman, Forbes In May 2015, automaker Volvo finalized a deal that will move most of its North American production to South Carolina, where its new plant should be operational in 2018, employing 2,000 people and rolling out some 100,000 new vehicles each year. In...

Payrolls in U.S. Increased 215,000 in July in Broad-based Gain

Payrolls in U.S. Increased 215,000 in July in Broad-based Gain

Aug 7, 2015

By Bloomberg Business Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that’s keeping the Federal Reserve on the path toward raising interest rates as soon as next month. The gain in payrolls last month followed a 231,000 advance in June that was bigger...