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2014-03-20 16:23:38

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inexpensive natural gas will boost manufacturing growth in the U.S. and its metropolitan areas according to a new report released today by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and prepared by IHS Global Insight. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Unveiled by key members of USCM's Advanced Manufacturing Task Force during a press conference phone call, the report titled Impact of the Manufacturing Renaissance from Energy...

2014-02-25 23:03:37

A leadership team from EWI, The Ohio State University, and the University of Michigan has been chosen by the Department of Defense to lead its new institute to advance lightweight and modern metal manufacturing technologies. The institute will ensure that the U.S. is the world leader in the application of innovative lightweight metal production and component/subsystem manufacturing technologies. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The launch of a new public-private institute geared...

2013-09-05 08:24:33

Research Reveals Top Ten Metros With Most Job Growth Per Capita CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Which industries are the top drivers of job growth for each of the 100 largest U.S. markets? Which metros have added the most jobs post-recession? Which metros have the biggest concentration of jobs in healthcare, technology, construction, manufacturing, energy and other top fields? The U.S. economy is composed of hundreds of industries that are spread across thousands of counties, and the...

2013-08-30 23:17:52

Job growth in Seattle is being driven in the manufacturing, technology, and service-providing sectors. Hound.com offers a preview into how Seattle is leading the charge among U.S. cities. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Seattle leads the charge among U.S. cities with the fastest job growth, as per an article titled “Seattle a Leader in Job Growth” in the 26 August edition of Wall Street Journal. Strong business growth in the city’s manufacturing, technology, and...

2013-07-17 08:33:15

20% Profitability Increase Experienced By Mid-Market Manufacturers Using Advanced Techniques COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's 33,000 middle market manufacturing companies are increasingly leveraging advanced manufacturing techniques to generate increased revenue and productivity growth. A new report released today by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) indicates that the 47 percent of...

2013-05-20 08:24:19

In his new book The Polaris Effect, Roedel starts a movement to empower U.S. consumers to purchase American-made products WENATCHEE, Wash., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In spite of reports of a rebounding U.S. economy, Americans are still rapidly losing manufacturing jobs to outsourcing. According to healthcare management executive Richard Roedel, an average of 1,276 manufacturing jobs were lost every day between 2000-2012. However, Roedel has the solution, which he presents in a new...

2013-05-02 08:28:37

NEW YORK, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Government policies can either make or break a nation's manufacturing sector, according to more than 70 global executives interviewed for a new report from the World Economic Forum (the Forum) prepared by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/MM52028LOGO-a)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120803/MM52028LOGO-b) The three-volume report, "Manufacturing for Growth," finds that executives around...

2013-01-23 12:23:29

EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight of the nation's top fifty industrial cities posted gains in manufacturing jobs last year, according to a new report released by Manufacturers' News, Inc., a compiler and publisher of information about U.S. manufacturers. This was an improvement over the company's year-end 2011 top U.S. manufacturing cities report, in which only seventeen cities saw increases. MNI's full report can be seen here. According to Manufacturers' News,...

2012-11-29 12:26:09

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 29th, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Kentucky increased 1.5% over the past year, according to the 2013 Kentucky Manufacturers Register(®), an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Kentucky gained 4,212 manufacturing jobs from September 2011 to September 2012. Manufacturers' News reports Kentucky is now home to 5,200 manufacturers employing 278,299 workers. "Kentucky continues to...

2012-11-28 12:24:45

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Institute, a non-partisan, transdisciplinary collaborative space working to transform finance to serve a more just, regenerative, and sustainable economic system, today published the fourth field study of its Field Guide to Investing in a Regenerative Economy initiative. Although there is much public discussion about how to reduce the stubbornly high rate of unemployment in America, we seldom hear about the 600,000 high quality...