US Manufacturing Output Increased in October

October was a good month for the United States manufacturing industry. According to recent reports, the industry experienced positive output for the second month in October, signaling growth after a short but noticeable period of stagnant activity. Earlier this week, … Read More

9 Things You Didn’t Know About US Manufacturing

World’s Second Largest Manufacturer In terms of industrial output, the United States has the world’s second largest manufacturing industry. Statistics show that manufacturers produced $1,697.7 billion worth of goods in 2010. The only country that manufactures more products than the … Read More

What is a Plastic Living Butt Hinge?

A hinge that is lubrication free, resistant to degradation in moist or corrosive environments, and UV protected. Can it be true? Sure can, it is a  plastic living butt hinge! They are a great alternative to conventional metal hinges. Made … Read More

New York’s Manufacturing Industry Picks Up Momentum

Manufacturing in the Big Apple has surpassed analysts’ expectations, signaling strong growth for this critical component of the nation’s economy and infrastructure. Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released its report, in which it found that … Read More

Small Factories Looking to Close Manufacturing Gap

The American manufacturing industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs in recent months. More recently, analysts have found the market to be in a decline, with manufacturers reporting lower-than-expected numbers. However, a new report published by the … Read More

What is a Spring Plunger?

A spring plunger, also known as a spring-loaded device (SLD), is a small and narrow device that’s used for indexing and positioning of various components. Once installed, it  applies adequate pressure so the ball or nose remains positioned. To learn … Read More