Apple CEO Tim Cook Reaffirms Commitment to American Manufacturing

Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive officer (CEO), has reaffirmed his company’s commitment to strengthening the American manufacturing industry. During an interview with MSNBC, Cook responded to a variety of questions regarding Apple’s stance on manufacturing, including how his company’s was … Read More

Benefits of Using Material Handling Solutions in Manufacturing

Defined as the use of automated or semi-automated processes to move and/or manipulate objects between two locations, material handling solutions have become an essential tool used by manufacturing companies. A common example of a material handling solution is a forklift. … Read More

Manufacturing Industry Experiences Strong Growth in Philadelphia and New York

The U.S. manufacturing industry is looking strong. However, two states in particular have reported exceptional growth: New York and Philadelphia. According to the Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey, the diffusion index for Philadelphia’s manufacturing industry in March was 22.3. While that’s … Read More

How New Steel Tariffs Could Help the US Manufacturing Industry

Used in the construction of bridges, railroads, buildings, appliances, hardware and more, steel plays a crucial role in our country’s infrastructure and economy. In 2014, the United States produced a staggering 29 million metric tons of pig iron and 88 … Read More

American Manufacturing Grows to Near-Fastest Pace In More Than a Decade

The American manufacturing industry ended January on a strong note, growing at its near-fastest pace in more than a decade. According to the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), the industry closed the first month of 2018 with a Manufacturing Index … Read More