5 Tips to Protect Against MSDs in the Manufacturing Industry

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common types of injuries sustained by manufacturing workers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), they account for one-third of all work-related injuries and illnesses. So, if you work in … Read More

American Manufacturing Activity Reaches Highest Level in More Than 3 Years

A new Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) flash reading shows that the U.S. manufacturing index is at its strongest level in more than three years. Released by IHS Markit, the report shows a 56.6 PMI for May, compared to 56.5 for … Read More

Comparing the 3 Main Types of Washers

Washers play an important role in the manufacturing industry, with manufacturing companies using them to evenly distribute the weight or load of a fastener like a screw. Of course, washers have other applications as well as, including the ability to … Read More

How Advanced Manufacturing is Revolutionizing American Manufacturing

Have you heard of advanced manufacturing? This broad yet significant methodology is revolutionizing the American manufacturing industry, paying the way for innovative new processes. So, what is advanced manufacturing, and how will it impact American manufacturing in the months and … Read More

ISM Shows Steady Growth for US Manufacturing in April

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) has released its report for the American manufacturing industry, indicating steady growth for one of the country’s most vital sectors. For April, the American industry was given a manufacturing index of 57.3% by the … Read More