How to Prevent Slip-and-Fall Accidents in the Manufacturing Industry

Slip-and-fall accidents are a common occurrence in the workplace, and manufacturing facilities are no exception. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), they are the second-most common cause of job-related fatality, surpassed only by motor vehicle accidents. Slip-and-fall … Read More

US Manufacturers Encourage FTC to Enforce ‘Made in America’ Specifications

U.S. manufacturers are calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enforce specifications regarding the use of “Made in America” product labels. From kids’ toys and mattresses to clothes, sports equipment and power tools, countless products tout the “Made in … Read More

What Is the American System of Manufacturing?

No, that American system of manufacturing isn’t the U.S. manufacturing industry. It actually refers to a specific set of manufacturing techniques that originated back in the 19th century. These techniques proved invaluable in helping manufacturing companies achieve success. To learn … Read More

NAM Releases Third Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has released its 2018 Third Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey. Available here, the survey provides insight into the current state of the American manufacturing industry. While the NAM regularly releases these surveys on the American … Read More

US Manufacturing Slowing Down. What Does This Mean?

October marked the slowest month for U.S. manufacturing growth in more than two years, with many people now wondering just how far the index will drop. What’s interesting, however, is that the U.S. dollar continues to outperform other global currencies. … Read More