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

Benefits of Working in the American Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing is one of the country’s most important sectors. It’s responsible for producing goods that we consume and sell to other countries while creating jobs and stimulating the economy in the process. Today, we’re going to take a closer look … Read More

US Manufacturing Employment Reaches 15-Year High

Employment in the U.S. manufacturing industry has reached a 15-year high, according to a new report released by a payrolls processor company. In December, the payrolls processor company ADP released its National Employment Report, which it prepared in conjunction with … Read More

What Is the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation?

Also known simply as Manufacturing USA, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), is a U.S.-based organization that specializes in manufacturing technologies and innovation. Like Germany’s Fraunhofer Institutes, it utilizes partnerships from private companies, universities and government entities. To learn … Read More

October 6 Proclaimed ‘National Manufacturing Day’ by President Trump

October 6 has been declared National Manufacturing Day by President Trump. Held annually on the first Friday in October, National Manufacturing Day lives up to its namesake by celebrating the country’s manufacturing industry. On this day, manufacturing companies are encouraged … Read More

American Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Pace in 13 Years

The American manufacturing industry has expanded at its fastest pace in more than 13 years. The Institute of Supply Management (ISM) gave the manufacturing industry’s factory index a 60.8 reading for the month of September. To put that number into … Read More

Cheap Solar Panel Imports Hurt American Manufacturing, Says Trade Group

Solar power has become an increasingly popular source of energy in the United States. Statistics show that the United States had 40 gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity at the end of 2016 — that’s nearly double the capacity it … Read More