Meet Monroe: Mitch Tucker

How long have you been at Monroe, and what do you do here? I have been at Monroe Engineering for well over 10 years. Currently, I manage contract manufacturing, manufacturing sales, and production. Describe your background: The first half of … 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

Exploring the Current State of American Manufacturing

Manufacturing is undoubtedly one of the most vital sectors in the U.S. economy. As of March 2017, it provides jobs to more than 12.4 million Americans while generating gross domestic product of $2.2 trillion. Statistics show that more than one-third … Read More

Survey Reveals Strong Support for NAFTA

There’s been some concern regarding whether or not the United States would remain in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). After taking office, President Trump voiced his displeasure for NAFTA, saying it wasn’t a fair deal for the country. … Read More

Exploring Common Machining Operations

Machining is a fundamental part of the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing companies use machining operations to change the shape, dimensions and properties of raw materials, essentially preparing them for use in the final product. Machining is widely used on metal products, … Read More