US Department of Energy Introduces Smart Manufacturing Grants

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to invest $70 million into the smart manufacturing sector with a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute grant. The purpose of this grant is to encourage companies to invest in … Read More

New York Approves $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

Fast food workers in the Empire State will soon receive a sizable pay increase, thanks to a new law signed into effect by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Following in the footsteps of Los Angeles and Seattle, New York has … Read More

California Updates its ‘Made in America’ Law

Manufacturers in California will now have an easier time touting their products with the “made in America” label thanks to a new law passed by the Sunshine State. There’s been a growing demand for products that are made here in … Read More

Report Reveals Cost-Savings Benefits of Renewable Energy

Wind turbine, solar, geothermal, and other forms of renewable energy are becoming cheaper to produce. According to a new report published by the International Energy Agency and the Nuclear Energy Agency, calculates the exact cost of producing the renewable energy, … Read More

Report Indicates US Has ‘Manufacturing Advantage’

The American manufacturing industry is stronger than ever. Even as the U.S. dollar rises above the Euro, as well as other currencies, more businesses are choosing to open up shop right here in the America. This belief was reaffirmed in … Read More

Preventing Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are among the most common type of work-related injuries. The term “musculoskeletal disorder” or “MSD” refers to any condition or injury affecting the muscles, tendons, joints, neck, back and/or supporting structures. Common examples include carpal tunnel syndrome, … Read More

American Standard Brands Chooses TN For New Factory

American Standard Brands has announced the site of its upcoming manufacturing and distribution facility. According to a spokesperson for the heating, bathroom and sanitary company, the new facility will be located in Davidson County, Tennessee. This isn’t just a small … Read More

US Manufacturing 5-Month High Ends

It was bound to happen sooner or late: the US manufacturing industry has cooled — to some degree, at least — after coming off a 5-month high. The last few months have been nothing short of phenomenal for the US … Read More

White House to Fund Manufacturing Revival Project

The White House has announced plans to revive a number of US-based manufacturing facilities in an effort to create more jobs. Last week, US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker confirmed that a dozen new designated Manufacturing Communities will be creates in … Read More