Monroe Announces Acquisition of ECAS

The Monroe Aerospace staff is proud to announce the completion of our acquisition of East Coast Aviation Supply of Melbourne Florida. We are proud to announce our acquisition of East Coast Aviation Supply located in Melbourne Florida. As one of … Read More

How Self-Tapping Screws Work

There are literally hundreds of different types of screws available, ranging in size, shape, material, and design. One of these types is the self-tapping screw, which live up to its namesake by tapping into its own hole as it is … Read More

Whats the Difference Between Neodymium and Ceramic Magnets?

Neodymium (also known as rare Earth) magnets have become increasingly popular in recent years, both for recreational and commercial purposes. Although small in size, they offer an exceptional level of strength that’s not found in traditional ceramic magnets. Neodymium magnets … Read More

Promoting Safety in the Manufacturing Industry

An estimated 3 million U.S. workers are injured on the job every year, according to data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). While construction remains the most hazardous industry for workers, manufacturing isn’t far behind. From overexertion and pulled … Read More

Report: Construction Spending Increases

The construction market experienced a sizable jump in January, the largest in nearly eight months according to a new report. Earlier this week, the Commerce Department revealed that construction spending in the United States had increased 1.5% in January to … Read More

Aluminum vs Steel: Comparing the Two ‘Kings’ of Metal

Aluminum and steel are among the most commonly used metals in the manufacturing industry. From airplane fuselage panels and automotive frames to  nuts, bolts and washers, there are a countless number of items made of these metals. While they share … Read More

US Manufacturing Output Sees Positive Gain

The United States manufacturing industry has experienced its first positive output in more than six months, according to various reports. The Federal Reserve recently reported that industrial output increased by 0.9% in January. Analysts were initially skeptical of the manufacturing … Read More

Is 3D Printing the Future of Manufacturing?

The idea of “printing” a fully functional guitar may have once been disregarded as nothing more than science fiction, but the times have changed, and now it can be done with very minimal effort. Thanks to recent technological advancements, 3D … Read More

Manufacturing Jobs Increase in 2016

While some analysts remain dubious over the future of the US manufacturing industry, new employment numbers reveal a strong, healthy industry that continues to grow. According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), unemployment in the … Read More