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

The Biggest Productivity Killers in the Workplace

Still struggling to maintain a productive workplace? There are certain elements that can have a disastrous impact on worker productivity. You may already know some of these “productivity killers,” but chances are there are others that will surprise you. Today … Read More

Tips to Prevent Work-Related Injuries

Tens of thousands of US workers are injured on the job each year. While most of these injuries are minor, consisting of nothing more than scraps and bruises, others are more serious, often requiring hospitalization and extensive rehabilitation. Employers should … Read More

US Manufacturing Sees Strongest Gains in Five Months

There’s no denying the fact that manufacturing in the United States is improving. Unemployment rates are the lowest since the financial crash, and Americans are finally able to pay their bills. To put this into perspective, a recent study found … Read More

Detroit Sees Manufacturing Turnaround

Detroit was one of the hardest hit cities by the recent recession, forcing many business owners to close up shop and move while subsequently putting thousands of residents out of work. This wasn’t the first time a major US city … Read More

How To Boost Workplace Productivity

How much work do you accomplish in a typical workday? Even if you finish your tasks with time left over, chances are you can improve your productivity levels by following some simple steps. So, let’s take a closer look at … Read More