More Holiday Shopping Being Done on Mobile Devices

The holiday season is officially here, which means millions of Americans will be heading out to the shopping malls to purchase gifts for their friends and family members — at least that’s what normally happens during this time of year. … Read More

US Manufacturing Increases, First Time in 3 Months

It was only a matter of time, but it looks like the United States manufacturing industry is regaining the ground it had recently lost. For the first time in roughly three months, U.S.-based manufacturing facilities produced more steel, computers, automobiles, … Read More

5 Easy Ways to Increase Productivity Levels in The Workplace

Train Workers to Lift With Their Legs Workers who are required to lift and move heavy objects on a regular basis should be trained on proper lifting techniques. The golden rule when lifting is to lift with your legs, not … Read More

US Manufacturing Slowing Down. What Does This Mean?

October marked the slowest month for U.S. manufacturing growth in more than two years, with many people now wondering just how far the index will drop. What’s interesting, however, is that the U.S. dollar continues to outperform other global currencies. … Read More

Did You Know? Fun Facts About Manufacturing

For Every $1.00 Spent on Manufacturing, $1.37 is Added to the Economy Manufacturing plays a key role in the overall health and growth of our nation’s economy. In fact, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) states that for every $1.00 … Read More

How to Protect Stainless Steel from Rust and Corrosion

It’s a common assumption that stainless steel is immune to rust and corrosion. After all, isn’t the distinguishing characteristic that sets it apart from standard steel? While stainless steel is “resistant” to the effects of moisture, it may still develop … Read More

Tips to Promote Safety in the Workplace

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are approximately 5.2 million work-related injuries and illnesses each year. While the vast majority of these incidents involve nothing more than minor cuts, bruises and similar non-life-threatening injuries, others are … Read More

California Aims for 50% Electricity from Renewable Sources in 15 Years

The Sunshine State is aiming to get half of its electricity from renewable sources like wind turbines and solar panels in 15 years. California Governor Jerry Brown announced these plans last week, citing the need to combat climate change. Brown … Read More

Highlights from the 2015 Manufacturing Day

In case you didn’t get the memo, October 2nd was the National Manufacturing Day. This day lives up to its namesake by raising awareness and support to the country’s manufacturing industry — and industry that generates more than $1,696.7 billion … Read More