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

US Manufacturing Institutes Promote Clean, Renewable Energy

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), approximately 10% of all U.S.-made energy in 2014 came from renewable sources like wind turbines and solar panels. As the general public continues become more aware to the importance of using clean energy, … Read More

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