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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Reaffirms Commitment to American Manufacturing

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Reaffirms Commitment to American Manufacturing

    • March 29, 2018

    Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive officer (CEO), has reaffirmed his company’s commitment to strengthening the American manufacturing industry. During an interview with MSNBC, Cook responded to a variety of questions regarding Apple’s stance on manufacturing, including how his company’s was responding to President Trump’s push to manufacture more products in the United States instead of

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  • Benefits of Using Material Handling Solutions in Manufacturing

    Benefits of Using Material Handling Solutions in Manufacturing

    • March 21, 2018

    Defined as the use of automated or semi-automated processes to move and/or manipulate objects between two locations, material handling solutions have become an essential tool used by manufacturing companies. A common example of a material handling solution is a forklift. Even if two or more workers can physically lift a heavy load themselves, using a

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  • Manufacturing Industry Experiences Strong Growth in Philadelphia and New York

    Manufacturing Industry Experiences Strong Growth in Philadelphia and New York

    • March 15, 2018

    The U.S. manufacturing industry is looking strong. However, two states in particular have reported exceptional growth: New York and Philadelphia. According to the Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey, the diffusion index for Philadelphia’s manufacturing industry in March was 22.3. While that’s slightly lower than its 25.8 index in February, it still shows strong, healthy growth. When

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  • How New Steel Tariffs Could Help the US Manufacturing Industry

    How New Steel Tariffs Could Help the US Manufacturing Industry

    • March 7, 2018

    Used in the construction of bridges, railroads, buildings, appliances, hardware and more, steel plays a crucial role in our country’s infrastructure and economy. In 2014, the United States produced a staggering 29 million metric tons of pig iron and 88 million tons of steel. In turn, this market has created more than 149,000 jobs for

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  • American Manufacturing Grows to Near-Fastest Pace In More Than a Decade

    American Manufacturing Grows to Near-Fastest Pace In More Than a Decade

    • March 1, 2018

    The American manufacturing industry ended January on a strong note, growing at its near-fastest pace in more than a decade. According to the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), the industry closed the first month of 2018 with a Manufacturing Index of 59.3. Previous estimates had suggested the industry would close with a 59.1 index. Any

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