New cars and trucks, heavy equipment, aircraft, ships and other transportation modes rely on a complex international supply chain that’s unpredictable even in the best of times. Despite uncertainty, the outlook is strong for manufacturing overall, and transportation equipment in … Read more
Because most plastics and rubber products are intermediate components utilized in end products, demand rises or falls in line with overall manufacturing activity. Current tariffs and trade disputes are impacting pricing and supply chain dynamics, but the outlook for this … Read more
Perhaps more than most sectors, fabricated metal product manufacturers are caught up in the tariffs and trade wars that are affecting the North American economy.
Companies in this industry transform metals into components or final products through various processes such … Read more
National Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. This year it occurs on October 7. Companies participate in a number of events around the nation to highlight the importance of … Read more