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Tranportation Equipment Makers Supply Chain

Road Ahead is Bumpy, but Outlook is Strong for Transportation Equipment Makers

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

Rubber Manufacturers Trade Disputes

Plastic and Rubber Manufacturers Bouncing Back from Trade Disputes

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

Manufacturing Day 2018

Manufacturing Moves the Nation

Even with the growth in technology and service sectors, manufacturing contributes $2.33 trillion to the U.S. economy. Many other critical business sectors, from mining to finance to supply chain partners, rely on the success of the manufacturing sector.

After all, … Read more

Tariffs Bend Fabricated Metals Market Supply Chains

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

Automotive-Supply-Chain

Automotive Supply Chains Poised for Top Speed

In 2016, the U.S. auto industry sold a record 17.6 million vehicles – down slightly to 17.25 million in 2017 – with incentives such as rebates and low-financing packages driving much of those sales. Those packages can cost up to … Read more