1. deanrd

    manufacturing sector shrunk by 1.9 percent in the first quarter of the year

    Manufacturing shrinks, raising questions for Trump The manufacturing sector shrunk by 1.9 percent in the first quarter of the year, and another 1.2 percent in the second quarter. In July, it is estimated that it contracted 0.4 percent. A recession occurs when an economy contracts in two...
  2. deanrd

    How many thousands more auto jobs moving to Mexico and China?

    general motors closing ohio plant GM's plants in Baltimore and Warren, Michigan, are also scheduled to close this year, and the company's last plant in Detroit will close in January 2020. A plant in Canada is also expected to close. In total, the company will reduce its salaried workforce by 15...
  3. R

    All you need to know about 3M earnings

    Sharing a graphic covering all aspects of manufacturing giant 3M's Q2 2017 earnings - MMM - Infographic
  4. anotherlife

    How to reduce waste, overproduction, and destruction?

    Manufacturers want their products destroyed after selling them, so that they can sell the next one. Isn't this perverted? How about extending the idea of leasing, to route back cash to the manufacturers from the life of the products instead of just the sale? Why can't we allow manufacturers...
  5. 320 Years of History

    CDZ Is it good for America when manufacturers opt to produce their wares abroad?

    Time an time again, I encounter folks who assert that manufacturing jobs being "shipped" abroad is bad for the U.S., at least to the extent that the manufacturers are American companies. I would rather that American manufacturers produce their goods domestically, but I don't really have a...

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