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Made in America – Dysinger (OH)

Made in America – Dysinger (OH)

Dec 15, 2014

Dysinger, Inc. is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part trade show at http://www.d2p.com. Whether it is precision machining services, sub-assembly support, or high value added process engineering solutions, they have the knowledge and the tools to turn your production problems into...

Reshoring starting to reshape U.S. manufacturing

Reshoring starting to reshape U.S. manufacturing

Dec 15, 2014

By Jim Meenan, South Bend Tribune Companies coming back from China, Mexico, but U.S. workers need to be trained Kevin Geisel, co-owner of Genesis Molding in Mishawaka, remembers a few years back when it seemed China and Mexico were taking over the manufacturing world.  Geisel was told by one bank that with China and Mexico doing so much of the manufacturing...

Made in America – Graphicast (NH)

Made in America – Graphicast (NH)

Dec 9, 2014

Graphicast is another preferred American supplier of contract manfacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part tradeshow at http://www.d2p.com.  The Graphicast precision casting process uses graphite permanent molds to produce net and near net shape parts in ZA-12 zinc alloy. It is an economical alternative to sand, die, and investment casting;...

Manufacturing Adds 28,000 US Jobs in November

Manufacturing Adds 28,000 US Jobs in November

Dec 8, 2014

By Bill Koenig, Manufacturing Engineering US manufacturers added 28,000 jobs in the United States last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said in a monthly report. Of that figure, 17,000 jobs were added in durable goods manufacturing in November, according to the bureau. A total of 321,000 nonfarm jobs were created, with the US employment rate unchanged at...

To capture new markets, think disruptive innovation

To capture new markets, think disruptive innovation

Dec 5, 2014

By Dr. Mike Shipulski, Assembly Magazine If the push to innovate wasn’t stressful enough, there’s a new sheriff in town, and it goes by the name disruptive innovation. The explicit goal of disruptive innovation is to unravel your industry and undo everything that’s made you successful. Disruptive innovation is different from “ordinary” innovation. The goal of...

US productivity grew at 2.3 percent rate in third quarter…

US productivity grew at 2.3 percent rate in third quarter…

Dec 4, 2014

“US productivity grew at 2.3 percent rate in third quarter while labor costs fell” By Associated Press WASHINGTON –  U.S. workers’ productivity increased in the July-September quarter at a slightly faster pace than previously estimated while labor costs declined for a second straight quarter. The Labor Department says productivity, the amount...