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Manufacturing Sector

WATCH: Filling The Skills Gap In Manufacturing: The Untapped Resource

Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 3:15pm-4:30pm EST. Econometric work at the Aspen Institute and elsewhere shows that a main barrier to a strong resurgence in the manu...

One Damning Report

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

It's easy for Congress to show it cares about American security, the American economy and American manufacturing. All it takes is a vote to secure and upgrade a dam. And, you know, the rest of the nation's infrastructure.

Pleasant Surprise In Manufacturing Sector

Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

Factory activity expanded at a faster pace than expected in September as production and hiring increased, the latest sign of resilience in manufac...

Forget Manufacturing -- The Jobs Aren't Coming Back

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

Numerous politicians have stated that the number one concern of the U.S. government should be to focus on jobs, particularly within the manufacturing sector. There are a number of reasons that prove otherwise.

NAFTA Cost U.S. 700k Jobs, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

When the North American Free Trade Agreement was first signed in 1994, proponents said it would eventually create jobs for the U.S. economy. 17 ye...

GE's Profit Smashes Wall Street Expectations

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

BOSTON (Scott Malone) - General Electric Co posted quarterly results that blew past Wall Street expectations, joining a wave of better-than-expected...

Fast-Growing Manufacturing Sector Cools Off

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Manufacturing activity cooled off a bit last month after expanding in February at the fastest pace in nearly seven years. The Inst...

"New York and Cali and Jersey, Oh My!" Punch-Drunk Republicans Predict a Revolution in November

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Whether it's GOP head Michael Steele, pols, or right wing media spinheads, conservatives have been giddily regurgitating ad nauseum about how the "country is undergoing a massive shift to the right," as Sean Hannity disingenuously boasts.