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For The Love Of The Game
Feb 9 2010 - 4:51pm
Do you want to support U.S. Manufacturing? Well, Illuminati Motor Works is a good place to start. IMW is a collection of Illinois "engineers, automotive technicians, graphic artists and car...

"Backshoring" A Mixed Bag
Feb 8 2010 - 5:49pm
A few weeks back, Booz & Company and Strategy + Business presented a paper titled "The Case for Backshoring (registration required)" (hat tip: Evolving Excellence). Like MacArthur's...

Navigating The Online Landscape - Web Site Advice For Small & Medium Sized Manufacturers
Feb 5 2010 - 10:22pm
We just presented a webinar this afternoon, and here's the posted recording: There's information on how to optimize your site for your customers - not just search engines. Information about current...

Lynn Tilton - Truth, Cash and Creativity
Feb 4 2010 - 4:44pm
Lynn Tilton is the CEO of Patriarch Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in turning around businesses - often when they are in distress. Lynn is dynamic, smart and is a remarkable...

E-Sourcing for the Engineer
Feb 3 2010 - 8:32pm
E-Sourcing for the Engineer

Good Things Could Come From The Toyota Recall
Feb 3 2010 - 7:36pm
There are 2 recent posts regarding the Toyota recalls that actually paint a positive picture for manufacturing. While this game is still being played - and until we know everything, it's wise not to...

State Of The Union - Where Is Manufacturing?
Feb 2 2010 - 4:37am
We decided to test our instincts, and went to the remarks from last week's SOTU by President Obama to see how many times the word "manufacturing" was used in the course of the speach. And a drum roll...

Space - The Private Frontier?
Feb 2 2010 - 12:13am
In last Wednesday's State of the Union address, President Obama indicated intentions for a spending freeze in 2011.  Large government programs like Social Security would not be included in this...

Metalworking Business Index - Expanding For 6th Straight Month, But Soft
Feb 1 2010 - 8:07pm
The January '10 Metalworking Business Index (MBI), published each month by Gardner Publications and Modern Machine Shop, showed the industry is expanding for the 6th straight month, but fell to a...

Toyota Recall: Lessons for All Extended Supply Chains
Jan 29 2010 - 7:17pm
A friend and MOJO reader alerted me to a piece that ran on NPR last night titled "Toyota Recall Highlights Supplier Issues." Its push is that automotive OEMs - not just Toyota - engage a complex,...

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