MFG.com Blog

Governing Dynamics in an Evolving Economy
Apr 6 2011 - 8:15am
(ED: The reference to Governing Dynamics is from this clip in A Beautiful Mind. Unfortunately embedding is not available in our region. The clip above uses adult themed language. If you are offended...

MFG.com Offers Companies Affected by the Recent Disaster in Japan a 60 Day Free Sourcing Membership
Mar 24 2011 - 8:25am
Hi Everyone! Check out a Press Release (below) that is going out today. We here at MFG.com are deeply saddened by the recent catastrophe in Japan. We are doing what we can to help today by opening up...

Five Best Practices For Finding Quality, Qualified Workers
Mar 23 2011 - 8:14am
The trend of reshoring is picking up more steam these days as OEMs and large manufacturers realize the total costs of managing extended supply The labor shortage in the US is real. But, there are...

MFG.com CEO Mitch Free On CNBC; Comments on Manufacturing in Japan and Social Media for Small Business
Mar 21 2011 - 1:05pm
Mitch Free, MFG.com founder & CEO appears on CNBC's Small Business Council to discuss Social Media for Small Businesses and comments on manufacturing in Japan given the recent disaster in the...

Japanese (and Global) Supply Chain Must Change Rapidly Amidst Tragedy
Mar 18 2011 - 10:38am
ED: MFG.com is deeply saddened by the human tragedy in Japan and recommends supporting the Japanese Red Cross directly.  They are on the ground in the affected areas and can provide direct assistance...

MFG.com to host a Supplier Development Webinar on Wednesday, March 16th at 4pm
Mar 14 2011 - 2:12pm
MFG.com is hosting a Supplier Development Webinar called "Job Shop Scheduling: How to get More Jobs Done Faster" on Wednesday, March 16th at 4pm EST. Space is limited to the first 100 Suppliers, so...

Messe Frankfurt & MFG.com - The evolution of community
Mar 9 2011 - 4:13pm
Recently MFG.com announced partnership with venerable trade show producer Messe Frankfurt USA. We are very David Audrain & Tony Forcucci excited about this agreement for a couple of reasons....

Corruption could be why you lose
Mar 4 2011 - 1:24pm
Checks and balances are critical to the sourcing and procurement side of a business. When I first started in this business I sat in the office of a buyer and explained the value of adding...

If Your Friends Told You To Jump Off a Bridge, Would You?
Feb 25 2011 - 6:17pm
For anyone paying attention to commodity markets you probably already know prices are up. For anyone paying attention to this blog you definitely know that I believe companies are responding to...

MFGWatch Survey: Overall Manufacturing Performance in North America Highest in Over a Year; Small Manufacturers Lead the Surge
Feb 9 2011 - 11:11am
MFG.com has just published its latest MFGWatch Quarterly Survey of North American Manufacturers (select this link for the full report and PDF), and the news is pretty dog-gone good. We're still not...

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