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MFGWatch Survey: Employment Activity Uneven; Supply Chain Disruptions, Reshoring Activity Drop
Dec 6 2010 - 10:08am
MFG.com has conducted the latest MFGWatch survey of North American manufacturers (select this link for the complete survey results and a downloadable PDF). The survey focused on their activities in...

Seth Godin Disses Manufacturers - Again
Oct 19 2010 - 8:33am
I recently called Seth to task for dropping a take on manufacturing that showed a lack of appreciation or even basic understanding of it (Will The Real Seth Godin Please Grow Up?). Well, he went and...

Small Manufacturers Can Make Lean Work
Oct 11 2010 - 6:20am
Lean has been and is the most confusing, often misunderstood topic among manufacturing in the past 50 years. Like the adoption of the Web, manufacturers have been told and shown that Lean can...

Will The Real Seth Godin Please Grow Up?
Sep 22 2010 - 7:25am
Now this is one smart - and hansome - devil. Well, most of the time ... I like you, Seth. You're smart as a tack, creative, you call a spade a !@$^$ shovel, and you sport a fine 'do, yo. You've...

Hey Manufacturers - Get Strategic About Your Marketing
Sep 9 2010 - 11:37am
In a recent article from The Fabricator titled Strategic Marketing for Manufacturers, sound marketing advice is given to small and midsized manufacturers. There are four main items that form the...

The Guys In Short Ties
Aug 30 2010 - 3:32pm
Today, MOJO welcomes a guest post from Anita Berlanga, a principal at Bear Boring, LLC - a contract and custom manufacturer in Wyoming, Illinois. When I was a little girl, back in the Jurassic Era,...

Death Of The Continental Economy
Aug 24 2010 - 3:16pm
There are two sides to the reshoring issue in the U.S. On the one hand precious little has been done aside from shipping production to low-cost countries. The vast majority of reporting these days...

The Realities of Reshoring in 2010
Aug 20 2010 - 10:32am
The Business Outlook Survey realeased yesterday by the Federal Reserve of Philadelphia paints a bit of a bleak picture of realities of reshoring production to the US. Among the responses,...

Training Program Helps With Success On And Off MFG.com
Aug 12 2010 - 10:59am
Manufacturers need all the help they can get these days. Not only can a membership on MFG.com expose manufacturers to prospects and customers from next door to around the world, it can also help you...

Revisiting Reshoring - Accelerating, But Gradually
Aug 9 2010 - 10:40am
For your viewing pleasure, here are a few observations, articles and examples regarding the emerging "trend" of reshoring (or backshoring, or in shoring) production back to the U.S. Strong,...

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