YouTube - Where Are The Manufacturers?
Dec 21 2009 - 11:36pm
Videos presented on machining and manufacturing Web sites vary wildly in both quantity and quality. Don't believe me? Take a trip around the Manufacturing Web and tell me what you find. Granted, some...

5 Mistakes Manufacturers Make in Marketing
Dec 18 2009 - 6:05pm
Lisa Reisman is a long-time friend of and a partner at Aptium Global (you can check out their blog right here) - a consultancy that works with international firms to refine their material...

2 Million Minutes
Dec 15 2009 - 10:28pm
No, that's not how long it feels like we're waiting for a comprehensive manufacturing policy from this administration. 2 Million Minutes is the title of a documentary from 2007, named for the... Fusion Hits DFW
Dec 14 2009 - 6:03pm
The team hit Dallas/Fort Worth last week, bringing our Fusion program to the Lone Star State. We spent a great afternoon with manufacturers from around the North Central Texas area.... CEO on CNBC - China Does Offer Opportunity to U.S. Manufacturers
Dec 12 2009 - 4:08pm CEO Mitch Free appears on CNBC's Power Lunch with the network's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Alan Tonelson of the U.S. Business & Industry Council to discuss China's emergence as the world...

Metalworking Business Index Up for 4 Straight Months, but Caution Remains
Dec 11 2009 - 11:41pm
The November Metalworking Business Index (MBI) rose for the fourth straight month, to a level of 59.3, sustaining the highest levels the MBI has shown since September '07. 11/09 Metalworking...

New Ideas at GM?
Dec 10 2009 - 7:51pm
I was reading Bill Michels' latest writing over at Sourcing Guy.  Bill is a very bright guy and if you don't read his stuff regularly I strongly suggest you do.  Bill picked a small part of a Times...

Outsourcing, And What You Can Do About It
Dec 9 2009 - 8:06pm
A recently released study from Deloitte Consulting entitled "Why Settle For Less? Deloitte Consulting 2008 Outsourcing Report (PDF)," offers some interesting lessons for anyone considering or dead in... Petitions President Obama, Congress, for Comprehensive U.S. Manufacturing Policy
Dec 8 2009 - 7:06pm has authored a petition to the President of the United States and Congress advocating a clear direction and  comprehensive policy for the manufacturing industry in the U.S. Please read and... Petitions US President, Congress for Manufacturing Policy
Dec 8 2009 - 5:55pm has written,posted and submitted an online petition to President Obama and the U.S. Congress, advocating a comprehensive and cohesive manufacturing policy to restore vitality to U.S....