Manufacturing

China Entices Manufacturers To Stay With New Temporary Tax Breaks

In response to the U.S. corporate tax overhaul, China has temporarily waived income taxes for foreign manufacturers on profits those companies reinvest in their country.

Global Economy, Tax Reform Could Fuel Manufacturing Growth In 2018

U.S. manufacturers are upbeat about the industry and forecast strong growth headed into 2018.

Alabama’s Recent Election No Impediment To Its Manufacturing Growth

Regardless of the news in the past couple of months, Alabama retains one of the strongest business climates in the U.S. and will still be a top location for manufacturers.

South Carolina Manufacturers Tap Young Talent With Successful Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Carolina, a division of the SC Technical College System, is one of the fastest-growing apprenticeship programs in the U.S.

Epicor CEO: Proposed Tax Reform Would Boost Manufacturers

The tax reform plan currently being discussed in Congressional committee could provide a big boost to U.S. companies – and in particular small and medium-sized manufacturers.

Predictive Analytics Offer Manufacturers New Opportunities To Reduce Maintenance Costs And Downtime

New technologies, sensors and big data machine learning now offer insight that may help better predict factory machine failures and reduce their downtime.

Mid-Market Manufacturer Finds New Opportunities to Reshore Parts

At a time when many manufacturers are re-evaluating their supply chains, some are moving production lines and sourcing back to the United States.

Signs Your Manufacturing Supply Chain Is Hemorrhaging Money

While most company founders look toward saving money on the marketing side of their business, it’s also important to understand how you can cut manufacturing costs.

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program Strives To Close Talent Gap

While New Jersey expands as a hub for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing, companies are facing a growing talent shortage.

“Servitization” Is A Growing Manufacturing Model

More manufacturers are shifting their focus from products to end solutions in a means to enhance their competitive advantage.
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