4 Rules Manufacturers Should Remember

Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal To automate, or not to automate. To re-shore, near-shore, or off-shore. To insource, or to outsource. Those are just a few of the strategic decisions that manufacturers face today. And each can have a major financial impact. Automation is a multi-faceted question, with multifaceted answers for most of you. Not … Continue reading 4 Rules Manufacturers Should Remember

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Safariland sees success after relocating acquisition to Jacksonville

Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal For Safariland’s Jacksonville manufacturing site, focusing more on making military products was a big change. After acquiring Mustang Survival in 2013 and manufacturing that line in West Virginia, they found it was a difficult, remote location to get to, especially with added military personnel from different branches frequenting the … Continue reading Safariland sees success after relocating acquisition to Jacksonville

Innovation Keeps Aerospace Aloft

Courtesy of http://www.fdiintelligence.com By Karen E Thuermer The fast-evolving, highly sought-after FDI sector of aerospace is driving innovation and creating lucrative jobs from the US to Asia and Europe, with no signs of coming down to Earth. Karen E Thuermer reports. “Thrilling” is the word KPMG uses to described the aviation market in its Global Aerospace & Defense Outlook … Continue reading Innovation Keeps Aerospace Aloft

Top 20 Facts About Manufacturing

In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion. Over that same time frame, value-added output from durable goods manufacturing grew from $0.87 trillion to $1.20 trillion, with nondurable goods output up from $0.85 … Continue reading Top 20 Facts About Manufacturing

Manufacturing Through the Eyes of Human Resources, Recruitment and New Hire Training

By Brian Kingston, MC Assembly - Courtesy of SMT Magazine Perhaps more important than the technology and tools a manufacturing company has are its people. People are what make a company truly great and the process of recruiting talented, skilled, dedicated employees and training them properly for success is an important aspect of any manufacturing … Continue reading Manufacturing Through the Eyes of Human Resources, Recruitment and New Hire Training