Six Facts That Tell You What Is Happening to U.S. Manufacturing

While it depends where you look and the industries you select, you can see that U.S. manufacturing is now experiencing a modest rebound.

A Happy Manufacturing Story

“Second-equals-last” is the message on Joe Max Higgins’s license plate. Called a “mega developer,” Higgins was hired to attract business to Mississippi’s Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle had been the home of a Sara Lee pork processing plant, a toilet seat manufacturer and…

Why More Manufacturing Does Not Mean More Jobs

Based on the past 35 years, “bringing back” U.S. manufacturing means more automation and innovation but not necessarily jobs.

Why We Don’t Know What We Manufacture

Thinking of job declines and Chinese imports, it appears that U.S. manufacturing is declining but the facts show that production is up.