17 04, 2017

FACING A CHANGING WORLD, MANUFACTURERS PREPARE TO MEET THEIR FUTURE

2019-06-25T21:27:11+00:00April 17th, 2017|

While manufacturing has been going strong in recent months, manufacturers in the plastics industry are busy preparing ourselves for a changing future. Because the truth is, change is coming whether we like it or not. [...]

18 03, 2016

STILL ON THE FENCE ABOUT RESHORING YOUR PRODUCTION? THIS TOOL CAN HELP.

2019-06-25T22:15:32+00:00March 18th, 2016|

THE RESHORING TREND IN MANUFACTURING Following the wide scale outsourcing of U.S. manufacturing production over the past 40 years (much of it sent off to Asian countries like China where dramatically lower wages and a [...]

10 11, 2015

MAKE LOCAL OUTSOURCING YOUR TICKET TO GLOBAL COMPETITION

2019-06-25T22:16:50+00:00November 10th, 2015|

We’re all familiar with the business drivers that lead companies to outsource some, if not all, of their manufacturing production (what often boils down, at its essence, to saving money, whether those savings come from [...]

20 04, 2015

DOING MORE WITH LESS: AUTOMATION LEADS INCREASE IN U.S. RESHORING

2019-06-25T22:17:56+00:00April 20th, 2015|

ECONOMIES OF SCALE Once upon a time, the key to maintaining a competitive edge as a manufacturer rested almost solely on ensuring economies of scale; the faster and more cheaply you were able to produce, [...]

6 04, 2012

DOES RECENT GROWTH MEAN REVERSAL OF FORTUNE FOR US MANUFACTURERS?

2019-06-25T22:41:55+00:00April 6th, 2012|

32 straight months of expansion may very well be the warning signal to foreign manufacturers that the United States has begun a “manufacturing renaissance”, at least according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. [...]

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