Monthly Archives: July 2013

Bridging the Manufacturing Skills Gap, Part One: The Problem

As manufacturing has picked up finally in the U.S. once more, explained in our previous blog, one of the unforeseen consequences of this success story has been the discovery that American manufacturers are having problems finding qualified employees to fill … Continue reading

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Reshoring Trend Continues to Boost U.S. Manufacturing

Since Time magazine published its April cover story on the revitalization of the U.S. manufacturing sector, “Made in the USA,” a lot of words have been typed online about whether a supposed revival, or so-called ‘reshoring’, is really taking place. … Continue reading

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Could the Loss of a Penny Change a Marketplace?

In Canada, “A penny for your thoughts” isn’t for sale anymore.  Recently, the government of Canada decided to drop the penny from its monetary system. The problem was that the Canadian penny cost 1.6 cents to make. Made of copper, … Continue reading

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