Manufacturing

Manufacturing technology exhibitors show foreign strength

 By Michael Muth GlobalBiz Columnist I attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place Sept. 10 through 15 with the intention of finding out...

Higher Chinese labor costs point to U.S. manufacturing renaissance

As labor costs in China increase, some experts are predicting U.S. manufacturing that has been outsourced will return to the United States in the...

Great Lake states selected for $4.5 million manufacturing program

A $4.5 million pilot program designed to shorten the new product development cycle for manufacturers is coming to Illinois and three other Great Lake...

Manufacturing picks up steam

U.S. manufacturing activity in February hit its highest level in 19 months, according to the Institute for Supply Management. The Wall Street Journal reported...

News digest: Economy picks up, health reform sticks, 1099 measure repealed

Health care reform stands, while Senate repeals 1099 provision. The Senate defended health care reform Wednesday, averting a repeal while voting to remove a...

Chinese delegates focus on small business

By Hallie Busta Chinese business executives and government officials are looking to set up shop in the Midwest, China's Commerce Minister Chen Deming said in...

China’s growth brings opportunities, concerns

By Hallie Busta -- Chinese and American business executives will do more than shake hands when the visiting state delegation wraps up...

“Buy American” provision aims to level the playing field

A military authorization law that President Obama signed on Friday included a "Buy American" provision aimed at boosting manufacturing in the United States instead...

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