Pressing on // Equipment manufacturers adjust to uncertainty, prepare for the future
Seeking sparks // Suppliers to electrical apparatus manufacturers switch between negative and positive conditions
On a mission // Defense manufacturers continue to innovate while keeping an eye on material costs
Stable build // Despite a couple of struggling market segments, construction maintains its overall growth
Slow spin cycle // Demand for appliances weakens and the sales forecast depends on more home building
// A modest uptick won’t move the needle for capital projects, but suppliers aren’t in danger of having their strength sapped
December 18, 2015 - As we wrap up 2015, we look back on a year that brought us a trove of great Modern Metals stories. We've rounded up the top 10 stories that resonated with you, our readers.
Purdue University’s aerospace district research complex, established in September as part of the West Lafayette, Indiana, campus, won’t actually “be about bricks and mortar,” says Purdue Research Foundation President Dan Hasler. “It will be about the intellectual capital.”