Thursday | 16 June, 2016 | 11:00 am

Survey Says: Manufacturing Outlook Edges Up in Second Quarter

June 16, 2016 - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released the results of its second quarter 2016 Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, showing an uptick in overall sentiment. In this survey, 61.7 percent of manufacturers expressed positivity about their own company’s outlook, up from 56.6 percent who said the same thing in March.

Wednesday | 19 November, 2014 | 10:47 am


Another type of ‘3-D’ printing has viewers gasping ‘wow’

Tuesday | 18 November, 2014 | 11:18 am

Virtual viewpoint

Students tour a manufacturing facility in real time with the click of a mouse

Tuesday | 18 November, 2014 | 10:07 am

Railcar CEO settles fraud allegations with $21 million

Gregory Aziz, chairman and CEO of National Steel Car Ltd., has settled securities fraud allegations by agreeing to pay $21 million in damages to the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) and to reimburse the Alabama Securities Commission and Colbert County District Attorney’s Office for its investigation.

Thursday | 03 July, 2014 | 9:36 am

Chicago’s metal cluster

Hoping to hone in on manufacturing potential in Illinois, preferential standing could translate into funding

Monday | 14 April, 2014 | 8:44 am

Metalworking and education disconnect

Misalignment between today’s working and learning worlds hurts manufacturing—but that’s poised for change

Wednesday | 09 October, 2013 | 12:49 pm

Metalworking machinery demand rebounds

As manufacturers recover from the recession, machinery investment is expected to rise

Wednesday | 19 December, 2012 | 3:40 pm

Staying close to home

Many Americans want to increase the amount of manufacturing jobs in their communities

Friday | 20 April, 2012 | 1:53 pm

Manufacturing rallies

Regions in the U.S. show growth, gaps, as economy recovers

Company Profiles


Alcos Machinery

Behringer Saws Inc.

Butech Bliss


IMS Systems Inc.


Red Bud Industries Inc.




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