Gage employees at the Rainbow Run in downtown Ferndale, Michigan. The company sponsors the event, which helps foster diversity and acceptance in the community, every year.
Many manufacturers are just now jumping on the chance to reduce waste and adopt “green” tendencies, but Gage Products has been doing so for decades.Read More »
Some of the brightest lights taking the reigns of the industry are already making a name for themselves at some notable companies, but supply chain rockstars don't always get the industry-wide recognition they deserve.Read More »
In our 2014 Industry Market Barometer survey, 68 percent of manufacturers reported reshoring as an opportunity for additional growth — meaning they’re looking to purchasing pros to keep products “Made in North America.”Read More »
A previous WiM Summit keynote speaker, Linda Hubbard, Carhartt president and COO, stands with her fellow team members. This year's summit brings speakers from Lexmark, NASA, Ford Motor Company and more.
There’s an alarmingly low rate of women in manufacturing — 27 percent of the workforce, to be exact. As minorities in a big industry, women have sought out a place to find mentorship, support and networking, and they’ve found it in “Women in Manufacturing.”Read More »
Walmart’s $250 billion commitment to buy products that support American jobs is expected to make a big impact on US manufacturing. Within the next 10 years, more of the company’s vendors will be sourcing American-made products and components to support their “Made in USA” initiative.Read More »
We look forward to the Institute for Supply Management’s conference every year. Not only is it a good opportunity for my ThomasNet colleagues and I to put in some face time with more folks in the industry, but it’s important for us to be able to attend sessions and help spread the word about supply chain. But we have to admit that this year, we’re a little more excited than usual.Read More »
It's no secret that manufacturing is rapidly growing.
With new lines of products and services pairing with a steady trickle of Baby Boomers retiring, the industry is set to have a sizable uptick of job vacancies. As manufacturers increase headcount and look to fill current openings, a very valid question pops up: Who exactly will fill these jobs?Read More »