The Manufacturing Landscape: Looking Back and Looking Forward

The Manufacturing Landscape: Looking Back and Looking Forward

By: Ken Voytek Credit: iStock/zhudifeng I find that every so often it is good to step back and think about the current state of manufacturing in the broadest sense. We all see bits and pieces as part of our daily work with manufacturers across the country and from…

Rain or Shine: Forecasting the Future for Manufacturing Businesses

Forecasting the Future for Manufacturing Businesses Plans are nothing; planning is everything. –  Dwight D. Eisenhower According to the Washington Post in 2015, weather forecasters “correctly predicted if there would be precipitation the next day 82 percent of the time in 2013”. Not too bad! As a manufacturer, you…