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Industry News | April 5, 2017
PLASTICS Releases Plastic Bottles Report   

Report, Plastic Bottles Today: Innovating to Reach Today’s Consumer, shows demand for plastic bottles continues to grow in U.S. More>>


Industry News | April 5, 2017
March 2017 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®   

Economic activity in mfg sector expanded in March & overall economy grew for 94th consecutive month say nation's supply executives. More>>


Industry News | March 8, 2017
ACEE: EmPOWER Maryland Will Create 68,000 New Jobs & Maryland Boost GDP    

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy study says MD could gain 68,000+ jobs, $3.75B in GDP from energy-efficiencey program. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2017
January 2017 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®   

Economic activity in mfg expanded in Jan. & overall economy grew for 92nd consecutive month, according to Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2017
Plastics Industry Association: Plastics Industry Adds Jobs, Outpaces Mfg as a Whole   

U.S. plastics industry remains third-largest manufacturing sector overall, accounts for $418.4B in shipments & 954,000 workers in 2015. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2017
Near-Record Growth Propels Wind Power to 1st Place U.S. Largest Renewable Resource   

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) report: U.S. wind power has 2nd-strongest quarter ever for newly installed energy-generating capacity. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2017
AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Framing Research Reports   

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published three new cold-formed steel framing research reports available free. More>>


Industry News | February 16, 2017
Talent Trends Report: Increased Use of Robotics Expected in 2017   

Growing concern about talent scarcity may be driving the increased use of automation and contingent workers, according to those surveyed. More>>


Industry News | January 5, 2017
EXIM Bank Releases its FY 2016 Annual Report   

Report highlights support of more than $8B in U.S. exports and estimated 52,000 U.S. jobs by independent federal agency. More>>


Industry News | January 5, 2017
Governors of CO, UT & NV to Build Regional Electric Vehicle Corridor   

Governors to work together over next year to develop complementary plans for building an EV charging network across key highway corridors. More>>