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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>>

Industry News | January 5, 2017
New Training to Support Food Hubs Through National Network   

Program to create national network of at least 100 trained food hub mgrs & 60 tech assistance providers offering financial mgmt skills, resources. More>>

Industry News | January 5, 2017
Site Selectors Guild Adds Two Professionals to Membership   

New SSG members are Woody Hydrick, of Global Location Strategies and Wolfgang Riedel, of Riedel Consulting GmbH. More>>

Industry News | December 13, 2016
Port of Philadelphia to Double Container Capacity, Create Thousands of Jobs   

The $300M program, ranking among the largest investments by a state on the East Coast, will boost 3 of the busiest sectors of the Port. More>>