Industry News

Industry News | September 24, 2015
Solar Industry Applauds Energy Bill   

If approved & signed into law, legislation would temporarily extend the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC), then ease transition afterward. More>>

Industry News | August 21, 2015
The Reshoring Initiative and Walmart Launch Effort to Help Suppliers Reshore   

The new program provides direct, personal access to 35 mfg trade associations, co.s, banks, U.S. Commerce Department offices and other groups. More>>

Industry News | August 21, 2015
Senator Stabenow Shares Roundtable Discussion with Michigan SPI Members   

Legislation and manufactring education among topics discussed by Senator and SPI members. More>>

Industry News | August 21, 2015
World Steel Association Reports July 2015 Crude Steel Production   

World crude steel production for 65 countries reporting to worldsteel was 133 Mt in July 2015, a -3.8% decrease compared to July 2014. More>>

Industry News | August 21, 2015
Positive Factors Generate Strong Consumption-led Growth in the U.S. Economy   

Factors such as three million new jobs in 2014, real wage growth & growing balance sheets generate strong growth in the U.S. economy. More>>

Industry News | July 7, 2015
SPI Partners with SPE to Produce Re|focus Recycling Summit & Expo   

Collaboration to result in cutting-eEdge technical information to drive recycling and use of recycled content forward. More>>

Industry News | July 7, 2015
Administration Announces New Initiative to Increase Solar Access for All    

Initiative to increase access to solar energy for all Americans, in particular low- and moderate- income communities. More>>

Industry News | July 7, 2015
ROI Selection Tool Designed for Site Selectors and Expanding Companies   

Tool estimates annual cost for labor, utilities, taxes and real estate based on a company’s size, industry and the city selected for analysis. More>>

Industry News | June 30, 2015
Top Seaport Honors Go to Long Beach, Ranked No. 1 among N. American Ports    

The Port handles $180 billion in trade annually, supporting hundreds of thousands of Southern California jobs. More>>

Industry News | June 18, 2015
MAPI U.S. Industrial Outlook: Growth Decelerates in 2015    

Several factors have emerged to temper the mfg production forecast for 2015 but a rebound is anticipated for 2016, according to MAPI. More>>