"The job growth we have created in U.S. manufacturing is a testament to our strong partnership with the UAW, the union's competitiveness, and the growing demand for Ford's portfolio of cars, utilities and trucks," said Joe Hinrichs, Ford...
The National Association of Manufacturers said that US loses $2.028 trillion in economic growth annually, which is equivalent to 12% of total GDP,to regulations.
STEM careers are top choice of 75% of high school seniors in new study.
"Tesla will build the world's largest and most advanced battery factory in Nevada which means nearly one hundred billion dollars in economic impact to the Silver State over the next twenty years," said Governor Brian Sandoval.
Manufacturers say they have jobs a-plenty, but theyâ€™re in an industry that doesnâ€™t have the cache of leading technology companies such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook or industry disrupters such as BuzzFeed, Nest and Uber.
Among the top types of economic crime in the automotive sector, 74% are committed by internal perpetrators, making it the industry with the highest rate of insider crime.
Manufacturing production expected to increase 3.4% in 2014 and 4.0% in 2015.
Since 2000 America's manufacturing sector has been in a steep decline, with job losses outpacing those in many peer countries.
Survey shows costs would increase 6.5% without plan changes; 5% with changes.
Funds will go toward improving common manufacturing processes with broad application to many types of consumer products.