In the last couple years, the long-anticipated rise in the number of baby boomers retiring from the workforce has started to take hold. Some smart manufacturers took steps to prepare for the onset of the baby-boom retirement bubble.
According to the American Trucking Association counterfeiting is costing the automotive industry $12 billioin per year.
New book says employers are being sent down the wrong path when it comes to wellness programs.
Uncertainly about regulations have caused a 44% reduction in programs.
Vehicle-to-vehicle technology represents the next generation of auto safety improvements, building on the life-saving achievements we've already seen with safety belts and air bags, says OSHA.
Four out of every 10 new jobs added in past three years was from manufacturing.
"Streamlining the permitting process is helpful, but will ultimately mean nothing without the increased investment our infrastructure system so desperately needs," says head of association.
Six new National Network for Manufacturing Innovation centers will bolster the sector, however better policies are needed to create more manufacturing jobs.