Industrial Insight


March 15, 2012
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Why ECRI’s Recession Call Stands
Lakshman Achuthan & Anirvan Banerji
March 15, 2012

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we export a lot of capital equipment….

March 14, 2012
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What America Sells To The World

Categories: Trade

06:11 am

March 14, 2012

by Lam Vo

What we export.

What goods.

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March 12, 2012
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Science-and-engineering workforce has stalled in U.S., report says

Could that mean less innovation?

By Patrick Thibodeau
March 2, 2012 05:52 AM E

Computerworld – The U.S. has a remarkable track record of innovation and continues to lead the world in the development of many new technologies. Why, then, isn’t the nation’s science-and-engineering work force

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we all need workers…

March 9, 2012
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Manufacturers Pay a Bounty for Skilled Workers

Published: Thursday, 8 Mar 2012 | 9:57 AM

By: Phil LeBeau
CNBC Reporter

Strange as it may sound, America’s manufacturing companies are struggling to find enough qualified workers. In fact. over the last two years the number of manufacturing job openings in the U.S. has more than doubled.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 264,000 job openings in the manufacturing sector at the end of last year, compared with approximately 100,000 two years ago.

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About author

Raymond Monroe is the Executive Vice President for the steel industry trade Association, Steel Founders’ Society of America. He enjoys his crazy family including his wife, five children and their spouses, and many fun and lively grandchildren. Raymond brings more than 40 years in the industry here to share his ‘Industrial Insight’ and other current topics affecting the economic picture of our world today.