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On the Threshold: Refocusing U.S. Export Assistance Strategy for Manufacturers

This report offers observations and recommendations on how to increase small and mid-size manufacturers (SMMs) SMMs’ contribution to manufacturing exports; and answers questions related to: the importance of exporting to SMMs with the greatest export growth potential, types of assistance exporters need, the importance of innovation and supply chain for growing exports, and export assistance in a a limited funding environment. The report is in support of a major joint research efforts undertaken by MEP and the U.S.Commercial Service. Click here to read.

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GM Brings Parts of Supply Chain Back to U.S.

Earlier this month, GM announced plans to open a new supplier park to support future vehicle production at its Arlington Assembly in Texas. GM estimates nearly 600 of the new manufacturing jobs created will replace work formerly done outside the U.S...

Partnership Looks to Train Veterans for Digital Manufacturing

With nearly 2.5 million manufacturing workers set to retire by 2025, the ongoing skill shortages could leave up to two million jobs unfilled. A new partnership between Rockwell Automation and ManpowerGroup will look to upskill 1,000 veterans per year...

Hiring and Retaining Good Employees

The challenge that I hear by far the most often is some form of “I would love to grow our business, but how do I find, hire, and retain good employees.” Until now, there has been little that anyone could do to meet this challenge.

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