Why Manufacturing is Important to America
This week’s article begins a series of short articles on why manufacturing is important to the American economy. Our country’s Founding Fathers recognized the importance of developing a domestic manufacturing base instead of continuing to rely on imports from England, France, and the Netherlands. They established the U.S. patent system and protected the developing manufacturing industry with tariffs to discourage imports. This allowed the United States to be the world’s number one manufacturer for more than 100 years, accounting for as much as 25 percent of global manufacturing output in 2007. In 2010, China overtook the U.S. to become the world’s top manufacturing country by output.Read more
There is so much discussion these days around the MADE IN USA label. What does it take to use the label “Made in USA” and can you trust the label when you see it?
This article will tell you everything you need to know.Read more
There is an old lesson in sale of junk coronavirus kits to Spain and Czech Republic. While you can find quality products made in China, there are known differences in quality. That is on top of the many other reasons to buy Made in America.
Faulty Coronavirus Tests Sold to Spain
“There’s a lesson in Spain’s discovery that at least 9,000 coronavirus test kits it bought from China as part of a deal worth several hundred million dollars are defective. Testing kits are desperately needed in Spain, which has the second-highest death rate in Europe. More than 4,000 Spaniards have perished from the coronavirus thus far. Unfortunately, these test kits had just a 30% accuracy rate when 80% is the minimum expected standard.” – wrote on Tom Rogan on Washington Examiner.Read more
3 Ways Video Is Transforming Hiring in America Today
The US economy is booming in the US right now with unemployment rates falling to the lowest since 1969, and in many parts of the country, it is difficult for companies to find quality employees to hire – from skilled jobs to hourly workers to technical talent and programmers.
This article will share 3 ways forward-thinking companies like Google, Microsoft, and Apple are using video messaging to make hiring easier in today’s war for talent. These tips work for large companies and small 20 person teams. These tips can be adopted by the entire company or a single recruiter looking to boost their performance this year.Read more