Key Bellevilles, widely considered to be the largest manufacturer of bellevilles in the world, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. The
recently sat down with founder and president Robert J. Key, and others, for a
on the company.
American wind power added jobs over 9 times faster than the overall economy amid
for another year, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which just released its annual report. Installing over 8,000 MW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry inv...
Working natural gas in storage as of March 31, the traditional end of the heating season, totaled 2,051 billion cubic feet, or almost 15% above the five-year average according to
Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report
. The total inventory of U.S. natural gas in storage tends to follow seasonal patter...
Texas factory activity increased for the 10th consecutive month in April, according to business executives responding to the
Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey
. The production index, a key measure of state manufacturing conditions, moved down three points to 15.4, suggesting output growth continued b...
The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte and APICS have just released, “Women in Manufacturing: Stepping up to make an impact that matters.” The joint study is the result of more than 600 survey responses from women professionals in the manufacturing industry, along with nearly 20 manufactu...
Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that manufacturers added only 40,000 new workers in the second quarter, down from 124,000 in the first quarter, manufacturing continues to spark economic recovery. Year-to-date, the sector has contributed 17% of all net job creation in the economy, but the unemployment rate remains at 8.2%. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported also that its Purchasing Managers’ Index fell below 50 for the first time since July 2009, suggesting that the manufacturing sector contracted in June, led by a sharp decline in new orders and exports.