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We are staying up to date with everything that is happening in the contract manufacturing space. On a regular basis, we follow the industry-leading developments and report it here for our customers and readers.
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The demand for electricity in industrial and consumer applications is growing by leaps and bounds. And the demand for safe and reliable technology to harness electrical power is also growing worldwide. The outlook for the global switchgear business market remains promising in the coming years, and growth is expected in most sectors. Switchgear Business Demand […]
Now that tax reform has become law in the United States, what impact will it have on manufacturers? In the manufacturing industry, all eyes have been on the new tax legislation. The hope was that several positive initiatives would make it into the final bill. Below is a breakdown of the legislation as passed and how it […]
Companies today are faced with a myriad of challenges, one of which is in determining when to outsource a part of the process. Product design is such an important step in delivering quality products that it can be difficult to outsource of this stage. But with bottom lines becoming increasingly tight, companies can’t always afford to keep each phase in house, and knowing when to outsource product design is vital to remaining competitive and profitable.
We’re all familiar with the negative statistics about the state of employment and manufacturing in the United States. The consensus is that the US doesn’t manufacture anymore. But this simply isn’t true. US manufacturing is on the rise, and though conservative at present, the number of manufacturing jobs returning to the US is also on the rise.
Companies who outsource their manufacturing typically think of China and other Asian countries. Yet in many cases, contract manufacturing in Mexico makes the most sense, due to labor cost considerations and logistics. There are different modes of outsourcing, but for many, the contract manufacturing option is the most advantageous. This is especially true in view of the convenience and cost efficiency of Mexican production.
Much is happening in the metal fabrication market, and 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year. There are several metal fabrication trends to keep an eye on as we enter the new year. These trends generally look promising, but there are some concerns to keep abreast of as well.
When choosing a coating method for your product, there are several options to choose from. While newer technologies like powder and electronic coatings offer clear benefits in many situations, there are also numerous liquid paint advantages to consider.
Over the past several years, numerous US firms have been reshoring to Mexico, undoing two decades of offshoring. US firms are coming back home for several reasons, as it becomes more economically sensible to partner with contract manufacturers and shelter companies south of the border.
There are numerous industrial metal finishing options. But electrophoretic deposition – known as e-coating – is considered a preferred method for numerous reasons. It is often compared to powder coating, a similar coating process. There are several factors to examine when considering the e-coating process.
Many manufacturers are noticing the myriad advantages of powder coatings over liquid. The resulting demand for powder coatings has been steady and is expected to continue rising.
One of the recent advances made in armament technology is Chemical Agent Resistant Coating (CARC). The paint has a myriad of benefits and is vital in keeping US military vehicles safe in conflict zones.
With tax discussions underway, US companies are looking forward to several positive impacts of tax reform on manufacturing. Manufacturers should keep a weather eye on the proposed policy changes and prepare to capitalize on a coming tax overhaul.
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