NAM expands blog to add writers
The National Association of Manufacturers has added David Huether and Bill Canis as regular blog contributors in expanded coverage of manufacturing news.
David Huether, NAM Chief Economist will write on economic matters, His blog entries are available at www.blog.nam.org/archives/the_economy .
Bill Canis, Vice President of the Manufacturing Institute, the NAM's research and education arm, will write "Taking it for Granted?" about today's manufacturing innovation and the steps U.S. manufacturers are taking to stay competitive. His blog entries are available at blog.nam.org/archives/taking_it_for_granted .
Pat Cleary, the NAM’s “Blogger-in-Chief” will continue to natter and rant about various topics daily.
The Manufacturers' blog is one of the top business blogs in the country discussing important issues affecting manufacturing, small businesses, free markets, outsourcing, and staying competitive in the business world.
Check out the most recent postings at blog.nam.org .
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey