Readers object to "politically correct" response
I enjoy your Human Side of Engineering column. However, your February Human Side revealed a side to you that bothers me. I'm sure that Donna Goya of Levi Strauss would take great delight to know that Mr.
I enjoy your Human Side of Engineering column. However, your February Human Side revealed a side to you that bothers me.
I'm sure that Donna Goya of Levi Strauss would take great delight to know that Mr. Marshall has decided to reflect her morals in his policy-making decisions. Undoubtedly, her wisdom shall survive countless ages.
If Ed Marshall had some concrete to his morals, rather than jumping on the politically correct bandwagon, he would have done the right thing and rejected Al Graham's request.
I can certainly see that your publication has decided to join the crowd and dive into the cesspool of immorality sweeping across this nation. -- Mark Warren
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Annual Salary Survey
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