June’s Industry Perspectives on Manufacturing and Distribution
(1) Manufacturers Are Upbeat About 2017 Business Climate Under New Administration
: Four straight months of manufacturing job growth through March this year and a decidedly more pro-business climate emerging in Washington have given many manufacturers good reason to consider 2017 off to a good start. We are keeping an eye on Washington’s actions that could have the most impact on manufacturers and their investment plans and operations in the near future.
(2) Big Data Adoption in Manufacturing—Forging an Edge in a Challenging Environment
: Big data analytics will help drive efficiencies in operations and lead to greater profits and cost savings, among other benefits.