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From Apparel to Aerospace Supplies, American Stitchco Can Manufacture It All

With over 30 years of experience in the industrial market, American Stitchco Inc. is the best choice when it comes to contract sewing. We started out with four sewing machines and have since grown to employ over 300 staff. We are ISO-9001, TS-16941, ISO-14001, Ford Q1, and Space Contract supplier certified. At American Stitchco we welcome all new manufacturing opportunities! Continue reading

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Indiana Manufacturers Invest In Advanced Lightweight Metals

There has been a recent push for creating new highly advanced metals for a vast number of industries. This is why manufacturers across the nation are putting an emphasis on research into the latest innovations. One of the biggest factors for this push is to federally mandated policies requiring the automotive industry to drastically cut the weight out of the cars they produce. Although these mandates have put a heavy burden and stress on a variety of industries it has allowed for numerous employment opportunities, especially in the state of Indiana. Continue reading

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Washington Company Announced as Manufacturer of the Year

The state of Washington has always been known for their successful manufacturing practices and drive for creating new innovations across a vast number of fields. The bio-medical industry is a great example of sector that is experiencing economic growth throughout the nation but especially in Washington. BioLife Solutions was recently announced as the Washington State Manufacturer of the Year for their developments in the impact on creating tools for biopreservation, regenerative medicine and more. Continue reading

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Transportation Capabilities Make Georgia a Strategic Hub for Foreign Companies

The state of Georgia continues to successfully attract and retain major companies in the automotive, pharmaceutical and renewable energy industries by maintaining an infrastructure that complements these manufacturers. Georgia has excellent road and rail transportation networks to access surrounding states, and it also has the strategic advantage of being located on the Eastern Seaboard. The government of Georgia has made every effort to develop a skilled workforce so that global corporations are encouraged to move to the area permanently. Major highly respected colleges like Georgia Tech equip people with the skills they need to enter the workforce and become leaders in their respective industries. Continue reading

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Michigan Manufacturing Adapts to Growing Markets

The state of Michigan has been known for a strong history in manufacturing as well as industrial innovation and it is no surprise that some of the latest technology modernizations emerge from this state. Michigan based automation equipment manufacturers are expanding their facilities as the need for this product has substantially grown in recent years. According to the International Federation of Robotics between 2010 and 2014 the sales of this equipment increased by 48 perfect. The data reports that nearly $1.6 billion worth of new robots were manufactured in 2014. One reason there has been such a surge for American made robotics is because there is a trend of many companies retracting their manufacturing needs from China and switching to other sources. Continue reading

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Precision Dip Coating Strives to Meet All Your Coating Needs

Coating Services Precision Dip Coating provides quality engineering and supply chain services all while adding value and lowering costs for your business. With over 20 years of experience in the dip coating industry, Precision Dip Coating can provid
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Ohio Manufacturing: Growing in Multiple Areas

October is known as manufacturing month and after this October; Ohio has a lot to look forward to in terms of manufacturing and its future. Ohio has a long history of excellence when it comes to manufacturing and it continues to grow, whether that is through expansion or companies relocating to the state. Continue reading

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Automotive Industries Investing in Indiana Manufacturing

Indiana has always been a proud manufacturing state, and they are also one of the states that are leading the manufacturing rebound in the United States. With almost $2 billion coming into the state through investments by manufacturing companies, it is clear to see that Indiana is on the forefront of states that have an economy that is heavy on the manufacturing industry. Continue reading

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California Passes Plan to Become Even More Energy Efficient

California is a leading example of a state that has successfully changed the face of energy efficiency in the manufacturing sector. Since 2002 California has continued to pass legislation regarding clean energy and in the long run it has saved money for the state. These adjustments have also been a factor for an increase in California’s manufacturing GDP over the past decade. By promoting energy efficiency the state has lowered the total cost for energy bills which results in overall lower operation costs. Continue reading

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Georgia Manufacturing Shows Growth for Fifth Straight Year

The outlook for manufacturing in the state of Georgia is a bright one, jobs are being added and manufacturing companies are expanding. In this article we will take a closer look at the growth that is happening in the Peach State. Continue reading

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North Carolina Manufacturing Continues to Climb

The State of North Carolina has had a history of excellence when it comes to the manufacturing industry. This rich history continues to grow along with the growth of the industry itself in the state. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing in North Carolina posted a growth percentage of 2.8% in July 2015, up from June 2015 which posted 2.5% growth. There are signs of this growth continuing on in the future as many companies are expanding their operations in the Tar Heel state. Continue reading

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Michigan Manufacturing On the Rise

Michigan is an example of a state that has a roller coaster history of successful manufacturing and economic lows. Currently four of Michigan’s counties are recognized by a Texas-based data information system company as leading counties for adding new manufacturing jobs last year. WayneCountyis reported for leading the country in creating new manufacturing jobs last year. The county was able to create 4,225 net new jobs which is a 5.3% increase from 2013. MacombCountywas third on the list with 3,272 net new jobs and KentCountywas seventh with 2,492 net new jobs. Ottawaplaced 10th on the list with 2,069 net new jobs. These numbers are great indictors of the success of severalMichigan countries which shows developments and initiatives in the state have been very rewarding. Continue reading

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Wisconsin Manufacturing: A State Preparing for Growth

Manufacturing has always been a vital part of the Wisconsin economy; currently the manufacturing sector is responsible for 16 percent of all Wisconsin’s private employment while the national percentage is around 9 percent. With manufacturing being such an important factor to the Wisconsin economy you can understand that it may be alarming to hear that recent reports have shown that the manufacturing sector has been on a slight decline for the past three months. Continue reading

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Minnesota Manufacturing on the Rise for 2015

The state of manufacturing in Minnesota appears to be on the rise, and a recent study provides insight into the minds of manufacturing executives and their thoughts on the future of manufacturing in Minnesota. Around 400 executives were surveyed which a majority of them reported they have seen continued growth since the recession and they estimate the growth will continue throughout 2015. Continue reading

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New York Manufacturing Sector Showing Growth in May

The state of New York has seen both growth and decline in the manufacturing industry the past two months. The month of May was an encouraging time for manufacturers in the state of New York. According to the Empire State manufacturing index reported a +3 in May. Continue reading

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Google’s New “Mobile-Friendly” Ranking Criteria

On November 18, Google introduced its new “mobile-friendly” label into its mobile search results. The goal of the label is to help the increasing number of mobile searchers find websites that are easily viewed and accessible on mobile devices. For sites that earn the “mobile-friendly” label, it will appear below the URL right before the site’s description, and a site will be considered “mobile-friendly” if it avoids common issues associated with poor mobile accessibility. Continue reading

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MARC, Inc: Quality and Cost Effective InSourcing

Dedicated to cost effective pricing and quality assurance, MARC is the leader in both the contract sewing and packaging industries. We are ready to take on any packaging or sewing job you can throw at us, and customers from around the country are taking advantage of our InSourcing program. This program seeks to provide businesses with the extra processing capabilities they need to meet their customers’ requirements. We can easily work with your production schedule to make sure your products are finished on time and within your budget. Continue reading

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DuckDuckGo: A Smarter Search Engine that Does Not Track User Information

DuckDuckGo was officially launched in 2008 as new search engine that was designed to make searches simpler and answers easier to find. Overtime this search engine began to stress the importance of completely anonymous searching. Their philosophy is a person’s internet search is a reflection of one’s personal life and this information should remain private. When you perform a search through Google it will track your search terms which then affect the future ads you will see on websites. With DuckDuckGo they do not collect any user information. Continue reading

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ArtPrize 2014 – West Michigan’s Premier Art & Cultural Event

When: September 24 – October 12 Where: Downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan Not many cities have the privilege of hosting an international art competition that spans 19 days and covers 3 square miles of a city. However, here in the city IQS calls
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