RV work, jobs grow in Elkhart County

Here’s a story I just noticed. More good news for mfg. Charlotte, Mich.-based Spartan Motors Inc. said Wednesday it is moving its recreational vehicle chassis division from Charlotte to Wakarusa, and in the process creating 60 more jobs in Elkhart County by the...

The Future of American Manufacturing

Americans may be surprised to learn that the United States is still the world’s number one manufacturer, accounting for 17 % of global manufacturing output, but down from 25 % in 2007 before the Great Recession. For over sixty years, American manufacturing has...

Poll: US economy improving

Economists say the U.S. economy is gaining strength despite political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East and last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. A survey from the National Association for Business Economics finds that economists are...