Northeast Indiana outpacing US, IN on jobs

In June 2010, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development s job snapshot for northeast Indiana wasn’t pretty. The ten-county areas non-seasonally adjusted jobless rate far exceeded both the national and state rates. Northeast Indiana s rate was 10.8 percent...

Manufacturing Makes Dramatic Recovery in Indiana

The newly released 2011 Indiana Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card contains largely good news for the state… and, looking forward, also predict a “record year” in manufacturing. “Overall, Im pretty happy about whats happened in Indiana...

Illinois Manufacturing: Driving Economic Growth

Illinois’ manufacturers are leading the recovery by becoming more innovative, investing in new technologies and business practices, and increasing the productivity of their workers. The result: more high-wage manufacturing jobs are being created and retained and...

Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 108.0% in 2011

May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $388.27 million, according to AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program,...

Manufacturing Technology Consumption up 105.3%

April U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $396.92 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology and AMTDA, the American Machine Tool Distributors’ Association. This total, as reported by companies participating in the...