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Automakers look to reshore work in the face of COVID-19; suppliers scramble to vie for it
Many domestic manufacturers, including automakers, had started reevaluating their supply chains even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but the international health crisis has only accelerated those conversations.
Michigan manufacturing leaders call for passage of North American trade deal
A chorus of manufacturing leaders and trade organizations from Michigan are urging Congress to pass a new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.
Optimism or Pessimism? Manufacturing execs express ‘caution’ for rest of 2018
As supply chains adjust to new realities in international trade, West Michigan manufacturers are entering the final months of 2018 with “caution.”
Office furniture manufacturers weigh options in wake of tariffs
As the U.S. wades deeper into a trade war with countries including China, West Michigan-based office furniture manufacturers have been forced to raise prices and re-evaluate their supply chains to mitigate risks.
End of a cycle? M&A activity plateaus for West Michigan manufacturers, advisers say
Before Landscape Forms Inc. acquired Kornegay Design last year, the Kalamazoo-based designer and manufacturer of site furniture, accessories and lighting mulled several acquisition targets that shared its design culture and core beliefs.
As tech reshapes industry, automation also shifts companies’ training needs
Dan Brookhouse can’t stress enough to his control engineering students that automation is the future for the manufacturing industry.