Private industry is paying for a growing share of shrinking R&D. What does this mean for U.S. economic competitiveness in manufacturing?
New York City’s specialty food manufacturing sector is tasting success, but what’s the right recipe for mixing business growth with workforce development? Between 2009 and 2013, the city’s five boroughs added nearly 1300 new food and beverage manufacturers.
Which industries are the most environmentally and socially responsible? According to the sixth annual Sense and Sustainability study by G&S Business Communications, Americans believe that agriculture is our most sustainable industry. The survey’s respondents also reported that, of 11 major industries, manufacturing is perceived as the least sustainable or “green.” How does this perception match up to reality?
Do you like your job? What does your company make, and what do they do to make you happy? Those are important questions, for we spend more of our time working than doing anything else. That’s true at Internet-related companies like Google and at multinational manufacturers like W.L. Gore.