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Building a sports superstar


March 27, 2015 9:00 am ET

Assembling the lower portion of an Oyo Sportstoys Inc. mini figure 30 times a minute, an automated cell built by Devlinks Ltd. (Booth S26149) is giving a glimpse of what A fully automated cell can do.

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Wal-Mart: We want to buy American


March 25, 2015 3:41 pm ET

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is looking to boost the number of domestic suppliers as part of its 10-year, $250 billion investment program, according to the retail giant's head of U.S. manufacturing.

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MAPP survey: US processing on a roll


March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

The current optimism in the plastics industry is palpable and nothing makes that more apparent than the 2015 state of the industry report from Manufacturers Association of Plastics Processors (MAPP).

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Reshoring impacts are not immediate


January 13, 2015 12:48 pm ET

Leading into 2015 economic indicators are pointing to another positive growth year for America's plastics manufacturing industry.

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Study: impact of manufacturing reshoring 'less than hype' indicates


December 31, 2014 10:54 am ET

While reshoring of manufacturing from low-cost Asian countries has given a boost to U.S. manufacturers, it may be as much hype as reality, as imports from the region are still growing faster than U.S. production, a new study finds.

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US plastics sector shows strong growth, but smaller trade surplus


December 11, 2014 12:47 pm ET

The U.S. plastics industry had a lot going its way in 2013, due in large part to its globally competitive resin sector.

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Appliance market boosted by NAFTA, energy efficiencies


November 19, 2014 3:30 pm ET

Changing global trade patterns, a maturing market, environmental concerns and innovation were all key forces that have shaped the appliance sector in the past 25 years.

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Reshoring trend seen in machine sales for KraussMaffei in US


October 13, 2014 6:00 am ET

So far, 2014 is going really well for machinery major KraussMaffei Group.

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US production of premium golf balls gives Bridgestone an edge


October 1, 2014 1:12 pm ET

Bridgestone Golf Inc.'s recent decision to produce all of its premium golf balls at its Covington, Ga., facility makes for not just a good manufacturing story, but also an excellent marketing one as well, according to a company executive.

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Chinese mold makers say they don't worry about reshoring trends


September 23, 2014 12:05 pm ET

Reshoring may be a hot topic in U.S. manufacturing circles, but the mid-level and small players putting in appearances at this year's AsiaMold in Guangzhou were taking a wait-and-see approach.

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