Month: November 2017

The Stigmas And Realities Affecting Talent in The Manufacturing Industry

It’s been widely reported that there is a skilled-labor shortage affecting the manufacturing industry in the U.S. Rather than a lack of employment opportunities, the problem is the lack of employees. Over the next decade, nearly 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will become vacant due to the retirement of baby boomers and economic expansion. But, half... Read More >

Why Diversifying Your Customer Base Is No Longer An Option

This article was originally published in Maker’s Row on April 8th, 2017.  You’ve heard the saying “don’t put all your eggs in one basket,” well the same goes for relying on one customer for all of your business. A manufacturer with more than 10 percent of its business tied up with one customer or more... Read More >