What Does The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Mean For The Supply Chain?

ThomasNet Team Thomas October 2, 2108 Late Sunday evening, the United States, Mexico, and Canada finalized the parameters of a new trade deal — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. The USMCA, which still needs to be formally ratified by each country, would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While it is not expected [...]

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Skills Gap Vs. Perception Gap: What America Thinks Of Your Manufacturing Industry

ThomasNet Team Thomas October 4, 2018 As manufacturing faces a shortage of up to 2 million skilled workers over the next decade, it’s important to understand how a typical person — one who doesn't work within the industry — views the sector as a viable career path for the workforce of tomorrow. To that end, Thomas recently conducted a survey [...]

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The 7 Reasons It’s Great To Work In Manufacturing

ThomasNet Zachary Smith December 11, 2017 The manufacturing industry is one of the largest and most influential sectors of the United States economy. It also accounts for a similarly large piece of the American workforce — the industry employs 8.7 percent of the country, making it the third-largest industry in terms of jobs. But what is [...]

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Top 6 Benefits Of Local Sourcing

In today's increasingly global business landscape, it's no secret that many manufacturing and industrial businesses maintain supply chains that stretch all over the world. However, what may be a secret is just how much procurement professionals would prefer to source locally instead. According to a recent survey conducted by 72 percent of industrial/B2B buyers "always or generally" [...]

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Celebrating The Independent American Manufacturer

In honor of the Fourth of July, Thomas is not only celebrating Independence Day, but also celebrating the independent American manufacturers that contribute so much to our country throughout the year. And while there are many  of reasons to appreciate these small and mid-sized businesses, we wanted to highlight three in particular. Job Creation American [...]

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Nation’s Largest Private Provider of Meteorological Insight and Data Joins Embry-Riddle’s Research Park

WeatherFlow, Inc., a leader in private sector weather observational, modeling and forecasting technology, is the newest addition to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park. As a Tenant Partner with offices in the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex), located adjacent to the Daytona Beach Campus, WeatherFlow will join the Research Park’s existing partners, faculty, labs [...]

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Each year, U.S. companies export well over $2 trillion of goods and services. If you want your business to get in on the action, it’s important to figure out the best way to expand to new markets. The U.S. Commercial Service has developed a comprehensive video collection to help your small business become better equipped [...]

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THE OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK – Recent media reports remind us that graduation season is here and there’s no better time to review the latest career and occupation outlooks. One comprehensive resource is the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at The OOH provides information on what workers do. This includes work environment, [...]

By |2018-06-07T13:40:27+00:00June 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Manufacturing Trends To Look For In 2018

January 3 2018 Team  Thomas Thomas Network With 2017 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead and consider implementing some newmanufacturing initiatives for the new year. How much do you know about the Internet of Things (IoT), for example? Are you keeping up with developments in artificial intelligence (AI)? New technologies and other [...]

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