Can US Boost Manufacturing 25% By 2025?

Industry Week:  While the last two decades have been trying for the manufacturing sector, large U.S. firms have been successful in figuring out how to make things work. They have outperformed their global counterparts, according to a new survey,  Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing, by The McKinsey Global Institute.

It’s a different story for the smaller companies supplying the larger one. These tier-two and -three suppliers haven't been able to see their domestic growth match their larger counterparts.

“The hollowing out of the supplier base now leaves larger manufacturers vulnerable to global supply chain risk and lacking a healthy domestic ecosystem that could provide resilience and opportunities for innovation,” says Katy George, report coauthor and managing partner at McKinsey.

“More broadly, the decline of manufacturing has diminished prospects for the U.S middle class. Our analysis finds that it contributed two-thirds of the recent fall in labor’s share of U.S. GDP.”

 However, the study cites opportunities to turn things around.  Full Article:

Comments (0)

This post does not have any comments. Be the first to leave a comment below.


Post A Comment

You must be logged in before you can post a comment. Login now.

Featured Product

New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified

New M12 A-Coded Connectors from binder are now Ecolab and FDA certified

binder USA, LP, has expanded the M12 product family with the addition of the M12 A-Coded Connector, which is now certified for both Ecolab and FDA Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 standards. The M12 A-Coded connectors are extraordinarily durable and IP69K-rated, ideal for harsh-duty and washdown applications in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Available in 3, 4, 5, 8, and 12 contacts, the high quality stainless steel locking rings (V4A) and gold contact plating can also withstand UV exposure and shock and vibration.