Making Money at Making Things

Manufacturing has been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. The upswing in manufacturing jobs has gotten the attention of U.S. policymakers, and there has been some movement by the federal government improve support for this most vital industry. This issue of the GrayWay discusses America’s renewed interest in revitalizing manufacturing, and the new government policies and programs that have resulted. Additionally, we offer expert opinions on the role government should play in increasing the pool of qualified candidates needed to fill manufacturing’s ever-increasing demand for STEM professionals, and what tax reforms are needed create a “best-case-scenario” business environment for manufacturers competing in today’s global marketplace.

Manufacturing has been in the news a lot lately, and for good reason. The upswing in manufacturing jobs has gotten the attention of U.S. policymakers, and there has been some movement by the federal government improve support for this most vital industry. This issue of the GrayWay discusses America’s renewed interest in revitalizing manufacturing, and the new government policies and programs that have resulted. Additionally, we offer expert opinions on the role government should play in increasing the pool of qualified candidates needed to fill manufacturing’s ever-increasing demand for STEM professionals, and what tax reforms are needed create a “best-case-scenario” business environment for manufacturers competing in today’s global marketplace.

June 07, 2012

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