Industry Market Trends

Will Obama's Latest CO2 Regulations Help or Hurt the Economy?

July 11, 2013

According to a recent national telephone survey conducted by Rasmussen Reports, “nearly half of U.S. voters like the idea of putting tighter environmental controls on new and existing power plants, but just as many think President Obama’s proposed regulations to do that will hurt the economy.”

The survey also found that “most expect those regulations to drive up energy costs.” Read More

Industry Market Trends

Manufacturing Hiring Events for Veterans Begin at Fort Hood, Texas

July 11, 2013

As thousands of veterans transition from combat to civilian life, many will require assistance in securing new careers. Manufacturers looking to hire ex-servicemen and servicewomen will need ways to expedite their hiring process to fill legions of open positions. This month, The Manufacturing Institute announced several manufacturing-specific hiring events that will connect pre-screened veteran candidates with employers, in an effort to close the widely reported labor skills gap. Read More