Industry Market Trends

Report: Higher Earnings for New Hires in Manufacturing

August 28, 2013

New hires in manufacturing have an earnings advantage over new hires in other industries, pulling down 38 percent more cash than their non-manufacturing peers in 2011, according to the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). Read More

Industry Market Trends

Lifecycle Analysis Takes the Long View

August 28, 2013

These days, companies are being swept up, willingly or otherwise, into the concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental sustainability. For financial, practical, and even brand-image reasons, they are taking the long-term view of their operations and products -- that their activities shouldn’t be borrowing from the future or placing an undue burden on future generations.  Read More