MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Jobs Report Turning Point and More

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A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief PMI Hits a Two-Year High; Weak Global Growth Is Still a Challenge In a potentially brighter sign for a slow-growing, stressed U.S. manufacturing sector, the Institute for Supply Management reported that its widely followed Purchasing…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — U.S. Industrial Outlook and More

MAPI_weekly_update

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief Keep Calm. You’re Prepared. (Right?) Manufacturers are already used to dealing with delays and run-of-the-mill challenges, but they are increasingly finding they must navigate more serious workplace threats and disruptions. They are responding by implementing…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Cyber Risk in Advanced Manufacturing and More

MAPI Economic Roundtable

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief MAPI and Deloitte Study: Connected Devices, Industrial Control Systems Expose Manufacturers to Cyber Threats Nearly half of surveyed manufacturing executives lack confidence their assets are protected from external threats, according to a new study from…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Expanding Tax Capabilities and More

MAPI Economic Roundtable

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The Disappointing Truth About Diversity and Inclusion for U.S. Manufacturers Even though two-thirds of surveyed U.S. manufacturers have focused on recruiting and retaining women and/or minorities for a number of years, these strategies have not…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — U.S. Industrial Outlook and More

MAPI Economic Roundtable

A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI.  Issues in the Brief The New Normal Is Modest Growth Last month, Dan Meckstroth presented at the Industry & Economic Outlook Conference hosted by the National Fluid Power Association. He focused his presentation on the global manufacturing trends that are important to…

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MAPI — Manufacturers Alliance News and Reports — Automation Investment in U.S. Manufacturing and More

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A weekly round-up of the MAPI resources available to NFPA members through NFPA’s membership in MAPI. (Updated 9/15/2016) Issues in the Brief Decision Criteria for New Technology Investment In the case of new technology investment, the cost side of the return-on-investment equation contains a larger and broader set of factors than is the case with…

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