Eaton to Provide Sumitomo Motors
Power management company Eaton announced a contract with Sumitomo Heavy Industries Inc. to supply track drive and swing drive motors for the company's 7.5 ton crawler excavator.
Construction Equipment – 3/4/2014
Poll: A majority wants Congress, White House to work together on trade
A new poll released Thursday shows that a majority of voters wants Congress and the White House to work together toward forging new free trade agreements.
The Hill – 2/20/2014
Obama's order aimed at streamlining export import process
President Obama today will sign an executive order aimed at streamlining the export and import process for U.S. businesses, the White House said.
AgriPulse – 2/19/2014
Manufacturing Production Declines Due to Poor Weather
A perfectly timed winter storm at the end of last week coincided with news that cold weather has had a negative impact on consumer spending and manufacturing output.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/18/2014
While Global Economies Improve, U.S. Exports Lag
For manufacturers, the latest data continue to show improvements in most major economies, including emerging markets. However, growth of manufactured goods exports remains sluggish.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/14/2014
Real GDP Up Only 1.9% in 2013, Less than 2012 Increase
U.S. real GDP rose only 1.9 percent for 2013 as a whole, below the 2.8 percent figure seen in 2012.
National Association of Manufacturers – 2/3/2014
Economy grew at 3.2% rate in fourth quarter
The U.S. economy grew at a 3.2 percent annual rate in the October-December quarter on the strength of the strongest consumer spending in three years, an encouraging sign for 2014.
Los Angeles Times – 1/30/2014
Platinum Equity to Sell NESCO to Energy Capital Affiliate
Platinum Equity has signed a definitive agreement to sell NESCO to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners LLC.
RER – 1/3/2014
US Manufacturers Likely Growing At Faster Rate Than China, Europe
In the global economy this week, data will probably show U.S. manufacturers are expanding at a faster rate than their counterparts in China and Europe. Growth at American producers held close to the highest level since early 2011.
Bloomberg – 12/28/2013
Proposed OSHA standards on silica fail to promote worker health
Tightening workplace standards in place since 1971, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing a new standard on silica exposure.
The Hill – 12/9/2013