Manufacturing in America is in a steady decline across the board. Our major exports consist of mainly fruits and vegetables. If America expects stay number one, this must change. This blog will explore the political and company issues (ie. lean manufacturing) that must be discussed in order to maintain our competitive edge.

Monday, April 11, 2005

World Magazine AP News - Weekly News, Christian Views

Read this and you see where they talk about the bia on auditing manufacturing operations. They are the easiest to audit.


World Magazine AP News - Weekly News, Christian Views

Manufacturing Isn't Dead Yet, But Growth Will Be Overseas - Insight on the News - Business

People like stuff. Of course manufacturing will always be around. It makes sense for Ford to make Chinese market cars in China. As long as the focus of manufacturing over there is not lost to the importance of manufacturing over here!


Manufacturing Isn't Dead Yet, But Growth Will Be Overseas - Insight on the News - Business

Friday, April 08, 2005

Death of Manufacturing

I used to be very pro-free trade. It seems to make sense in letting the market decide on the best products. Who should set the rules if otherwise? Certainly not the government, or the will get they share. After reading a few articles like this I am starting to waver.

Death of Manufacturing

FT.com / World / US - US set to get tough over renminbi

I think the wet noodle comment in this story covers it all. The only reason that the unemployment is so low right now is because of the massive import and distribution industry that has been created. The economy is treading water right now because of China. There is no way the Bush administration is going to even touch this. Bush has not vetoed ONE bill yet, this would be the first. I am going to argue that China is cost the US manufacturing jobs. Those jobs are moving over to service jobs or resellers.

FT.com / World / US - US set to get tough over renminbi