Modern Machining & the Need for Speed

Former boxer and machining revolutionary, Titan Gilroy, has an aggressive strategy to combat all the threats to American manufacturing, from outsourcing to the skills gap.   (American Machinist — John Hitch: 2-6-18) The list of obstacles standing in the way of an American manufacturing comeback seems to grow every day. We have the skills gap,…

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A Rising Dollar Yields a Rising Trade Deficit

By John R. Hansen, Advisory Board, Coalition for a Prosperous America Yogi Berra once said, “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” That’s undoubtedly true in the complicated world of global trade. But a look at America’s trade flows—and growing trade deficit— clearly indicates that a “strong dollar” has been a significant factor. Case in point:…

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After White House meeting, Hatch says he likes Trump’s trade approach

Senate Finance Committee Republicans held what several termed a “constructive” meeting with President Trump on Wednesday, focusing on trade policy and NAFTA in particular and pleasing the panel chairman, Orrin Hatch (R-UT), who emerged saying he now liked the president’s trade approach. [Jenny Leonard and Dan Dupont |February 7, 2018 | Inside US Trade] Hatch, who has not…

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