Archive | August, 2013

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Executive Outlook 2013: Bring On More Certainty To Unleash Investing Power

Answering the question of “what’s holding up our long-awaited economic recovery” could be a sensitive subject. Thoughts of the logjam in Washington, budget sequestration along with fiscal and monetary policy all come to mind. In the interest of full disclosure, I’ll try to stay away from these topics. Instead, we can focus on known information. […]

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August 20, 2013
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Executive Outlook 2013: Help The U.S. Government Ensure U.S. Competitiveness

The United States enjoys a proud tradition as a global leader in the manufacturing sector. This leadership has been fueled by bright ideas, a progressive approach to technology and a spirit of pride and entrepreneurship. Our national and economic security—our ability to create wealth and new jobs—depends on a robust advanced manufacturing infrastructure that supports […]

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August 20, 2013
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Executive Outlook 2013: Invest In Opportunities, Regardless Of Headwinds

As a company with a cultural legacy of taking advantage of overseas opportunities, we’re excited by the long-term prospects for business in the United States. There’s a growing re-industrialization that brings extended value to the economy, a strong knowledge-park and university-based research network and energy-cost advantages from shale gas and other domestic resources. While many […]

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August 20, 2013
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Executive Outlook 2013: Recognize And Embrace Possibilities For Innovation

You will hear many viewpoints from brilliant minds all over the world as to what is holding up our long-awaited economic recovery. Whether conservative or liberal, politician or economist, everyone has differing opinions and theories on why we continue to maneuver our way through a challenging economic environment. The truth is, we don’t know exactly […]

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Executive Outlook 2013: Focus On Jobs, Education And U.S. Competitiveness

Since the beginning of the year, we have seen the industrial sector being very cautious and conservative with regard to plant expansions and projects. We believe that this cautiousness is caused by continued general economic uncertainty.  MRO spending with our customers remains guarded and slow. However, unlike other slow periods where shift eliminations and employee […]

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August 20, 2013
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Overcoming Your Challenges: Remember Your ‘Three 100s’

By Ron Marshall, for the Compressed Air Challenge (CAC) During the heat of summer, a common complaint in many plants involves the issue of wet compressed air. An ugly slurry of rusty, oily, moisture-laden air—smelling much like an old unwashed gym sock—can collect inside piping and spray out on the precious product of your efforts. When […]

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