David Goodreau

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Phone: 818-242-7658
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David Goodreau is the chairman of the Small Manufacturers Association of California (SMAC), 1603 Don Carlos Ave., Glendale, CA 91208.

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The Perfect Economic Storm and The 100-Year Flood in Manufacturing—Part 2

July 24, 2003 | By David Goodreau

Editor's note: This article discusses the final three of six factors contributing to the current state of manufacturing — technology investment, the elimination of industrial arts programs, and the lack of industry leadership — with a focus on California manufacturing. Part I, which appeared...

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The Perfect Economic Storm and The 100-Year Flood in Manufacturing—Part 1

July 10, 2003 | By David Goodreau

Editor's note: This article discusses three of six contributing factors to the current state of manufacturing—global competition, high business costs, and supply chain management and consolidation—with a focus on California manufacturing. Part II discusses technology investment, the...

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