October 22, 2015
It may be an uphill battle as the EPA reduces the limits of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds that manufacturers can release into the atmosphere.
May 11, 2015
Mechanism to protect investors outside the purview of U.S. courts proves to be an issue of concern for those that oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
April 2, 2015
The Precision Machined Products Association believes metal manufacturing operations will struggle to meet proposed EPA ozone standards.
March 11, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed in February to tighten up air emission standards for aerospace manufacturing and fabrication facilities. The agency said it initially surveyed 1,300 facilities nationwide that potentially could emit hazardous air pollutants (HAPs); all of these...
March 10, 2015
Prospects for Senate passage of a bill establishing a permanent expensing allowance for capital equipment are dicey. The House passed the America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 (H.R. 636) in February with all but one Republican voting for it and 33 Democrats adding their support. Now...
January 9, 2015
Congress fulfilled President Barack Obama's wish to set up a network of manufacturing innovation centers across the U.S., but there is a catch: The effort won't have its own budget. The endeavor will have to be funded through existing budgets in the Department of Energy and the Pentagon.
December 12, 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce wants to reach out to more communities in an effort to boost the manufacturing economy.
November 7, 2014
The Obama administration offers up a new package of already announced manufacturing-related endeavors