Lean Manufacturing in the United StatesThe fastest-growing modern quality systems (Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing) have their foundations in the movement that began in the United States in the 1940s called Total Quality Management (TQM). It was developed by an American mechanical engineer named Frederick Winslow Taylor. The principles of TQM and its use in […]
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The confluence of political measures and current world events is creating an environment in which manufacturing is moving from China to the United States. American companies are starting to bring manufacturing back to the United States. While there is no by no means a stampede back home, the rate of return or the “reshoring” of […]
According to figures compiled by the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA),
automotive manufacturing in Mexico produced approximately 2.6 million vehicles in the first three quarters of 2019.
This is a display that we have in our Juarez operation. We look forward to adding to our other businesses. It’s a history of Prince business. Our business started in 1965 with a better way to make a die cast machine. More tonnage smaller footprint. That business grew to be approximately 50% of North American […]
In support of our military and the military alliances, we have globally, Erik Prince and Bill Mathews were a part of the 75th anniversary of Normandy this week. They both were a part of a select few to parachute in a demonstration to support the service of so many that fought to support freedom for so […]
In the modern consumer market, it is absolutely essential to improve time to market. The ability to capitalize on an idea requires a streamlined process. From concept to manufacturing to distribution, each stage must be approached strategically to respond to current consumer demands one step ahead of the competition. This, however, is easier said than […]
Recent China tariffs are complicating the US-China trade relationship, causing many to rethink their outsource strategy. But there might be more to the story. The tariffs President Trump has imposed against China and their retaliatory tariffs are making things difficult, but there are indications China has been losing manufacturing prior to this.
With US President Donald Trump’s tariffs going into effect, manufacturing in China is becoming more costly and problematic. Firms looking to remain competitive and to keep production costs low while selling to the US market have real concerns about remaining in China. For some, a new alternative is beginning to look a lot more attractive […]
US President Trump’s tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum imports recently went into effect, leading some to ask what comes next for steel prices. Will the tariffs benefit the average American worker? Or will the new cost of steel inputs hurt American manufacturing jobs? Will steel prices remain stable, rise slightly, or spike? Will the net effect be positive or negative for the US economy?