One of the biggest challenges for any manufacturer these days is that there's just not a huge pool of talent available - meaning it's vital to be able to retain your current workers and attract new ones.
Among the most cogent arguments in favor of a higher minimum wage at the state level - as many are now doing - is the fact that the federal government hasn't raised its own floor in more than a decade.
The last few months have been rocky for the manufacturing sector, to say the least, but now industry experts say they can potentially see a light at the end of the tunnel.
Many manufacturers rely on forklifts and other heavy equipment to transport goods and other large loads around their facilities quickly and efficiently.
Worker engagement isn't always easy to achieve, but it's absolutely vital to ensuring your company operates effectively on an ongoing basis.
Keeping a factory clean isn't just a good aesthetic choice - it also makes your facility safer and more productive.
One of the biggest hidden expenses for any business is the cost of electricity and heating, and that's especially true for manufacturing companies.
Many companies would love to make the best possible start to the new year, but may not know exactly how to pursue such a goal.
Security is key for any business, but when you have a large facility like a factory, warehouse or both, you may have even more risks to account for than you realize.
With many states seeing good reason to increase their minimum wages in recent years, even small growth can be seen as a strong positive for workers.
The holidays are a special time of year and many of your employees may be looking forward to some well-earned days off to spend relaxing with the family.
Manufacturing is a lot like any other business in that you need strong buy-in from everyone under one roof to truly succeed.
No matter what kind of business you're in, winter brings with it some unique hazards that create major safety risks for employees, customers, visitors and so on.
New York is one state where lawmakers have been particularly proactive about raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour, and now it appears even more positive changes are coming for workers.
As anyone in the manufacturing sector knows full well, factories can get dirty in a hurry.
In recent years, almost every state in New England has raised its minimum wage at least somewhat, and the lone holdout at this point is New Hampshire.
Experts widely agree that factory training is not a one-size-fits-all effort, in which workers are given some basic instruction before they start and don't get much more direction going forward.
Every company is always on the lookout for ways they can improve their processes and bottom lines, but doing so isn't always easy.
One of the biggest challenges in the manufacturing sector these days is attracting and retaining talent.
Efficiency and productivity are two of the most important things to achieve and uphold as a manufacturing business, but it's not always easy to understand how to get the most out of your processes.
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