Reshoring may lift US manufacturing

Nov 19, 2013 | 03:14 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Fabtech, MetoKote, Jeff Oravitz, Stripmatic Products, William J. Adler Jr., manufacturing's importance to U.S. economy, reshoring of manufacturing production, low-cost regions Asia

CHICAGO — The United States needs to elevate the importance of manufacturing to its economy, supported and driven by low-cost, sustainable, domestic energy resources.

Although the metals industry can boast new products, new technologies and processes, and new applications, much more needs to happen to secure manufacturing’s future as a key driver of the overall economy. These were some of the ideas offered in a panel discussion at Fabtech’s conference in Chicago Nov. 18 featuring Jeff Oravitz, president of Lima, Ohio-based MetoKote Corp., and William J.....

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