FORGING readers describe their current operating conditions, which prompts some surprising forecasts about the year to come
Respondents’ profile, activity
More, less, more of the same?
Capacity … imports … exports
Readers bring experience, insight to our analysis of the forging industry, and share their expectations for the coming months.
Optimism in the manufacturing
PMI and durable goods
U.S. manufacturers’ global position
Manufacturers -- especially in energy-intensive and hazardous industries -- recognize the importance of Environment, Health & Safety initiatives, not just to meet growing regulatory burdens, but in driving business value too. There is no...
Preserving and promoting civil harmony is the foundation of the government. Does the government itself understand that?
War, disease, … what else you got?
Administration or agitation?
Duality in debate
From design to delivery, a more product-focused infrastructure, new customer-facing systems to replace traditional functional structure
Still in panic mode
Grip of taxes, regulation
200 engineers and technicians