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Improving Manufacturing Practices

If you consider push vs. pull approaches in a modern demand chain, those closest to consumers (e.g. retailers and lifestyle brands) have been the most active in adopting pull strategies to stimulate consumer demand through social branding, aggressive promotional offers and hi/lo advertising techniques.
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MAPI Foundation

MAPI Foundation Analysis: Divegence in Manufactures Trade Between U.S. and China Continues

The U.S. global trade deficit in manufactures rose substantially in the third quarter and despite some moderation in Chinese trade, the gap between the two countries continues to widen, according to an analysis from the MAPI Foundation.
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MAPI Foundation

Industrial Production Report: 'Positive Statement' for Manufacturing Growth

"The Federal Reserve reports that industrial production fell 0.2% in October following a 0.2% decline in September," noted Daniel J. Meckstroth, chief economist for the MAPI Foundation.
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Von Roll

Insulation Innovation

Von Roll is a name that has been with us for over 200 years, and the company has used this period of time to elevate and establish itself as one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of electrical and thermal insulation products, systems, and services for a number of different industries.
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Raven Engineered Films

Covering the Field

Founded in 1956, Raven Engineered Films has spent the past 50-plus years building its reputation across North America and beyond as a leading producer and supplier of high-quality flexible films and sheeting to a variety of industries.
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Cascade Die Casting

Casting Away

For the last 37 years, Cascade Die Casting Group has brought complete zinc and aluminum casting solutions to the automotive industry and beyond. With multiple locations across the United States, the company has both the process capability and appropriate proximity to their customers to handle just about any need or request that comes through their doors.
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