TBM Consulting Group

Building Flexibility in a World of Uncertainty

Here are three ways for manufacturers to improve operational flexibility without letting costs spiral out of control.

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BDO Capital Advisors, LLC

Manufacturing M&A to Move from Jitters to Jolts in 2017

Economic and election jitters slowed M&A activity in 2016, but most indicators suggest a renewed uptrend in manufacturing sector transaction activity this year.

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ComplyRight Distribution Services

Will the Affordable Care Act Be Repealed? IRS Reporting Is Still Required … for Now

With the new Republican administration vowing to gut the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the future seems uncertain.

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Davis-Bacon: Empowering Communities and Careers in America

Davis-Bacon and prevailing wage laws have had astounding results since their inception.

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Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Trading with Mexico & China

ITIF Economic Policy Analyst Adams Nager argues that while Mexico and China frequently are labeled as scapegoats for U.S. manufacturing decline, losing a job to China is much more damaging for the U.S. than losing a job to Mexico.

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Bennett Thrasher LLP

Businesses Are Still at Risk with Their 2016 Tax Returns

US businesses preparing to file their 2016 income tax returns should be aware of the changes to various requirements and tax breaks that may apply to their upcoming filings. As in most election years, there were no dramatic income tax…

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CEOs Beware: Ignore Trump at Your Own Risk

Carrier, Boeing, GM, Lockheed Martin, and Toyota have all been on the receiving end of Trump’s twitter attacks.

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How are employees and managers feeling about their jobs and career prospects under the new administration?

Recent surveys of managers and employees offer some eye-opening answers and reveal a broad split in post-election workplace sentiments.

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King & Spalding

Trade and Trump: What to Expect from the Unexpected

Anxious companies and governments around the world are trying to guess how President-elect Donald J. Trump will translate his election rhetoric into reality on the issue of trade.

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AmCham Egypt Inc.

Relentless Efforts behind an Enduring Relationship

Over the past five years Egypt has gone through two revolutions followed by a long period of transition that has severely shaken its economy.

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CEI Capital Management

Rural Manufacturers Find Growth Financing Through Federal Program

Rural manufacturers often have unique challenges to growth, including low density of investors, limited availability of credit, the seasonal nature of employment, and geographic isolation. There is a program designed to help overcome these challenges: the federal New Markets Tax…

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U.S. Business and Industry Council

Domestic Manufacturers Outline Must-haves for Trump Trade Policy

When Donald Trump embarks on his new trade agenda in January, he will face sustained resistance from those who opposed his primary and presidential campaigns — i.e., those whose views working Americans repudiated in the recent election.

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