• Feature Story: R & D Tax Credits

    Feature Story: R & D Tax Credits

    Are you leaving money on the table? by John Madsen As many Midwest manufacturers actively look for business opportunities to improve their profitability or their bottom line, one of... read more

  • Feature Story: Proving The Numbers

    Feature Story: Proving The Numbers

    Data Analysis Leads To Efficiency by Kelli Billstein Jon Klinger has a thing for data. He likes analyzing data and he likes tracking it. What kind of data does... read more

  • Feature Story: Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

    Feature Story: Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

    Key To Minimizing Disasters, Maximizing Safety by Michelle Brakke and Jim Urquhart The risk of fire in a manufacturing workplace is always a reality. Taking measures to prevent fires... read more

  • Cover Story: Transformed by Fire

    Cover Story: Transformed by Fire

    Metalcasting Industry Withstands Test of Time By Melissa DeBilzan At Smith Foundry in Minneapolis, sparks fly every time 2,000 pounds of molten iron is poured into a ladle and... read more

E-clusive: Enhancing the Image of Manufacturing

By Nancy Huddleston Let’s face it – we’re humans and it’s in our nature to care about our looks...

E-clusive: It’s Time to Evangelize Manufacturing

By Nancy Huddleston It’s not every day that you hear someone say, “we need to evangelize manufacturing as a...