Tag: infrastructure


Missouri: At The Ready For Industry

August 30, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

As Missouri continues to attract investment from a diverse range of industries, economic developers and other stakeholders are working toward having sites ready for these new and expanding businesses. Since May 2022, the state has attracted projects totaling $2.3 billion […]


The Biden Administration Just Unveiled “Buy Clean” Guidelines. Here’s What You Need to Know

May 17, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The General Services Administration (GSA) on Tuesday issued new “Buy Clean” pilot guidelines for the procurement of substantially lower embodied carbon construction materials, including steel. These requirements will apply to 11 GSA projects funded by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) […]


Transportation Chief Buttigieg Rolls Out Funding For Highway Safety Projects on “Investing in America” Tour

April 5, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigeig was in New Mexico Tuesday where he talked with local leaders about the federal funding available for improving highway safety along busy wildlife corridors. It may seem like a funny photo-op to send a cabinet […]


Manufacturing Story of 2022: America Finally Begins Rebuilding its Infrastructure

December 26, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

For years and years and years, there was a running joke in Washington about Infrastructure Week, the annual advocacy push in which business, labor, and everybody else hit Capitol Hill to urge Congress to finally pass legislation to rebuild America’s […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Modelling grid effects of electric vehicle charging in the next decade

September 23, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Simulation is based on a model, revealed in March, for charging demand that can be applied to different human populations under different conditions. In a demonstration, they have now applied it to the whole Western US up to the year […]


Florida Lawmakers Aim to Buy American

January 28, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There were a lot of bad things that happened in 2021. But hey, one positive was that several states passed or strengthened Buy America laws! Texas lawmakers, for example, approved a bill to expand Buy America so it applies at […]


The Role that Racial Equity and Economic Sustainability Should Play in Manufacturing

June 28, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

When I say infrastructure, what do you think of? Sure, there is the traditional stuff like roads, bridges, ports and waterways, but what about the human element? What about the manufacturing jobs behind the infrastructure projects? What about childcare to […]


Another Bipartisan Buy America Bill Surfaces on Capitol Hill

April 14, 2021

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

We’ve got some good news for people who like proposed bipartisan legislation that would expand coverage for the domestic procurement rules that govern federal spending on infrastructure! Sen. Tammy Baldwin – from Wisconsin, a Democrat – and Sen. Mike Braun […]


America’s Infrastructure Problems: Biden’s Plan

March 10, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The United States’ economy has absorbed a body blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. This virus has drained the financial resources of millions of our fellow Americans who now can’t cover rent, pay utilities, or reliably buy groceries because of wages […]


President-elect Joe Biden Recommits to Building Back Better – and Buying American

November 16, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There’s still about two months to go before Joe Biden is sworn in as the new president, but the former V.P. and longtime Senator isn’t wasting any time advocating for his “Build Back Better” plan to rebuild the nation’s struggling […]

Design & Planning, Process, Regulations

A Chance to Stand Up for American Workers

October 14, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

The Washington Post broke the big news last week that Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) officials have picked Hitachi Rail to build the next series of Metrorail cars. There appear to be some good things in this deal. Part […]


The House is Moving Ahead with Its Big Infrastructure Investment Package

June 17, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

After years of all talk and no action, Congress finally got to work on Wednesday on a $500 billion investment package to rebuild America’s bridges, roads, transit systems, and railways. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a markup of […]


Democrats to Unveil Infrastructure Initiative

January 28, 2020

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Things are pretty interesting in the Senate right now, to say the least, so we wouldn’t fault you if your attention’s been diverted. But, infrastructure! It’s happening again! Yes, really. House Democrats are expected to announce infrastructure development plans Wednesday, […]

Design & Planning, Process, Production

Key Infrastructure Success Factors for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

November 8, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Managing FSMA compliance requirements while ensuring quality and improving performance are critical priorities for all Food and Beverage (F&B) manufacturers. Ensuring FSMA compliance without sacrificing performance or product quality requires: Standardized processes across the enterprise for consistency and control. Visibility […]

Logistics, Process

The Cost of Traffic Delays? Don’t Ask a Manufacturing Company

August 6, 2018

Via: Industry Week

In pursuit of continuous improvement, leading manufacturers today are highly skilled at reducing waste and taking unnecessary cost out of their operations. But that’s not the case when it comes to the impact of transportation delays. The manufacturing industry understands […]


Manufacturing Professionals to Trump: Focus on Infrastructure

June 30, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Nearly half of the 1,500 manufacturing and supply chain professionals recently surveyed by Industry Week and Penton Research say that investment in U.S. infrastructure should be a top priority for the Trump Administration, winning by a wide margin over other initiatives making headlines like […]