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Manufacturers Remain Optimistic Despite Growing Concerns Around Strong U.S. Dollar

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U.S. manufacturers plan to hire skilled workers and invest in businesses, while overseas expansion declines, reflecting elevated concern regarding the strong dollar and increased foreign competition, according to PwC’s Q1 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.

Corporate Directors Confront The Impacts Of Economic And Geopolitical Risks On Strategy

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Shareowner activism, emerging technologies and regulatory activity, coupled with a rapidly changing global environment, will create an even more challenging role for corporate directors over the next decade.

Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

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Study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute indicates nine in 10 Americans surveyed believe manufacturing essential to U.S. economy, while only one in three parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing.