Category Archive: U.S. Manufacturing News

America’s Renewed Focus on Manufacturing

Over the past several years, the American manufacturing industry has seen significant shifts with new initiatives in place to propel small businesses and independent manufacturers forward on both a national and global scale. While new resources and better information are helping manufacturers succeed, many businesses — particularly smaller ones — are also actively tapping into new, innovative marketing opportunities to increase exposure. (more…)

New Manufacturing Facility Cooling Water Intake Regulations from the EPA

water intake regulations
To cool their plants and facilities, many industrial manufacturers utilize large volumes of water from various bodies of naturally occurring water.  The list includes oceans, estuaries, rivers, and lakes. Although this has been done for decades, there has been growing concern and debate about possible damage that is caused by the intake systems to the overall environment, and in particular, marine life.