Posts Tagged with ‘midwest’

Midwestern Manufacturing Was Up in July

August 10, 2015

July was a strong month for manufacturing in the midwest. The Chicago Business Barometer rose from 49.4 to 54.7 in July, indicating an expansion in manufacturing. This bump was based on increased production and new orders. According to Philip Uglow, Chief Economist of MNI Indicators, “the positive start to the third quarter suggests that activity […]

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Growth of Manufacturing in Illinois

January 6, 2015

In this article, Daniel Goff, of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, addresses some of the reasons that many global companies are opening new production, distribution, and sales offices in Illinois. Illinois is the largest exporting state in the midwest, and fifth largest in the nation. Many business incentives are in place, including […]

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Opportunities are There with Midwestern Manufacturers

August 21, 2014

QPS Employment Group, a staffing and recruiting firm located throughout the midwest, has recently conducted a survey of local companies, and the results point to huge potential opportunity in the area of advanced manufacturing. This especially in light of the lack of a skilled workforce to fill many of the open positions. QPS states that […]

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