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Global perspectives from MSCI


July 1, 2014

From Helmets to Hard Hats

When their fight overseas ends, veterans’ fight for employment at home begins. But their skills and values can make them a great fit for the metals industry.

Randall Fox had an “epiphany moment” last year on an aircraft carrier. He was at a trade association meeting in San Diego when he was invited to tour the USS Midway Museum at Navy Pier. […] Read More

July 1, 2014

Strength in Clusters

Why transportation is fueling prosperous regional manufacturing centers

When Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc. chose Georgia as the plant site for re-shoring small tractor production from Japan, the Midwestern state’s governor, Pat Quinn, complained, “We don’t have any oceanfront property in Illinois. … We met […] Read More

July 1, 2014

Business as Unusual

How to “future-proof” your company

What will the coming decade look like? The honest answer is that no one knows. A glimpse, though, can be found in a promising new startup called Oculus VR. Two years ago, Palmer Luckey was a […] Read More

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