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March 1, 2013

Canadian Manufacturing

Productivity will be crucial to growth in 2013.

The Canadian manufacturing sector ended 2012 in a sluggish state, posting an annual sales decline of 2.6%. It was the worst year for Canada’s factories since the 2008–2009 recession, mostly because of what happened outside […] Read More

March 1, 2013

On the Job

In-house training done right can be key to cost efficiency and growth.

Got turbine bladers? Can you recommend a good generator winder? For that matter, where can I find a journeyman machinist, with experience on “computer numerical control” (CNC) machines?More and more, manufacturers of metal products are […] Read More

March 1, 2013

Resilient Leadership

ATI Allegheny’s Richard Harshman on his company’s strengths in a constantly evolving marketplace

It's a chilly fall morning in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the Steelers just endured a brutal loss. Although suffering from a scratchy throat and a slug of disappoint- ment, ATI Allegheny Ludlum President, Chairman and CEO Richard […] Read More

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