Manufacturing News

April 17, 2014 | Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
The SBA awarded Jan Erickson, president of Colorado Springs-based women's clothing maker Janska, LLC, the 2013 Colorado Small Business Person of the Year. Erickson will join small business honorees from all 50 states at SBA's National Small Business Week on May 15-16, where one person will be selected as National Small Business Person of the Year.
April 15, 2014
Industry Week
This is the central crisis in manufacturing today: Years of offshoring and reports of deteriorating conditions, along with some seriously irresponsible PR, has left the new generation of workers disenfranchised with the whole industry and less inclined than ever to join. But that is starting to change.
April 9, 2014
MEP Manufacturing Innovation Blog
This is a story about American manufacturing, honoring heroes past and present, and teaching children in ways that text books and rote regurgitation cannot. This is a story about why I am optimistic about the future.
April 8, 2014
Industry Week
A team of truly committed workers: It's the ingredient that puts the force in workforce. And few things matter more in the manufacturing game, because a workforce that is actively engaged invariably drives productivity and profits upward.
April 3, 2014
Industry Week
Just for fun! A slideshow of some of the outrageous pranks companies pulled on April 1st.
April 1, 2014
Industry Week
"The first step to industrial wearable computing requires something a little simpler and a little more practical that the consumer products – a device that adds the functionality workers need without distracting them from the jobs the need to do."
March 28, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014 was officially recognized as Colorado Aerospace Day with a joint resolution passed by the House and the Senate.
March 27, 2014
Industry Week
U.S. exports will be driven primarily by industrial machinery, followed by transport equipment and scientific apparatus.
March 19, 2014 | State of Colorado
"Colorado employers added 7,300 nonfarm jobs during January, giving the state a total of 2,412,200 jobs and bringing our unemployment rate down to 6.1 percent from 6.2 percent in December. Our unemployment rate is down to pre-recession levels. We are also happy to report that over the past year, total employment increased by 38,300, while the number of the unemployment decreased by 30,300." Visit for more information
March 19, 2014
Company Week
"Many people around the country, if they are honest, probably have the same view about DMDI (Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation), and other advanced manufacturing initiatives being driven by the federal government. We really don’t know what they mean and what they are, but we know we want them."