A new study looking at effective management in manufacturing found that management was a distinguishable factor in productivity.
The National Association of Manufacturers will hold a Supply Chain Innovation seminar on May 23 in Houston.
The National Association of Manufacturers says confidence among U.S. manufacturers is at an all-time high.
The strongest manufacturing growth among top U.S. trading partners was in the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.
Economist expects a second-quarter rebound and predicts that the economy will grow 2.5 percent during the quarter.