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Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Reports that productivity increased in 38 of the 86 4-digit NAICS manufacturing industries in 2013. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Manufacturing and International Trade Report 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Provides a comprehensive comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data.  From the Census Bureau


Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Multifactor productivity in the manufacturing sector declined at a 0.7 percent annual rate in 2013, the third consecutive decline in this measure.  Provides statistics for durable and nondurable manufacturing.  From the  Bureau of Labor Statistics


3D Printing: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Implications of Additive Manufacturing

Categories: Manufacturing,Science/Technology

Results of an October 2014 forum on the topic of additive manufacturing or creating things by building up layers rather than cutting away materials.  The report summarizes the ideas and themes that emerged.  From the Government Accountability Office


E-Stats 2013: Measuring the Electronic Economy

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Statistics,Telecommunications/Internet

Provides estimates of e-commerce activity in four key sectors of the economy:  manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and services.  From the Census Bureau


Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing and Mining Industries, 2014

Categories: Geology/Mining,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Labor productivity—output per hour—increased in three-quarters of detailed manufacturing and mining industries in 2014, higher than in 2013.  Unit labor costs declined in 53% of manufacturing industries and 75% of mining industries.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles: Manufacturer Performance Report for the 2013 Model Year

Categories: Environment,Laws/Regulations,Manufacturing,Statistics

Industry compliance in model year 2013 was better than required by the 2013 greenhouse gas emission standards.  The report presents detailed information about how individual  firms are complying with GHG emissions standards for cars and light trucks.  From the Environmental Protection Agency


Chemical Substances When Manufactured or Processed as Nanoscale Materials: TSCA Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements

Categories: Environment,Laws/Regulations,Manufacturing,Science/Technology

Proposed rule relating to reporting and recordkeeping requirements for chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed as nanoscale materials.   Represents first use of Toxic Substances Control Act to gather information on nanoscale materials.  From the Environmental Protection Agency


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