US News & World Report (10/31, Kurtzleben) reports private sector employers added 130,000 jobs in October, according to a report by payroll processor ADP. Manufacturers added 5,000 jobs. USA Today (10/30, Malcolm) reports ADP President and CEO Carlos Rodriguez said in a company statement that the jobs performance among private sector employers was “well below the average… Read More NAM: Manufacturers add 5,000 jobs in October
In Missouri…you not only have to look sharp, you have to be sharp to be SHARP. And Wallach Iron & Metal, Inc. is SHARP. Recently, the St. Louis-based industrial scrap metal processor and buyer went through the rigorous process of qualifying for certification under the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations’ Safety and Health… Read More Wallach Iron & Metal, Inc. latest AIM member to achieve SHARP status
If you are an owner of a Missouri-based manufacturing company without a long-term succession plan in place, you may want to speak with ASPEQ Holdings, Inc (www.aspeqholdings.com). ASPEQ Holdings is a Missouri-based, privately owned, manufacturing holding company. ASPEQ was established in 2008 for the sole purpose of purchasing and growing closely-held manufacturing companies. ASPEQ is… Read More ASPEQ has plans for owners of Missouri-based manufacturing companies
Missouri Senator Roy Blunt Wednesday (10/30/13) took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to talk about the importance of manufacturing to the economy not just of Missouri, but of the U.S. The video of his remarks can be viewed here. Blunt was on the floor speaking about legislation he sponsors with Sen. Sherod Brown… Read More Blunt talks manufacturing on Senate floor
We ran across a very interesting video site that features innovations being created by AIM Circle of Elite Organizations member Boeing. The site features short, informative and interesting videos about what Boeing is working on and some of the groundbreaking science they are utilizing. Find the video series by clicking on the logo below.
Manufacturers added only 2,000 net new workers in September, continuing the trend of weak hiring growth since mid-2012. Read the rest of the Monday Economic Report by clicking on the logo below. Look for this weekly on the AIM blog at aimo.com
Associated Industries of Missouri president Ray McCarty talked about what government inaction. specifically the government shut down and sequestration, did and are doing to Missouri’s employers. McCarty was a guest on the “Eagle Eye Drive at Five” on The Eagle, 93.9 in Columbia. You can read about Ray’s appearance by clicking on the logo below.… Read More Ray McCarty interviewed for Eagle Eye Drive at Five