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Trade & Manufacturing - News of Note - October 2015

President Xi's State Visit Brings Announcements on Cybersecurity and Climate Change - In late September, Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to the United States. Cybersecurity and climate change...more

CPSC Civil Penalty Trend Continues

At the end of last year, we reported that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued $12.2 million in civil penalties in 2014, more than double the amount issued in 2013. The number of companies fined increased as...more

Lean Six Sigma - It’s not just for manufacturing

Motorola developed Six Sigma in 1986 to provide techniques and tools for process improvement. It subsequently used Six Sigma in all of its manufacturing operations. The name comes from the world of statistical modeling, where...more

Senate Commerce Committee Passes Manufacturing Bill

On April 9, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act of 2013, which aims to grow U.S. manufacturing by strengthening the...more

Companies Seek Approval To Expand Manufacturing In U.S. Foreign Trade Zones by Joshua Snead

At least 15 applications have been submitted during 2013 for permission from the Foreign Trade Zones (“FTZ”) Board to commence or expand manufacturing activities in U.S. FTZs. Several such applications have been approved. The...more

GE Takes Over Top Spot in Ranking of World's Largest Wind Turbine Manufacturers

According to a statement released earlier this month by BTM Consult, a division of Navigant, General Electric passed Denmark-based Vestas Wind Systems in 2012 as the world's largest manufacturer of wind turbines....more

Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More [Video]

Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for: a word of caution from Pillsbury on using endorsement as part of your online advertising; enforcement predictions for 2013 from Mike Volkov; social media for global corporations from...more

Positive Developments Improve The Business Case For Returning Manufacturing To The United States By Pat Togni

Encouraging reports regarding what could become an intensifying renewal of manufacturing in the United States are beginning to emerge after decades of decline. This development suggests a strong business case for substantial...more

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