June 26, 2017
In our previous article, we examined the third element—leveraging the strengths of ecosystem partnerships beyond traditional boundaries. In this article, we will examine the fourth of Deloitte’s five key elements: “developing a balanced approach across the global enterprise”.
May 4, 2017
In our previous article, we examined the second element—embracing advanced technologies. In this article, we will examine the third of Deloitte’s five key elements: “leveraging the strengths of ecosystem partnerships beyond traditional boundaries”.
March 15, 2017
January 30, 2017
In a previous article, we gave an overview of the United States’ position in the Deloitte study that predicts that the U.S. will be ranked number one by 2020. With this article, we begin our examination of each of the five key elements of focus starting with the first and most important element—ensuring talent is the top priority.
January 3, 2017
If it seems to you as if innovation and advanced technology manufacturing in the United States have been on a rapid rise in recent years, that’s because they have. Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) has verified your suspicions. This study, along with those Deloitte previously published on the subject in 2010 and 2013, have enabled them to confirm the steady upward trend of American manufacturing since the start of the decade.
December 21, 2016
Increase Exports and Create Jobs with the IMAGE Grant Program Small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs, “…can be a critical driver for economic growth through exports at the state level.”1 If you are considering exporting, or are already exporting and seeking to expand your customer base, there is good news from The Ohio Development Services […]
December 20, 2016
OHIO EXPORT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL MARCH 1, 2017 EXCERPT FROM THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY WEBSITE: “Finding the time to focus on developing a new market is a challenge for many small businesses. The Ohio Export Internship Program is designed to help businesses overcome this challenge by matching them with highly motivated students, […]
January 7, 2015
As incomes increase in developing countries, the consumption of plastics increases rapidly. McKinsey & Company explains that “less expensive consumer goods and the early stages of industrialization significantly raise levels of plastics use as markets start developing.” A research study produced by Grand View Research shows that the global market for plastics is expected to grow […]
July 23, 2014
Exports from the U.S. are at the highest point in 50 years and are expected to go higher. The time is ripe for American manufacturers of all sizes to consider creating or expanding their export business. Why? Global manufacturing cost competitiveness The gap between labor costs in the U.S. and overseas is shrinking.Pay and benefits […]
March 29, 2014
More than 16,000 companies exported from Ohio in 2013. Of those, more than 14,000 were companies with fewer than 500 employees. Polymer companies make up approximately 2400 companies in Ohio and a vast majority of those have fewer than 500 employees. Your Ohio polymer neighbors are exporting!