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2 Ways Temporary Fabric Structures and Other Creative Growth Solutions Help Sustain Booming Manufacturing Industry

You probably have contingency plans in place for when things go wrong. But are you prepared for growth?

Topics: Industry News Clearspan Fabric Structure

Skills Gap Holding Back Manufacturing Growth

According to the Industry Pulse: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report, skilled talent is a top hindrance to growth in the manufacturing sector. The report states, “Three of the top challenges companies face in the next three years revolve around developing a skilled workforce. These challenges directly affect another top challenge: expanding business.”

Topics: Industry News

Engineering Safety Key for Weathering Extreme Conditions

The following article was originally published in the May 2018 edition of BIC Magazine.

When people ask about factors affecting oil prices, industry vets often point to three things: taxes, politics, and weather. As the U.S. Energy Information Administration puts it: Worldwide supply and demand determines the prices for crude oil; demand varies depending on factors like the economy and the weather, and weather events in the United States and political events in other countries affect supply.

Topics: Industry News