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Census Bureau Completes Release of All 364 Manufacturing Reports from Economic Census Industry Series

Wed, 2014-10-01 17:46

In recognition of Manufacturing Day on October 3, the Census Bureau presents descriptions of its wide array of data products on the manufacturing sector of the economy. Additionally, statistics on all 364 industries in the manufacturing sector are now available from the 2012 Economic Census.2012 Economic Census Industry Series: A complete series of national-level data files on specific manufacturing industries, including, for instance, the number of establishments, payroll, number of employees, value of product shipments and services provided by businesses.

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Public-Private Partnerships: A Key Enabler for American Manufacturing Innovation

Wed, 2014-10-01 17:00

Guest blog post by Steve Betza, Director of Advanced Manufacturing and
Development at Lockheed Martin.Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a
global security and aerospace company that employs about 113,000 people
worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development,
manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems,
products and services.

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President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu Meet at the White House

Wed, 2014-10-01 16:40

President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in the Oval Office, Oct 1, 2014.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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New tool shows manufacturing in America carries huge potential savings; a reshoring success “toy story”

Wed, 2014-10-01 12:50

Guest blog by Dr. Sue Helper, Chief Economist, Economics and Statistics AdministrationThis
week, as we celebrate the country’s vital manufacturing sector, we are excited to unveil a new tool
that will allow manufacturers to calculate potentially significant savings that
can be realized by manufacturing in America.

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Kevin Pearce: "I may never get to stand on the Olympic podium, but:"

Wed, 2014-10-01 11:04

Yesterday, at the White House, some of America’s leading researchers, scientists, and technologists met to discuss how to answer one of our next grand challenges -- the human brain.
In fact, the 3-pound mass between our ears, remains one of the greatest mysteries in science. Nearly 100 trillion neural connections, which help drive our thoughts, emotions, and actions, remain uncharted.
But just like scientists mapped the human genome, catalyzing breakthroughs, creating jobs, and birthing industries, we are now poised to capture a dynamic image of the human brain.

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Recognizing American Communities as Climate Action Champions

Wed, 2014-10-01 09:54

From more frequent and extreme storms to higher average temperatures and rising seas, Americans today are experiencing first-hand what climate change will mean for their communities and their children. Taking steps today to cut carbon pollution and build resilience is essential to avert far more severe climate impacts in the future. As a recent report from the Council of Economic Advisers warns, postponing action on climate change could increase costs to the American economy by hundreds of billions of dollars per year.

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Helping Women-Owned Businesses Get to the Next Level

Wed, 2014-10-01 00:00

The face of entrepreneurship is changing in America. Women-owned small businesses are one of the fastest growing sectors of our economy and are helping us recover from the Great Recession.
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6 Good Reasons to Start your Holiday Marketing Plan Now

Wed, 2014-10-01 00:00

The holidays creep up on us fast, and it seems like each year the big retailers start their holiday sales sooner and sooner. Last year, for example, retail giants Walmart and Target both began...

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President Obama Meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Tue, 2014-09-30 20:08

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This morning, President Obama met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking the first bilateral summit between the two heads of state.
"It is an extraordinary pleasure to welcome Prime Minister Modi to the White House for the first time," President Obama said in remarks after their meeting. The President recognized the Prime Minister's historic victory in the Indian general election earlier this year, and the two leaders discussed the broad partnership that exists between the United States and India:
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CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the U.S.

Tue, 2014-09-30 19:30

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the Oval Office, Sept. 30, 2014. Dr. Frieden updated the President on the recently-diagnosed Ebola case in Dallas, Texas.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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