87% of apprentices are employed at more than $50,000 after completing their programs.
Fewer than 1% of the 30 million companies based in the U.S. export their products or services.
U.S. export control reforms are helping companies sell goods overseas as defense spending declines.
NIST awarded 19 grants to develop tech roadmaps for strengthening US manufacturing and innovation.
EU officials forecast stronger economic growth for the region, a major market for U.S. exports.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a second straight month in March.
Consumer spending rose in March at the fastest pace in nearly five years.
Commerce Department predicts U.S. foreign visitor count up to 72.2M in 2014 and 83.8M in 2018
After tax profits for manufacturing reached $147.45 billion in 4Q2013, up 19.1% from 4Q2012.