MRC News

Is Apple Creating “The Ultimate Car” Supply Chain?

By Dawn Chmielewski June 2, 2015 Supply Chain 24/7 Speaking at the Code Conference, Apple's operations chief Jeff Williams dropped the biggest hint yet that the firm is developing a car - "The car is the ultimate mobile device." They call him Tim Cook’s Tim Cook....

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Job Growth Surges, Wages Push Higher in May

by Lucia Mutikani Reuters Jun 5th 2015 8:35AM WASHINGTON -- U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in May and wages picked up, signs of momentum in the economy that bolster prospects for an interest rate hike in September. Nonfarm payrolls increased 280,000 last month,...

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Meet the New Generation of Robots

Meet the New Generation of Robots for Manufacturing They are nimbler, lighter and work better with humans. They might even help bring manufacturing back to the U.S. By JAMES R. HAGERTY | June 2, 2015 11:08 p.m. ET This WSJ article is about a new generation of robots...

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Small Business Grant and Loan Program Announced by DEP

Small business grant and loan program announced by DEP  December 11, 2014 BY JENNIFER GLOSE pubished today that the state Department of Environmental Protection announced two programs for small businesses whose projects save in energy consumption and...

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MRC breaks down the barriers that prohibit manufacturers from realizing their full potential. Our proven tactics and methods can help nearly any company at nearly any stage of its evolution. Whatever the hurdle – going green, becoming lean, entering new markets, rebranding the company – MRC can help you clear it.

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