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U.S. Manufacturing at a "Moment of Truth," According to New Booz & Co. Study

August 24, 2011

The U.S. stands at "moment of truth" regarding its manufacturing sector, according to a new study by Booz & Co. and the University of Michigan's Tauber Institute for Global Operations, Manufacturing's Wake-up Call. If neglected, the sector's output could fall by half in the coming years. If "a series of identifiable smart actions and choices" are made, U.S. manufacturing could produce 95 percent of all product consumed by the nation. The study points out three significant findings regarding the current and future state of U.S. industrial competiveness and provides recommendations to achieve a manufacturing-driven U.S. economy. Read more...