Industry Watch - July 22, 2015

Goals for the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing has helped lift the United States out of the Great Recession — and ignited a new-generation economy capable of keeping American Exceptionalism alive long into the future. The National Association of Manufacturing (NAM) has defined the following four goals to ensure future growth in manufacturing:

  • Goal #1 – Attract Investment
  • Goal #2 – Lead Innovation
  • Goal #3 – Expand Global Market Access
  • Goal #4 – Develop 21st Century Workforce. 

Learn more about the goals that can bring the country together and put more people to work.

 News and Information

Video: Steel Supplier Improves Communication with IQMS 

Since 1929, Riverside Refractories has been supplying heat resistant refractory products to the American steel industry. When outdated software hampered their growth, they selected the manufacturing ERP solution from IQMS to help run its business. Improved inventory control, better financial tracking and reporting and an increase in communication company-wide are just a few of the many benefits Riverside Refractories has experienced since implementing IQMS.  Watch this short video to learn more.

IQMS Experiences Record Growth in First Half of 2015

IQMS experienced record-breaking growth for the first six months of 2015. “The past six months have brought a lot of transformation at IQMS, all of it good. June was our highest revenue month on record,” said Randy Flamm, CEO at IQMS. “Manufacturers are increasingly seeking out the benefits of our comprehensive ERP system and we are happy to deliver the industry-specific solutions they need.” Read more about IQMS' accomplishments in the first half of 2015.

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