Industrial Manufacturing: Resources
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) provides information pertaining to the industrial manufacturing industry. The AEM site provides recent industry news, market data, upcoming events, legislation, and a list of groups within the community.
Deloitte combines in-depth knowledge and an understanding of sectors with the company's functional experiences to offer perspectives and insight into the manufacturing industry. The site provides industry backgrounds, reports, featured insights focused on issues facing the industry, and future outlooks.
Equipment World has articles concerning every level of the industrial equipment industry including information on equipment, infrastructure, corporations, technology, labor, and safety.
Export.gov offers a wide range of current industry information and trade leads to help exporters of U.S. goods and services get the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. This information includes trade events, market research, trade agreements, statistics and data, publications, industry associations, and points of contact for the industry.
Industrial Machinery Digest (IMD) provides users with directories, recent news, events, and publications regarding industrial machinery.
IndustryWeek magazine annually ranks the 1000 largest publicly held manufacturing companies based on revenue as well as provides recent articles about current and former IW1000 companies. Access to the data is through a flexible search engine, which allows the data to be ranked and/or limited by several criteria, including; industry, country, company name, revenue growth, or sales revenue. An analysis of the ranking and rankings archives are also available.
Machine Tools Online is a sourcing site for the machining industry, presenting a platform for users to both buy and sell. In addition, Machine Tools Online has free information in the machining community including newsletters, trade publications, and a consultant locator.
The goal of MachineTools.com is to help the metalworking industry conduct business more efficiently and effectively by bringing buyers and sellers together with several different databases. This resource includes a listing of jobs in the industry, auctions, wanted requests, directories, and events.
Manufacturing.net is a website designed for manufacturing executives. It features daily updates covering the latest news from around the globe on key topics for manufacturers such as regulations, industrial trends, plant openings and closings, supply chain updates, distribution and trade issues, prices, employment, finance, economic forecasts, and world events.
New Equipment Digest (NED) provides information on equipment products, including new product reviews and insights into the development of new products. Other features on the site include a comprehensive list of industrial suppliers, an industrial and manufacturing video library, industry news, a list of industry resources, and links to both past and present issues of the magazine.
PricewaterhouseCoopers provides background information on the global industrial manufacturing industry. This site includes current insights on the industry as well as related barometer surveys and publications.
Focusing on competition of manufacturers in the United States, Manufacturing.gov provides information on recent publications and additional resources highlighting the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, also known as Manufacturing USA. This resource offers information about manufacturing initiatives, funding, news, and trade partners.
ThomasNet Product Sourcing is a useful search engine powered by a classification system designed for finding parts, components, and products from companies across the United States. Users of this site can search for product suppliers based on detailed product specifications and attributes.