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On the Record: Howard Schultz, Bricklin Dwyer and more

June 20, 2012
What is the industry talking about this week?

When the industry speaks, we listen. On the Record, our latest feature, offers a collection of quotes from industry innovators, maintenance experts and more.

What is the industry talking about this week?

Demand is falling everywhere overseas. You’re going to have a bit of a lull in the manufacturing sector.
  Bricklin Dwyer, economist at BNP Paribas
MarketWatch  
[E]ven though it's more expensive to manufacture this mug in the U.S. than it would be in China or Korea or Mexico, this is what we need to do.
  Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO                         
AOL Jobs  
Manufacturing has been a big part of our area ever since the timber industry went away. We have companies that have rebounded nicely from the recession and are now concerned about the availability of talent in terms of expansions and the aging workforce.
  Erik Bergh, superintendent of the Menominee School District
WinonaDailyNews.com
 
I know there's an interest and enthusiasm for manufacturing that I hear all across the state. And I think there's a sense of revival all around the country for manufacturing. That bodes well for Michigan: Michigan might even be a harbinger for that.
  Mark Lange, executive director of the Edward Lowe Foundation
Crain's Detroit Business
 

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