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Apple Accelerates $350 Billion Contribution to US Economy and Job Creation over Next Five Years

Apple, already the largest US taxpayer, anticipates repatriation tax payments of approximately $38 billion as required by recent changes to the tax law, a payment that would likely be the largest of its kind ever made.

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Maker of dock, warehouse, and safety equipment and leading supplier of material handling products combined under Wincove Private Holdings.

Using a WES to efficiently handle recalls and regulations can save time, money and reputation.

President and CEO Jay Timmons to meet leading manufacturers, elected officials, parents and students while visiting manufacturing facilities across nation.

Move follows 60% growth in U.S. project orders and 35% workforce increase.

Projects to increase competitiveness and energy efficiency of U.S. manufacturing could receive between $250,000 and $2.5 million.

State-of-the-art semi-automated cleaning equipment to support CHEP’s growing west coast customer base.

Businesses are expected to make their largest capital investments since 2012.

Apple, already the largest US taxpayer, anticipates repatriation tax payments of approximately $38 billion as required by recent changes to the tax law, a payment that would likely be the largest of its kind ever made.

JDA's annual customer conference to host symposium by the leading organization focused on women’s leadership in supply chain.

Volunteers needed to help identify skills needed to install, operate and maintain automated equipment in the material handling and supply chain fields.

For years manufacturers have acquiesced to the “single vendor” mantra and bought into the manufacturing component of their ERP provider. The problem with these transaction-based systems is that they are, well, transactional. They don’t account for the unique dynamics of individual manufacturing environments – or the inevitable variability.

The report’s key metric, known as the PMI, was 59.7 (a reading of 50 or higher indicates growth) in December, which was 1.5% ahead of November’s 58.2. This marks the 16th straight month that the PMI has grown, with the overall economy growing for the 103rd consecutive month. The December PMI is 2.1% ahead of the 12-month average of 57.6.

Older measures like productivity, quality, and service still apply, but digital transformation promises to 'change everything' about how manufacturers and retailers plan, procure and fulfill.

A look at Modern's 2017 cover stories highlights each company's unique journey and common goals.

The industry's momentum continues to build, even as it changes shape to adapt to technology; acquisitions across technology competencies have heralded the arrival of Consolidation 2.0, while automation and cybersecurity shake up the way players throughout the supply chain do business.