Weekly Wrap Up For May 6th, 2022

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the latest report.

April 2022 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in April, with the overall economy achieving a 23rd consecutive month of growth, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM®Report On Business®. (Read More)


Robot SalesU.S. Robot Sales in Manufacturing Boom Over Strong Supplier Base

According to a new report by How To Robot, Gain & Co, and The Association for Advancing Automation, robotics and automation are picking up fast among manufacturers in North America. 2021 brought about record robot sales of 39,708 for a total worth of over $2 billion, which is a dramatic increase of 28% over the 2020 sales figures. This boom is due to the strong robot supplier and integrator presence in the U.S. is fueling the growth, showing an outstanding ability for implementation, the report shows. (Read More)

solar manufacturingTandem PV Raises $6 Million to Build Solar Manufacturing Facility

U.S. perovskite company Tandem PV has closed on the first half of a $12 million Series A raise after raising $6 million for building a pilot manufacturing facility in its headquarters of San Jose, California. The company will use this investment to manufacture its first commercial-grade tandem solar panels intended to equip customers with more efficient and affordable solar energy. (Read More)

When you think of the purchasing power of women and compare this with the shocking statistics of how many women are in core C-level leadership positions, it is evident that something is very wrong in the business world. Joining us to discuss this and how we can all empower female entrepreneurs and business leaders is today’s guest, Ginger Sloan. Ginger started her first business in her preteens and, while she’s had her fair share of failures along the way, today, she is an inspiring example of what women entrepreneurs can achieve. Ginger is the CEO and Founder of Encore, a professional medical services company where she has 200 women contractors working for her, most of whom are widows or single moms. Tuning in, you’ll hear about the vital role of failure in being a female entrepreneur, the importance of looking ahead not behind, and why everyone needs a mentor or a group of like-minded women to learn from. To discover some shocking statistics about women in leadership and find out how you can play your part in empowering other women entrepreneurs and equality in business leadership, make sure not to miss this inspirational and empowering conversation!