Commentary Stories

Housing Market is no "Field of Dreams"

August 21, 2008
Kevin Costner got by quite nicely with the “If you build it, they will come” concept in the 1989 movie Field of Dreams. Not so with the current housing market.
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You Snooze, You Lose

August 20, 2008
Our subscription department will soon be removing readers who haven't yet responded to renewal requests in order to make room for new industry professionals.
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Symphony in Glass and Light

August 19, 2008
Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio, recently unveiled a new permanent light installation illuminating its historic glass John F. Wolfe Palm House.
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OFF TOPIC: Superhero Stimulus?

August 15, 2008
Does anyone else find it just a little curious that the latest Batman movie has made $440 million dollars in less than a month in the midst of what some financial experts are calling a recession?
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Pursuing a Sustainable Alternative

August 13, 2008
Recycled glass is used in glass, brick and tile manufacturing, but a major roadblock is that the type of glass needed is not often readily (or cheaply) available.
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U.S. Dollar Down, Exports Up?

August 11, 2008
The value disparity can make the cost of goods from U.S. manufacturers look very attractive to foreign companies.
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Friday Fun Facts: Summer Olympic Games

August 8, 2008
Over 10,000 athletes from 202 countries will participate in 302 events.
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Keeping Up with the Joneses

August 7, 2008
I guess I’m just not that competitive-minded in general, but it seems like all of that jockeying for position would be exhausting.
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SME is Looking for Innovative Manufacturing Techniques

August 6, 2008
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers has issued a call for nominations for its 2009 Innovations That Could Change the Way You Manufacture listing.
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August 5, 2008
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