I saw an interesting thread this morning on the Plastic Injection Molding Group LinkedIn site. The question that was asked by a member of this group was: “What’s your biggest concern as an American manufacturing company?”
The first respondent to that question, Rolando Perez of Resintech USA Inc., said, “Our biggest concerns are the environmental regulations, healthcare and taxes coming from the Federal Government by early 2013.”
Not an uncommon concern these days. Many companies—even the biggest OEMs—are holding onto their profits because of a lot of uncertainty in those regards. And that is just one thing that seems to be keeping the economy stifled....