Is a Manufacturing Backlog a Blessing Or a Curse?

“Why Can’t L.L. Bean Keep the Darn Duck Boots in Stock?” asked a Bloomberg Business headline earlier this year when it was revealed that L.L. Bean’s infamous backlog of their eponymous shoes seemed to echo their 2014 trajectory. If you’re not one of the 100,000 people who ended up on a back-order list for the […]

Cool Stuff Being Made: 5 Looks Behind the Scenes of Manufacturing

Wednesday, we brought you a list of 10 things that are made in the U.S.A. in order to give you a better idea of just how many products are actually manufactured here in America. And today, in an effort to show you what actually happens behind the scenes in modern factories, we’re going to show you […]