4 Challenges of Manufacturing Made in America Products

by Jelani Rucker on January 27, 2015

Over the past several years, there has been a surge in American-made products. As a country, we shipped production and jobs overseas where cheap labor resulted in higher profit margins for many companies. Thankfully, we have begun to usher production back into the United States, which has resulted in a resurgence in the number of products made a...

What are the implications of falling oil prices?

by Jelani Rucker on December 23, 2014

As oil prices continue their descent, many are becoming more concerned about what this could mean for the recent boom within the US oil industry. While American motorists are benefiting from lower gasoline prices, the implications of decreasing oil prices could very well fuel undesirable outcomes for oil companies, and related industries....

Our future STEMs from educating today’s students

by Jelani Rucker on October 27, 2014

It's no secret that American students are lagging behind other industrial countries when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. With several initiatives supporting and encouraging the education of today's youth in the STEM areas, we are attempting to close the gap and remain a global leader. Through govern...

US Oil & Gas Industry by the Numbers

by Jelani Rucker on October 20, 2014

Ask anyone and they'll tell you that the US' oil and gas industry is not only impressive, but it plays a significant role in our economy. While we continue to restore the economy to its once flourishing state, there's no doubt that the influx in oil and gas production, especially over the past decade or so, has directly influenced this revival....