My recent note in the July 2011 edition of the “Fabricating Update” e-newsletter resulted in a nice exchange of e-mails with readers. I wrote about The FABRICATOR‘s 2011 What Keeps You up at Night? survey and noted that even with the overall concern about the economy, which also was the No. 1 concern among fabricators surveyed in 2009, metal fabricators still fret about the availability of skilled workers, the No. 2 concern.  Read More…

About: Dan Davis has covered the North American manufacturing industry since 1992. He enjoys meeting managers and shop owners and finding out how they are fabricating a living in today’s marketplace