Manufacturing,

America’s Energy Policy: Caution and Candor

AFPM President Charles Drevna had the opportunity of speaking at the United States Energy Association’s 11th annual State of the Energy Industry Forum. In his speech, he called for a comprehensive U.S. energy policy and an end to regulating in...

/ January 15, 2015

AFPM’s 2014 Naughty and Nice List

It’s that time of year again: Christmas trees are up, holiday songs are on the radio, and Santa is checking his naughty and nice list. So who is in line for a gift, and who is going to wake up...

/ December 15, 2014

Shale on a Plane: the importance of petrochemicals in airplanes

My inner geek comes out at surprising times. I recently found myself on a commercial flight going to Houston for a panel discussion on shale development and how it is changing American manufacturing. We are in the beginning phases of...

/ December 8, 2014

Obama’s Folly: Part I – Crouching President, Hidden Chinese Dragon

President Obama’s “landmark” climate (non)deal with China has attracted much attention over the last few weeks, particularly in regards to what the agreement means for this week’s climate meeting in Lima and the prospects of a United Nations greenhouse gas...

/ December 4, 2014