economy · Global economy · Global trends · US Economy

Are manufacturing jobs coming back?

Manufacturing companies need to ensure sustainable growth and profitability in today's global and competitive economy. Cost management is the primary reason for out sourcing jobs to "low cost" countries however increasing amount of automation is also changing the dynamic ..... read on

General · Minnesota · MN · US Economy

Which states rank the best

 I really liked the comprehensive method USNews used to rank all states. Their rating considered typical state data such as population, GDP growth, educational rating, economic and racial diversity, etc.. Apart from these typical data points they also considered health care, education, states infrastructure, crime, opportunity, internet and public safety and the integrity and health of state government.

Family · General · Ketan Deshpande · Life · Minnesota · MN · Travel

Visiting Minnesota’s hidden treasure

Munsinger and Clemens Gardens are located in St. Cloud, MN, approx. hour and half north-west from downtown Minneapolis where you can immerse yourself in a truly unique botanical experience. Delight in the natural beauty. Located along the Mississippi River across from St. Cloud State University, the gardens invite you to stroll the winding paths and brick pathways as you experience this dazzling Minnesota's hidden treasure.

Family · General · Ketan Deshpande · Life · Minnesota · MN

Minnesota’s oldest and biggest fireworks show

This year we decided to attend the July 4th fireworks at Delano, Minnesota. Delano's fireworks show is "oldest and biggest in Minnesota" , going strong since 1857.Delano is also home to The Peppermint Twist, a iconic drive in restaurant that serves awesome milk shakes. You have to try their original peppermint milk shake. Good food , shakes and quick service, go visit them.

automotive · business strategies · Global trends · manufacturing · US Economy

Which car companies are the most American

Can you name which car companies or brands are the most American made ?As the Trump administration reviews changes to NAFTA and other economic policies, the industry has already started to update their investment and manufacturing plans. Companies like Ford, GM and FCA have announced jobs coming back to the US. Ford has backing away from investing $1.6 billion in a new Mexican assembly plant, however continuing their plans to expand transmission and engine factories in Mexico.

Family · Ketan Deshpande · Life · Minnesota · MN

A must see landmark in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden opened in 1988 and is now open after the recent removation. It is also the home of the iconic Spoonbridge and Cherry. The sculpture garden exhibits over 40 collections from the Walker Art Center. For 2017 a few new sculptures are also added.