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About the 7 transformations by which industrial companies can become factories of the future
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Machines on the march threaten almost half of modern jobs

Machines on the march threaten almost half of modern jobs | Made Different | Scoop.it

Computers have been an important part of many industries for decades already and have replaced humans in many jobs. But a new wave of technological development means that even positions that we once saw as immune to computerisation are now under threat.


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superscooper01's curator insight, September 25, 2013 9:40 AM

but they're are also some good thing about it.

right ?!

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The Next Manufacturing Boom Will Be Ours - Barrons.com

The Next Manufacturing Boom Will Be Ours - Barrons.com | Made Different | Scoop.it
Cheap natural gas and increasingly competitive labor costs are bringing factories—and jobs—back to the U.S.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 11, 2013 8:35 AM

Here is a great followup article on the effect of Robotics on US the workforce. It's all GOOD!  http://wapo.st/13RfSsr

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Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing

Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing | Made Different | Scoop.it
The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) focuses on the education of technicians for high technology fields.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:36 AM

Check out our all NEW Pinterest Page.
Lots of great ManufacturingStories & CTE-STEM Programs

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BusinessClimate.com's curator insight, March 6, 2013 9:42 AM

How important is a highly trained workforce to landing deals in your region?

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ManufacturingStories is on @Pinterest

ManufacturingStories is on @Pinterest | Made Different | Scoop.it
ManufacturingStories is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 24, 2013 11:01 AM

Our website

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Our Audio Blog

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It's all about our Country & our Kids!

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BC jobs suffering from lack of skilled labour in manufacturing sector

BC jobs suffering from lack of skilled labour in manufacturing sector | Made Different | Scoop.it
BC jobs remain linked hand in hand with the manufacturing sector which is starting to migrate back to North America from oversees.

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The Top Ten Hidden Costs of Off-Shore Manufacturing - Bizmanualz

The Top Ten Hidden Costs of Off-Shore Manufacturing - Bizmanualz | Made Different | Scoop.it
Once you calculate all of your hidden costs associated with your Total Cost of Ownership you may find that low wage labor costs are not the whole story.

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US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek

US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek | Made Different | Scoop.it
Leaders such as Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld say manufacturing, considered all but dead by some pundits, is on the cusp of ‘something big.’

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Charting Manufacturing’s Next Era | Ideas Lab

Charting Manufacturing’s Next Era | Ideas Lab | Made Different | Scoop.it

Business, political and other thought leaders convened at Manufacturing's Next Chapter, an event by The Atlantic, in partnership with GE, on the intersection of manufacturing and technology. The event came one year after GE’s American Competitiveness: What Works forum in Washington, D.C.


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 8, 2013 12:25 PM

In discussing the manufacturing skills shortage Mr. Immelt indicated that reforms in K-12 are urgently needed.  One place to research outstanding programs in this area is at the Alliance For Education http://www.all4ed.org/

Our website is dedicated to promoting Manufacturing, STEM, CTE & Relevance-Blended Learning in the USA to Individuals, Families, Communities, Educators & Government through social media. http://manufacturingstories.com/

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Global manufacturing on the rise

Global manufacturing on the rise | Made Different | Scoop.it
The Strategic Sourceror: Global manufacturing on the rise, procurement, strategic sourcing, cost reduction and supply chain news by the Strategic Sourceror

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Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine

Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine | Made Different | Scoop.it

 

We have a skills gap and it’s going to get worse. Here’s what we can do about it.

 


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2013 – time for the New Industrial Revolution?

2013 – time for the New Industrial Revolution? | Made Different | Scoop.it
As a new year begins, there’s a prospect of a new era of manufacturing, where companies mass personalise their products and individuals revive the shed-DIY mania of the 1970s and 80s. Will 2013 see the maker movement reach critical mass?

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Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey - Official Video Trailer

Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey - Official Video Trailer | Made Different | Scoop.it
Made in the USA Films, LLC presents a full-length documentary that will explore the rise and fall of USA made products. Josh Miller will set out on a journey in which he will live off of USA made products for 30 days.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, January 21, 2013 1:51 PM

This should be one GREAT documentary!

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A Skills Gap Solution: Older Workers - Manufacturing Executive Community

Our mission is to connect, educate, and support a global community of executives working within the manufacturing ecosystem to build a stronger, more vibrant manufacturing industry worldwide.

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The End of Chinese Manufacturing and Rebirth of U.S. Industry - Forbes

The End of Chinese Manufacturing and Rebirth of U.S. Industry - Forbes | Made Different | Scoop.it

There is great concern about China’s real-estate and infrastructure bubbles.  But these are just short-term challenges that China may be able to spend its way out of. READ MORE....


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, April 23, 2013 4:33 PM

US automation will soon replace much of the Chinese cheap labor.

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Welcome | Workforce System Strategies

Welcome | Workforce System Strategies | Made Different | Scoop.it
Workforce Practices

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 10, 2013 12:43 PM

Lots of great reports, ideas and links.

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A Sneak Peak into Manufacturing’s Future - Manufacturing Executive Community

A Sneak Peak into Manufacturing’s Future - Manufacturing Executive Community | Made Different | Scoop.it
Our mission is to connect, educate, and support a global community of executives working within the manufacturing ecosystem to build a stronger, more vibrant manufacturing industry worldwide.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 27, 2013 12:49 PM

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Manpower | Employers | Manufacturing

Manpower | Employers | Manufacturing | Made Different | Scoop.it

The manufacturing environment is changing dramatically, and the technologies and the skills to use them are becoming critical to the success of manufacturing companies. This report highlights the necessity...


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The Innovative Enterprise: 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Award Winners Revealed - Manufacturing Executive Community

The Innovative Enterprise: 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 Award Winners Revealed - Manufacturing Executive Community | Made Different | Scoop.it
Our mission is to connect, educate, and support a global community of executives working within the manufacturing ecosystem to build a stronger, more vibrant manufacturing industry worldwide.

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Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com

Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com | Made Different | Scoop.it

Ask ten people “what does sustainability mean to you” and you’ll get ten different answers.  There will be common threads throughout the responses, likely the first things that come to mind like “green”, “renewable”, “LEED”, or “the capacity to endure”.  However, the deeper meaning of sustainability is likely to be missed unless one has been exposed to the building body of knowledge surrounding the theme of sustainability, or it’s close partner resiliency.  Sustainability starts with a mindset, one that begins with the end in mind.


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A glimpse of the Maker Movement - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

A glimpse of the Maker Movement - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Made Different | Scoop.it

Imagine if you had had the chance to be in room in the mid-70’s attending presentations from the likes of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs?  I believe that maybe 20 years from now, I will think back and recall when I sat at the US Patent and Trademark Office auditorium and listened to additive manufacturing machine makers 3D Systems, Stratasys, MakerBot, Ex One, and EOS, and innovative companies such as Shapeways share the creative ways they were making new products that had never been imagined before.


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What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country?

What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country? | Made Different | Scoop.it

Last week The Economist conducted an on-line debate on the question: Do multinational corporations have a duty to maintain a strong presence in their home countries? After a very intense written debate between Harry Moser, former president of GF AgieCharmilles and founder of the Reshoring Initiative, and Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics and Law, Columbia University, the vote was 54% "yes," and 46% "no."..Read More..


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Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO

Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO | Made Different | Scoop.it

The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-profit, non-partisan partnership formed in 2007 by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers to explore common solutions to challenging public policy topics such as job creation, infrastructure investment, international trade, and global competitiveness. READ MORE....


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 4, 2013 4:59 PM

Great motivational video

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Is Manufacturing “Cool” Again? by Martin N. Baily and James Manyika - Project Syndicate

Is Manufacturing “Cool” Again? by Martin N. Baily and James Manyika - Project Syndicate | Made Different | Scoop.it
In recent decades, as the role of manufacturing diminished in advanced economies, the brightest talents tended to gravitate to finance and other service fields that were growing rapidly – and paying well.

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The Coming Shortage of Skilled Manufacturing Workers

The Coming Shortage of Skilled Manufacturing Workers | Made Different | Scoop.it
America’s manufacturing renaissance could stall we don’t have the skilled workers to meet demand

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Great Bay Community College NH Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Recieves Praise from Dept. of Labor

Great Bay Community College NH Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Recieves Praise from Dept. of Labor | Made Different | Scoop.it

"Manufacturing creates wealth," said the U.S. Department of Labor's assistant secretary for the Employment and Training Administration, Jane Oates.  She checked in Friday at Nashua Community College on progress made statewide under a $19.9 million federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant awarded to Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, N.H., and the six other colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire...read more..


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