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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 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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US automation will soon replace much of the Chinese cheap labor.

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Bishop-Wisecarver Blog - Manufacturing & More

Bishop-Wisecarver Blog - Manufacturing & More | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A blog about linear motion, US manufacturing, STEM initiatives, career technical education, woman-owned certification, food, wine and more!
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Great articles about manufacturing & STEM education

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Robotic use rises as manufacturing becomes Reshored

Robotic use rises as manufacturing becomes Reshored | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

This article explains how automating with industrial robots can help companies to bring their manufacturing home without any adverse effects on their competitiveness.  Read more....

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 23, 2012 10:12 AM

General Electric’s Jack Welch famously said in the 1980s that the continued competitiveness of American industry hinged around manufacturers having to decide whether to “automate, emigrate or evaporate”.

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Work Smart. Grow Smart. Journal

Work Smart. Grow Smart. Journal, by TMAC.org: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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A3 - Association for Advancing Automation

A3 - Association for Advancing Automation | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

A3 is the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging, and Motion Control Association (MCA). RIA, AIA, and MCA combined represent some 650 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world.

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The Real Cost Of That Pool Toy | Blogs | Manufacturing.net

The Real Cost Of That Pool Toy | Blogs | Manufacturing.net | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

My cell phone rang. A simple question from a friend: “You’ve worked in China. Can you recommend a manufacturer to produce my patented pool toy?” Ordinarily, rattling off potential Chinese producers would have been easy. But, having just spent a week touring U.S. manufacturing facilities in Ohio, I dramatically altered my response. “Have you considered a US-based producer? Why not keep the job in America?” My friend was surprised: “Really? I hadn’t thought of that.” And, therein lies the root of the problem.  Read more....

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Robots Create Jobs - IFR International Federation of Robotics

Robots Create Jobs - IFR International Federation of Robotics | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

ROBOTICS will be a major driver for global job creation over the next five years.  The announcement is based on a study conducted by the market research firm, Metra Martech, "Positive Impact of Industrial Robots on Employment".

One million industrial robots currently in operation have been directly responsible for the creation of close to three million jobs, the study concluded. A growth in robot use over the next five years will result in the creation of one million high quality jobs around the world.  Robots will help to create jobs in some of the most critical industries of this century: consumer electronics, food, solar & wind power, and advanced battery manufacturing to name just a few.

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