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Today's Machining World

Today's Machining World | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Today’s Machining World is a bold, creative, and unorthodox attempt to bring the drama and magic of the machining and manufacturing world to readers who appreciate something informative and fun. If you enjoy reading press releases regurgitated blandly to appear advertisers you will probably hate TMW. But if you want to read provocative, juicy, well-written and tightly edited articles that challenge your intelligence, this is an online offering worth checking out..Read More..

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This is a great Blog for all those who just love the richness, action and fun of manufacturing!!

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Tesla Model S Plays Any Song You Ask for: Video

Tesla Model S Plays Any Song You Ask for: Video | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk demonstrates the unique on demand music system in the Model S to Betty Liu. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
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Elon Musk is America's next great futurist that also knows how to build and run profitable companies.  PayPal - Tesla - SpaceX

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

A Sneak Peak into Manufacturing’s Future - Manufacturing Executive Community | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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Webb Instruments

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Washington DC (SPX) Feb 25, 2013 -
American manufacturing is critical to the development of NASA's scientific instruments, satellites and telescopes - specifically the James Webb Space Telescope.
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Are You Prepared for the Next Generation of Manufacturing? (Part One) | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek

Are You Prepared for the Next Generation of Manufacturing? (Part One) | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it


Understanding the key technologies leading the industry today is essential to take on the future of manufacturing.


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Here is Part Two http://bit.ly/XLKMwR

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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 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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The Top Ten Hidden Costs of Off-Shore Manufacturing - Bizmanualz

The Top Ten Hidden Costs of Off-Shore Manufacturing - Bizmanualz | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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For A Pro-Domestic Manufacturing Policy Agenda In Congress

For A Pro-Domestic Manufacturing Policy Agenda In Congress | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

The U.S. Senate might be more open this year to legislation aimed at improving U.S. manufacturing and reducing the U.S. trade deficit. A number of new senators and those reelected to the chamber ran campaigns that focused on bringing manufacturing back to the United States.

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What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country?

What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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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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Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine

Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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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 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey

Made in the USA: The 30 Day Journey | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek

The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In the age of digital manufacturing, the line between the physical and digital worlds is demolished to create a whole new future for the industry.

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The factories of the future will need top notch manufacturing technicians.  Technical skills training and CTE-STEM are curcial in K-12.

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U.S. factory work is returning, but the industry has changed

U.S. factory work is returning, but the industry has changed | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
GRIFFIN, Ga. — Giant machines are tearing down the old bleachery, another reminder to Chuck Smith that this old mill town doesn't make much anymore.
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ManufacturingStories is on @Pinterest

ManufacturingStories is on @Pinterest | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
ManufacturingStories is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.
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FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software

FlipSnack | PDF to Flash page flip - flipping book software | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
FlipSnack is a flipping book software that lets you convert PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications that you can embed into your website.

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Make your own manuals for online reading and more

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Lessons from the Road: Eliminate Waste with Purpose | Leadership content from IndustryWeek

Lessons from the Road: Eliminate Waste with Purpose | Leadership content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Lean manufacturing isn’t all about waste. It is more about building organizations than trimming them. A popular definition is “do more with less.
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My dad had a saying over his desk which read: "Time waste is the easiest of all and the hardest to correct becasue it does not litter the floor". 

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Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com

Sustainability Starts With A Mindset > ENGINEERING.com | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek

US Manufacturing: The Misunderstood Economic Powerhouse | Innovation content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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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/

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Women: an Untapped Resource in Manufacturing

Women: an Untapped Resource in Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In searching for ways to meet the need for skilled workers, manufacturers should turn to women, report says.
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Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO

Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office

MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
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Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing

Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Using the Obama administration's 'Race to the Top' competition in the educational arena as a model, Bruce Katz and Peter Hamp propose an annual $150 million ''Race to the Shop' competition to reform and modernize federal investments in workforce...
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