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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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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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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/

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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Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas

Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Companies that keep their research and manufacturing employees close together, where they can share information, might be more innovative than other businesses.
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Look at all of the GREAT jobs.  Our parents, students, teachers and guidance counselors need to know about these great MANUFACTURING opportunities.  Please help us spread the word and join us on social media. http://bit.ly/UMiDlc


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The 3D Printing Revolution, Climate Change and National Security: An Opportunity for U.S. Leadership

The 3D Printing Revolution, Climate Change and National Security: An Opportunity for U.S. Leadership | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
This is a new report from the Center for Climate and Security. Footnotes and citations can be found in the PDF version here. Introduction Humanity has lived through many ages and transformations, u...
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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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A glimpse of the Maker Movement - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

A glimpse of the Maker Movement - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | 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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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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Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas

Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Companies that keep their research and manufacturing employees close together, where they can share information, might be more innovative than other businesses.
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Manufacturing drives Innovation.  A fact that has been lost in the off-shoring of whole industires just for the purposes of low cost labor.  The good news is the Re-shoring of US manufacturing is finally on the road back HOME.

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Manufacturing drives Innovation.  A fact that has been lost in the off-shoring of whole industires just for the purposes of low cost labor.  The good news is the Re-shoring of US manufacturing is finally on the road back HOME.

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Can You Knit a Wind Turbine?: GE Wind Turbine Blades Made From Fabric Aim To Revolutionize Renewable Energy | GE Reports

Can You Knit a Wind Turbine?: GE Wind Turbine Blades Made From Fabric Aim To Revolutionize Renewable Energy | GE Reports | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Contary to popular belief, taking a piano to a fourth-story walk up apartment in New York City may not be the toughest moving job. Consider the wind turbine. The stiff fiberglass blades of the largest turbines span half the length of a football field. Moving them from the factory to the wind farm requires custom cranes, oversize rigs, hours of careful route and traffic planning, and expert drivers to execute precarious turns. What if you could do away with all that and also eliminate the million-dollar molds used to make them for good measure?.......

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