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Over the last several years, manufacturing has grown significantly in the Southeast, helping to drive the United States’ manufacturing renaissance.
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Dan Grosberger, tooling supervisor at Crescent Industries, was a part of the staff written article, “The Fine Art of Machining.” He took time to present a full array of responses that were not able to be included in the article, so they...
Artist and engineer Johnathan Tippett is a man with a mad vision. He and his team are building Prosthesis, the world’s first human-controlled racing “anti-robot.” Prosthesis is a four-legged steel beast rising three stories high and weighing 7 tons. Unlike ordinary robots, the battery-powered giant requires a human pilot to steer it. “The machine itself is built to race, but it is just as much about the pilot as it is about the technology,” Tippett writes on the crowdsourcing website Indiegogo. “Having no automated controls, its performance is entirely dependent on the person strapped into the cockpit. Piloting Prosthesis will not be easy. It will take focus, skill and athleticism. It will take grit.”
If you read about American manufacturing as frequently as we do, you’ve probably caught wind of the Bluelace Project.And if you haven’t ye...
The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX leads US manufacturing on a wildly successful ride.
Consecutive years out of the industry doldrums has given Britain hope for optimism in the manufacturing sector, but a change in people & skills focus is needed in order to capitalise
Only those tuned to profitably handle the sorts of high-capacity, low-cost jobs that once made a home in China can expect to earn more business.
The costs to manufacturing of federal regulation have increased an average of 7.6 percent annually since 1998. Manufacturing groups are lashing out against the growing burden in an effort to effect changes in Washington.
When networked equipment in complex systems needs to perform tasks in perfect harmony, Ethernet needs a little help.
Harry Moser, president of the Reshoring Initiative, sat down with us after speaking at Commodity/PROcurement EDGE to chat about his passion that gets him out of bed every morning: reshoring manufac...
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Tesla Motors (TSLA) plans to manufacture a pickup truck at some point in its future, according to CEO Elon Musk.
If politicians in Washington truly want to see a manufacturing renaissance in this country, they need to reform the regulatory system.
NEF is pioneering performance footwear Made in USA. Technology innovation + smart manufacturing = new jobs, brilliant designs, & great footwear. Join us!
The Business and Industry Association has a few suggestions about how to kick the state economy into high gear.The BIA,
Apple has acquired Israel-based motion technology company PrimeSense for an undisclosed sum.PrimeSense spokeswoman Kayla Egbert confirmed the deal, but says the company isn't revealing additional details.Founded in 2005, PrimeSense makes chips...
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that a partnership between Punta Gorda-based Aviation Partners Group (APG) and OMA SUD, a leading Italian aeronautic manufacturer, will establish a manufacturing facility in Charlotte County. The project will create 10 jobs and a capital investment of $500,000....More...
Here at the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) we’ve been talking a lot the last two weeks about workforce development and getting studen...
Yes, there is, at least in California. I was recently given a tour of the San Diego Continuing Education headquarters facility by Dean Jane Signaigo-Cox and Vice President Brian Ellison. Continuing Education is the new name for what we used to call Adult Education where you could go back to school to get your high school diploma or take enrichment classes in art, cooking, foreign languages, sewing, etc. More...
Great blog posting with a number of well written reference article links
Reinvesting in American Manufacturing - An event for global manufacturers making new capital investments in America
Solving the skilled workforce challenge requires that we treat production workers with the respect of professionals.
Some new terms to help interest more young folks to consider manufacturing careers: SMARTFORCE - MIDSKILL PROFESSIOINALS - Great Article
DETROIT (AP) -- Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company "definitely" won't recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks."The headlines are extremely misleading.
It’s called the Internet of Things, where our physical world is becoming a type of information system — through sensors and actuators embedded in physical objects and linked through wired and wireless networks via the Internet Protocol.