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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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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.
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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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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Lean manufacturing isn’t all about waste. It is more about building organizations than trimming them. A popular definition is “do more with less.
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".
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.
Leaders such as Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld say manufacturing, considered all but dead by some pundits, is on the cusp of ‘something big.’
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.
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/If you have ideas or suggestions email us at:IWantToHelp@ManufacturingStories.com
In searching for ways to meet the need for skilled workers, manufacturers should turn to women, report says.
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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Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
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...
Chippewa Valley Technical College says it's seeing an increase of female students in degree programs like Machine Tool and Manufacturing Engineering Technology
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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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.
Understanding the key technologies leading the industry today is essential to take on the future of manufacturing.
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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.
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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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..
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.
We have a skills gap and it’s going to get worse. Here’s what we can do about it.
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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.
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.