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Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on Why Design Matters for Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on Why Design Matters for Manufacturing | MIT Technology Review | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it


The CEO of design software giant Autodesk says advances in computing are lowering manufacturing costs while making products better.


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The Next Industrial Revolution - Ideas Lab

The Next Industrial Revolution - Ideas Lab | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Design-to-prototype cycles are much shorter, and startups are pushing the envelope on a global stage.
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The Heart of the Machine: A Look under the Hood of GE’s Industrial Business

The Heart of the Machine: A Look under the Hood of GE’s Industrial Business | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

A new generation of jet engines is giving a $144 billion boost to GE’s industrial performance. The engines and services agreements added to the company’s record $245 billion backlog at the end of 2014’s first quarter, whose results GE announced this morning...MORE..

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10 reasons driving onshoring in the US – EE Times India

10 reasons driving onshoring in the US – EE Times India | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
American companies have turned over a new leaf by trying to bring business back to the country, something that is deemed unlikely some years ago. Although onshoring so far has resulted in a trickle rather than a tidal wave of […]
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Baldrige Program Named Top Leadership Developer in Government

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has received the first place award in the government and military category of the Leadership 500 Excellence Awards, an annual recognition of the world's best leadership development programs and initiatives. The success and impact of both the Baldrige Executive Fellows Program and Baldrige examiner training were acknowledged as major reasons for the honor...more..

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Manufacturing Toolkit

Manufacturing Toolkit | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Learn what NC communities have done to promote advanced manufacturing since the 2013 Emerging Issues Forum, @Manufacturing Works.
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The Mad Science Society/Ingenious Association - Ideas & Activities for STEM

The Mad Science Society/Ingenious Association - Ideas & Activities for STEM | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Ideas and activities for breaktime group focused on science and technology.
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Enrollment In STEM Education Is Booming | Dream It Do It Nebraska Blogdream it. DO IT. Nebraska Blog

Enrollment In STEM Education Is Booming | Dream It Do It Nebraska Blogdream it. DO IT. Nebraska Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The numbers are in: enrollment at four-year institutions show an increase in students interested in pursuing a STEM education! Since 2008, institutions are seeing more and more undergraduates gaining interest in fields like engineering and biology, as well as other STEM related fields.
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The Power of Local Manufacturing Advocacy | Manufacturing Executive Leadership Journal

The Power of Local Manufacturing Advocacy | Manufacturing Executive Leadership Journal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing Executive Leadership Journal, our signature publication, issued six times per year. Content is written by our community council and board members, academics, and other experts in the manufacturing field. This digital edition will be available to all paid members of the Manufacturing Executive Online Community. A printed edition is available only to council and board members.
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Reshoring And Revitalizing The American Supply Chain Network

Reshoring And Revitalizing The American Supply Chain Network | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Reshoring manufacturing is a growing trend in the U.S. After many years of offshoring, companies are taking an in-depth look at the benefits of manufacturing closer to their customer base, leading many companies to reshore or consider reshoring production to the U.S...read more...

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Report: Energy Boom Igniting US Urban Manufacturing Through 2020

Report: Energy Boom Igniting US Urban Manufacturing Through 2020 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
From 2010-2012, energy intensive manufacturing sectors added more than 196,000 jobs and increased real sales by $124 billion in the nation’s major cities.
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Manufacturing & The Decline Of The Middle Class

Manufacturing & The Decline Of The Middle Class | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In 1988 while doing research for my first book, I came across a 1987 report titled “Technology and the American Economic Transition” that predicted:
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Graphene Nanomaterials Purify Water with Sunlight

Graphene Nanomaterials Purify Water with Sunlight | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Sunlight plus a common titanium pigment might be the secret recipe for ridding pharmaceuticals, pesticides and other potentially harmful pollutants from drinking water. Scientists combined several high-tech components to make an easy-to-use water purifier that could work with the world’s most basic form of energy, sunlight, in a boon for water purification in rural areas or developing countries.
The talk was one of more than 10,000 presentations at the 247th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, taking place here through Thursday.  More....

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Ten reasons to reshore your plastic injection molding

Ten reasons to reshore your plastic injection molding | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Slide presentation on ten critical reasons to manufacture your plastic part in the United States from The Rodon Group
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Free report: the impact of content curation on reaching business goals

Free report: the impact of content curation on reaching business goals | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
76% of professionals who used content curation saw an impact on reported business goals in 2013. This free report takes the guesswork out of evaluating curation as a potential business tool.
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2014 Women in Industry Awards

2014 Women in Industry Awards | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Are there women in your business doing amazing work? Get your nominations in for the 2014 Women in Industry Awards.
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Manufacturing Renaissance Still a Work in Progress, Says Harvard Professor | Competitiveness content from IndustryWeek

Manufacturing Renaissance Still a Work in Progress, Says Harvard Professor | Competitiveness content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
US efforts to rebuild manufacturing 'industrial commons' still require much work, says Harvard professor Willy C. Shih.
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Advanced Design and Manufacturing Impact Forum - ASME

Advanced Design and Manufacturing Impact Forum - ASME | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Advanced Design & Manufacturing Impact Forum [co-located with the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE) and hosted by the University at Buffalo] introduces a new ASME program focusing on the intersection of advanced design and advanced manufacturing in industrial and consumer applications...More..
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Additive Manufacturing approach (3D printing) with Nanoparticles

Additive Manufacturing approach (3D printing) with Nanoparticles | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

For nearly a century, electrophoretic deposition (EPD) has been used as a method of coating material by depositing particles of various substances onto the surfaces of various manufactured items. One of the most common and oldest processes that utilize EPD is the application of a primer coat to new car bodies on a production assembly line. The body of the car is positively charged while the liquid primer in the dunk tank is negatively charged, forcing the attraction of the primer to the metal surface.



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USA Science & Engineering Festival April 26-27, 2014 Washington Convention Center Washington, DC

USA Science & Engineering Festival April 26-27, 2014 Washington Convention Center Washington, DC | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
USA Science & Engineering Festival April 26-27, 2014 Washington Convention Center Washington, DC The largest celebration of science & engineering! A free event open to the public!
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Toyota’s plans to replace robots with humans | Create Jobs in the US! Demand American

Toyota’s plans to replace robots with humans | Create Jobs in the US! Demand American | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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How Will You Know When to Reshore? Five Factors to Consider - Area Development

There are many factors to consider when “rebalancing your manufacturing,” reshoring some operations to the U .S. and leaving others in place to serve the growing Asian market.
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15th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference/Defense Tech Exposition

15th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference/Defense Tech Exposition | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

"Leveraging the DoD Science and Technology Program to Create Future Warfighting Capabilities Through Rapid Prototyping and Emerging Concept Demonstration"...More...

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Manufacturing The Internet Of Things

Manufacturing The Internet Of Things | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In the keynote presentation of 2014’s Consumer Electronics Show, Cisco CEO, John Chambers, estimated the market opportunity related to the Internet of Things to be valued at $19 trillion. Further, Chambers said that manufacturing would account for roughly $2.9 trillion of the total opportunity.
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Musk’s Coup to Thwart Competitors

Musk’s Coup to Thwart Competitors | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A crisis in the Ukraine might seem like it has little to do with the engineering industry.
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NH Boy Scout troop wants manufacturing badge

The process of adding a merit badge starts with demonstrating that it would promote a hobby or career interest consistent with the aims of scouting, which include community involvement, environmental stewardship, career development and personal growth and leadership, Cullen said. Together, New Hampshire's seven community colleges offer more than two dozen advanced manufacturing training and education programs ranging in length from two weeks to two years.
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