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With companies such as Apple and Walmart reportedly investing more in American made products, many believe all is well in the current economic recovery.
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Yes, manufacturing can be an engine of growth again. But it will only happen if we address these critical issues.
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It's a fairly well-accepted narrative that manufacturing in America is all but dead. Over 3 million manufacturing jobs were lost during the Great
Several factors come into play when manufacturers make the decision to move or reshore (see chart). The wage gap is never the only reason, but in all cases, the move makes business sense – it’s not simply a feel good story.
Check out this interesting chart on ReShoring
Manufacturing remains a critical force in both advanced and developing economies. But the sector has changed, bringing new opportunities and challenges to business leaders and policy makers. A McKinsey Global Institute article.
Not only are American companies pulling back on their overseas production, but foreign businesses view the United States as an attractive alternative to producing at home. It could be that America is becoming a low-cost manufacturing destination.
There is great concern about China’s real-estate and infrastructure bubbles. But these are just short-term challenges that China may be able to spend its way out of. READ MORE....
US automation will soon replace much of the Chinese cheap labor.
The president makes manufacturing a priority, but the nation's leading manufacturing organization isn't offering a standing "O."
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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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Cheap natural gas and increasingly competitive labor costs are bringing factories—and jobs—back to the U.S.
Here is a great followup article on the effect of Robotics on US the workforce. It's all GOOD! http://wapo.st/13RfSsr
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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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.
A look at the myths surrounding and hurting the U.S. manufacturing recovery including the idea that we don't need to make anything in America.
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Reverie is one of a growing number of small businesses that are chipping away at the decades-old trend of manufacturing overseas. They're doing what's known as reshoring, moving production back to U.S.
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Walmart Senior Vice President Michelle Gloeckler said promoting in-state vendors will improve sales and help the world's largest retailer sell more U.S.-made products.
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Technological growth has been principally responsible for the development of new industries, products and processes that have created better paying jobs, cheaper goods and a higher standard of living for society.
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In a previous blog (Rising from the Ashes – The California Network for Manufacturing Innovation), I reviewed the creation of CNMI and its path forward. In this one, I want to highlight the process for getting it going.
A network for Manufacturers in each state would be a great help to a Manufacturing Renaissance.
Re-shoring sure has been in the news a lot lately. Perhaps you’ve been reading about the trend of re-shoring, as an increasing number of American firms are moving their manufacturing back to the U.S.. READ MORE...
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Like so many startups, Maker's Row resulted from a big pivot. Unable to get a consumer e-commerce venture called Brooklyn Bakery to take off, its principals launched a portal to digitally connect American manufacturers and material suppliers to designers and brands in the U.S. after realizing the headaches involved in sourcing from China. "We were working so hard to get Brooklyn Bakery off the ground," co-founder Matthew Burnett said. "Then we said, 'Hey, this is a huge problem with much more potential that we can tackle.’ " And since it made its debut in October, more than 4,000 U.S. businesses are using the site.
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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