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Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing

Create a "Race to the Shop" Competition for Advanced Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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...
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Does the Road to Manufacturing 4.0 Begin Here?

Does the Road to Manufacturing 4.0 Begin Here? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing 4.0, with its promise of plants populated with smart, connected machines, conjures an alluring vision of the future. Armed with loads of real-time data generated by ever-more-intelligent machines, manufacturers will be able to address potential production disruptions even before they happen. And more automated and agile work cells and production lines will be able to quickly adjust output to match changing demand signals.There’s just one problem: Getting from here to there. As memb
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Effective Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing

Effective Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In this post you will see 6 key areas that are driving forces for better supply chain management in manufacturing to bolster industry in the US.
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Outstanding #Infographic - #SupplyChain #Logisitcs

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Preparing the next generation of manufacturers through community colleges (Part 1)

Preparing the next generation of manufacturers through community colleges (Part 1) | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A diverse and distinguished panel of experts discussed the future development of the manufacturing labor force at a recent Brookings event. Despite their varying backgrounds and specific areas of expertise, the panelists often echoed one another in identifying priority policies and practices that should guide the future of workforce development, training, and education in the United States.
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Lean Manufacturing – Circuit Technology Inc. "Cirtech" – Merrimack, NH

Lean Manufacturing – Circuit Technology Inc. "Cirtech" – Merrimack, NH | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

The driving force behind Cirtech’s Lean Manufacturing initiative is to provide quality products while practicing continuous improvement that eliminates waste. Using the knowledge from our team of professionals, we solve complex problems and implement new ideas that aid in continuous improvement. We practice lean so we can create more value for all of our customers...Read More....

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‘Tesla Effect’ Hits Nevada Schools as Interest in STEM Surges

‘Tesla Effect’ Hits Nevada Schools as Interest in STEM Surges | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The car company's 'gigafactory' will employ thousands, but Reno might not be up to the STEM challenge before investment and reforms.
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This article written by D. Frank Smith for edtech magazine, indicates that universities in Nevada can see the need to include subjects that explain the links between chemistry, science, technology, engineering and maths when lithium batteries are designed for manufacturing applications. 

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Report: NH among top states for manufacturing health - New Hampshire Business Review - July 24 2015

Report: NH among top states for manufacturing health - New Hampshire Business Review - July 24 2015 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

New Hampshire is among the top dozen states when it comes to the health of their manufacturing sector, but it should be doing better, says a newly released report from Ball State University.


New Hampshire received a B grade in overall manufacturing health but an F in logistics health, according to data compiled by the Muncie, Ind.-based university’s Center for Business and Economic Research...Read More....

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MC Machinery Affirms Support of Employees Serving in Guard and Reserve | Blog | MC Machinery Systems

MC Machinery Affirms Support of Employees Serving in Guard and Reserve | Blog | MC Machinery Systems | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Illinois Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced Anthony Imbrogno (VP – Customer Service and Support), Lou Clifford (VP – Logistics), and William Isaac (VP – Sales and Marketing) with Mitsubishi EDM/Laser signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve this month at their corporate office located in Wood Dale, Illinois.


The Statement of Support confirms that MITSUBISHI EDM/LASER joins other employers in pledging:..Read More....

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Think with Google - Micro-Moments

Think with Google - Micro-Moments | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Want-to-know moments. Want-to-go moments. Want-to-do moments. Want-to-buy moments. They're all micro-moments, and they’re the new battleground for brands.
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Worker Shortage Grows as NH Economy Recovers | New Hampshire Business Review

Worker Shortage Grows as NH Economy Recovers | New Hampshire Business Review | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

How tough it is to recruit employees in this tight labor market?

One Lakes Region manufacturer had to resort to the county jail to find workers. And he isn’t the only one.


“It’s weird,” said Jason Henry, superintendent of the Carroll County Department of Corrections, about his small work release program. “In the past, we had to send people out to apply. Now it’s, ‘If you have the right candidates, send them our way.’ There are more than enough openings for them.”..Read More....

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Growing Vermont's Economy - Enterprise - Upper Valley News

Growing Vermont's Economy - Enterprise - Upper Valley News | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Like all states, Vermont faces its own obstacles when it comes to growing the economy. Joan Goldstein, a Royalton resident and Vermont’s recently appointed commissioner of economic development, places the need for skilled workers, built space, infrastructure and affordable housing at the top of the list. A transplanted New Yorker with roots in the financial industry, Goldstein is fired up and full of ideas. But since commissioners serve at the pleasure of the governor, and Peter Shumlin recently announced he would not run again, she could have less than two years to make a dent...Read More....

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing

[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In this post learn more about how we can attract millennials to manufacturing and sustain American manufacturing employment for years.
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#Millennials #Manufacturing #ReShoring #SkillsGap #MiddleClass #Jobs

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B2B Industrials are certainly hit hard to compete for Millennials, especially when you have engineering focused products. With boomers retiring, we have big shoes to fill and tough competition for talent. 

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Lawmakers: Manufacturing Universities Will Help Boost American Competitiveness - US News

Lawmakers: Manufacturing Universities Will Help Boost American Competitiveness - US News | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Bipartisan group wants to bolster industry's image and job options.
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Content Marketing Careers Archives - Content Marketing Institute

Content Marketing Careers Archives - Content Marketing Institute | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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24 Great Content Marketing blog posts to help you build your brand and grow your business

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24 Great Content Marketing blog posts to help you build your brand and grow your business

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Center for Nanoscale Science & Technology Summer 2015 Newsletter

Center for Nanoscale Science & Technology Summer 2015 Newsletter | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Here you will find the archives of the CNST newsletters. We have consolidated the CNST Quarterly and NanoFab News into an integrated CNST News. This quarterly newsletter features project highlights from across the Center, including those conducted by a range of users in the NanoFab. In addition to reporting on the latest developments in nanoscale fabrication and measurement methods, it describes new tools and processes in the NanoFab, and reports other information we hope will be useful to both current and potential research participants. We have also changed our distribution method to GovDelivery, a government-wide system for communicating electronically with the public. If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please type your e-mail address in the field below and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Alliance Sensors Group Offers The World’s Most Advanced AC-LVDT Signal Conditioner

Alliance Sensors Group Offers The World’s Most Advanced AC-LVDT Signal Conditioner | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
MOORESTOWN, N.J.—May 17, 2013  Alliance Sensors Group offers the model “S1A” - the World’s finest DIN rail mountable, push button calibrated AC-LVDT Signal Conditioner. With thousands of units in the field and scores of satisfied customers, the Alliance Sensors Group proven S1A design has substantially raised the bar for other LVDT signal conditioning manufacturers in their attempt to copy it...Read More....
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Follow Wenzel Metrology Equipment BLOG

Follow Wenzel Metrology Equipment BLOG | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Your quality department has a written policy stating the exact interval of service your CMM needs to adhere to in order to maintain accuracy. Having a service provider do this means you know the performance of your CMM is precisely up to its specifications like ISO 10360, ASME, or VDI / VDE and you don’t have to have your own people trained in another complex procedure. In some cases 3rd party service providers are equal to CMM manufacturers’ service departments, in other cases, maybe not...Read More....

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Metrology is an important key to addressing the #Manufacturing #SkillsGap.  This is a wonderful #BLOG to follow to learn about advanced metrology techniques and equipment.

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Mitigating 3PL Costs as Minimum Wage Rapidly Increases

Mitigating 3PL Costs as Minimum Wage Rapidly Increases | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Minimum wage increases are already in place up to $15 in LA County. Get prepared to mitigate rising 3PL costs as a result.
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Transportation Reverse Logistics White Paper

Transportation Reverse Logistics White Paper | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

In this downloadable white paper about transportation reverse logistics you will learn history, current state, benefits, and solutions.

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Industry 4.0: Powered by the IoT & Digital Manufacturing

Industry 4.0: Powered by the IoT & Digital Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The fourth industrial revolution, referred to as Industry 4.0 is coming and powered by the Internet of things and digital manufacturing.
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Ayotte tours TRM Microwave, discusses manufacturing legislation | New Hampshire

Ayotte tours TRM Microwave, discusses manufacturing legislation | New Hampshire | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., stopped by defense manufacturing firm TRM Microwave on Friday to tour the facility and tout her efforts to boost high-tech manufacturing in New Hampshire.
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Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. reshoring drive

Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. reshoring drive | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores...
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Chicago’s Manufacturing Works Connects Workers to Their Future

Chicago’s Manufacturing Works Connects Workers to Their Future | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Program provides training, funding and support services for manufacturing workers of all ages.
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Kuster: Rebrand manufacturing as high tech, lucrative, growing | New Hampshire

Kuster: Rebrand manufacturing as high tech, lucrative, growing | New Hampshire | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

To many, the idea of manufacturing connotes Dickensian squalor or assembly line drudgery. But a report presented to business, political and educational leaders Tuesday seeks to rebrand and expand manufacturing as a high-tech, lucrative and growing industry with a bright future in New England. ..Read More....

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12 Part Series on Manufacturing Business Growth

12 Part Series on Manufacturing Business Growth | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

12 Part blog series on strategic tactics and solutions that will lead your manufacturing company to experience business growth.

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Recent MarketShift Conferences deemed Resounding Success by New Jersey Manufacturers - NJMEP

Recent MarketShift Conferences deemed Resounding Success by New Jersey Manufacturers - NJMEP | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Cedar Knolls, NJ – The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc. (NJMEP), partnering with the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) / the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) and the Federal Government, recently hosted the first two of four MarketShift …Read More →
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