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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.
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Design-to-prototype cycles are much shorter, and startups are pushing the envelope on a global stage.
Defunct factories around the country are in high demand as U.S. production once again revs up.
This infographic tells the story of manufacturing. It shows how manufacturing enables our everday lives, drives our economy, offers many different rewarding careers, and what can happen when communities across the country come together to show the publi
GE has launched FirstBuild, a microfactory and open community space in Louisville, Kentucky for students, makers, and engineers to co-create the smart appliances of the future.
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.
Are there women in your business doing amazing work? Get your nominations in for the 2014 Women in Industry Awards.
US efforts to rebuild manufacturing 'industrial commons' still require much work, says Harvard professor Willy C. Shih.
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.
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!
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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Not only have young professionals misjudged the opportunities that a career in manufacturing can provide, companies need to forget what they’ve...
I like sit-coms. There’s nothing better than sitting back and watching your favorite characters get into (and then out of) some crazy hijinks and shenanigans to make you feel better about your day. It’s simple. And, I like that problems can be sol
SOUTHBRIDGE — The iconic original Pilot Aviator sunglasses — worn by the U.S. Armed Forces since the 1950s and sported by icons of American and Hollywood style ever since — are coming back home.
He's led the innovative animation giant to create 14 No. 1 movies. Here, Pixar's Ed Catmull shares why your first ideas should suck, how anyone at the...
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..
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 […]
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..
Learn what NC communities have done to promote advanced manufacturing since the 2013 Emerging Issues Forum, @Manufacturing Works.
Ideas and activities for breaktime group focused on science and technology.
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.
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.