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MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office

MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
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The Rise of the Manufacturing Renaissance

The Rise of the Manufacturing Renaissance | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing is going through a lot of transformative change, leading many to call this the great manufacturing renaissance.
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The Skills Gap and the Manufacturing Industry - Cut Form Fab Metal

The Skills Gap and the Manufacturing Industry - Cut Form Fab Metal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Days of Pensioned Retirement In the past twenty years, American industries have rolled over and many went belly up, and not all of it was due to the national and international economy.  In my father’s time, blue collar and white collar workers alike had goals of gaining a position with an established and growing[ Read More » ]
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The 5 Lean Principles: What You Need to Know About Lean | Magnatag InSight

The 5 Lean Principles: What You Need to Know About Lean | Magnatag InSight | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Lean is a method for eliminating waste in a manufacturing environment. It focuses on eliminating the 3Ms of waste: Mura, Muda and Muri. The lean manufacturing philosophy created mostly from the Toyota Production System.  John Krafick, a former quality engineer in the Toyota-GM NUMMI joint venture, brought the term “lean principles” to the United States from the Japanese manufacturing industry. There are now five lean principles that are used to guide lean techniques and make the lean manufacturing environment successful...Read More....

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See Tesla’s massive battery factory under construction

See Tesla’s massive battery factory under construction | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Tesla is moving incredibly fast getting its massive battery factory built, and plans to have batteries made there as early as 2016 for its Model S and Model X cars. Showing off how much has already been built at the site, Tesla investor Steve Jurvetson of Draper Fisher Jurvetson snapped these photos on a recent…

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Energy from the sun is our future.  See how Elon Musk & Tesla is designing and building the foundations of America's solar power infrastructure.

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Tesla is a forward thinking organization - is your organization innovative?

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Although Tesla's factory is primarily targeted at automotive batteries, it's easy to see how a manufacturing facility of this magnitude will have a dramatic impact on storage technology for all forms of energy storage systems.

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Public Perception of Manufacturing - Infographic | MFG DAY

Public Perception of Manufacturing - Infographic | MFG DAY | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute complete a study every two years which surveys the general public regarding their perception of manufacturing.  This infographic displays the results of the study that was completed in late 2014.  People who are familiar with manufacturing rank it much higher than those who are not.  The mission of Manufacturing Day is to provide many thousands of people with an introduction to manufacturing and the tremendous career opportunities it offers...Read More....

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Apprenticeship - U.S. Department of Labor

Apprenticeship - U.S. Department of Labor | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Apprenticeship is a leader in preparing American workers to compete in a global 21st Century economy. With a network of over 150,000 employers in more than 1,000 occupations, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship programs have already trained millions of America’s workers.
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49,000 manufacturing jobs headed to Northeast Ohio by 2025, Team NEO says

49,000 manufacturing jobs headed to Northeast Ohio by 2025, Team NEO says | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing is on a serious comeback in the region, but opportunities for many of the expected 49,000 job openings in the next decade require technological skills. Manufacturing is the second largest private sector employer in Northeast Ohio – second only to healthcare.
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What are dimensional charges? Can you reduce them? FREE Download White Paper

What are dimensional charges? Can you reduce them? FREE Download White Paper | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it


New dimensional charges could raise your shipping costs up to 40 percent. Boxes that weigh only a couple of pounds are now being charged as if they weighed up to 11 pounds or more. Have you made a plan to reduce those costs? 

Fortunately, we here at Packsize are here to help you. Learn more about dimensional charges and how On Demand Packaging® can reduce them by watching our latest whiteboard video. 

Once you've finished watching the video, you can learn more about dimensional charges by downloading our newest white paper.

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Modine Manufacturing moving jobs, but not to Racine - Milwaukee Business Journal

Modine Manufacturing moving jobs, but not to Racine - Milwaukee Business Journal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Modine Manufacturing Co. plans to close a plant in Iowa and move the work to three other facilities, none of them in Wisconsin, company officials confirmed Wednesday.
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Flextronics Wants More Manufacturing on US Soil - Make:

Flextronics Wants More Manufacturing on US Soil - Make: | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The world of hardware startups is filled with long trips and longer stays in nations with large manufacturing infrastructures. Electronics manufacturing giant Flextronics, though, wants to bring the process home with a facility just north of San Jose, reports Engadget, that will manufacture your device or even work with you to bring a …
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6 Benefits of the Mobility in Manufacturing Movement | Cerasis

6 Benefits of the Mobility in Manufacturing Movement | Cerasis | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
More and more manufacturers are embracing the mobility in manufacturing movement to realize greater productivity and improve bottom lines.
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Unskilled workforce, government regulations stifle area manufacturers ... - MLive.com

Unskilled workforce, government regulations stifle area manufacturers ... - MLive.com | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Government regulations and an ill-equipped workforce have Jackson manufacturers worried about the future and pushing for reforms.
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[Infographic] The Power of 3D Printing in Manufacturing

[Infographic] The Power of 3D Printing in Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Learn all about how 3D printing in manufacturing is executed.
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Ending Poverty Through Trade

Ending Poverty Through Trade | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

How free trade can bring prosperity to people across the world.
The playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote that poverty is “the greatest of evils and the worst of crimes.” While Shaw penned those...

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Manufacturing Stories: Ralph Jackson

Manufacturing Stories: Ralph Jackson | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Recently we asked you, our MADEinOHIO.us readers, to share with us your manufacturing stories. And today we are going to share Ralph Jackson’s story. He is currently the Truck Group Manager at Hamilton Caster & Manufacturing in Hamilton, Ohio.
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Is a 3PL Service Provider Right for Your Company?

Is a 3PL Service Provider Right for Your Company? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
How do you know if a 3pL service provider is right for your business? Use these 4 questions and action items as your guide to find out.
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Micro Mark Hand-Held Vibro Dot Peen Marker | Portable Lightweight Vibro Dot Pin Marker | Kwikmark

Micro Mark Hand-Held Vibro Dot Peen Marker | Portable Lightweight Vibro Dot Pin Marker | Kwikmark | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

The Micro Mark portable dot peen marker from KwikMark Inc. features a compact (3” x 5” x 6”) head size, and a generous 1.0” x 2.5” marking field to suit most industrial marking applications making it ideal for hand held applications as well as on-machine integration. Additional I/O streamlines “handshaking” with other machinery when required, and allows importing data from external files. The Micro Mark features automatic line centering to your part whether it is single or multiple lines, graphics or both with no measuring or operator input required. This is perfect for marking around parts such as shafts, pipes and more. The Micro Mark is a smart solution for permanent part marking.  Proudly Made in the USA! ..Read More....


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$2,000 Scholarships Available for Eligible NJ Manufacturers

$2,000 Scholarships Available for Eligible NJ Manufacturers | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
$2000 Scholarships are available for eligible NJ manufacturers for programs helping companies drive growth: Innovation Jump Starts and ExporTech™!
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The U.S. government is looking to revitalize manufacturing by establishing a network of manufacturing innovation hubs throughout the country.
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GE Aviation plans expansion in Hooksett | New Hampshire

GE Aviation plans expansion in Hooksett | New Hampshire | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
GE Aviation plans to break ground next week on a 55,000-square-foot expansion of its facility in Hooksett to increase capacity driven by a backlog in its commercial engines business.
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Manufacturing facility expansion could bring 20 jobs to Granville County - Triangle Business Journal

Manufacturing facility expansion could bring 20 jobs to Granville County - Triangle Business Journal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Granville County Board of Commissioners is considering whether to provide a local company with $158,250 in aid for a facility expansion that is expected to create 20 new jobs.
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For Everything Between the Motor and Actuator

For Everything Between the Motor and Actuator | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
GAM’s Linear Mount Products are a unique offering of gearboxes, couplings, and motor mount kits designed to mount directly to linear actuators. GAM also designs and manufactures all adapters to integrate individual products into complete system solutions.

With this product offering and linear mount expertise, engineers come to GAM for everything between the motor and actuator.
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Microsoft Sees IoT Enabling Manufacturing Transformation | Information Technology content from IndustryWeek

Microsoft Sees IoT Enabling Manufacturing Transformation | Information Technology content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Smart machines and robust cloud-based data systems offer manufacturers new business opportunities. Microsoft and manufacturing customers demonstrated the possibilities at the Hannover Messe trade fair.
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Why Detroit could be the next Silicon Valley (and vice versa)

Why Detroit could be the next Silicon Valley (and vice versa) | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
As manufacturing grows more high tech, software will play a bigger role.
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Disney's New 3D Printer Prototype Makes Huggable Things Out Of Fabric ... - TechCrunch

We’ve seen lots and lots of 3D printers over the last few years, and they almost all have one thing in common: the objects they print are hard* and mostly..
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