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Preview: President Obama to announce two new manufacturing hubs today

Preview: President Obama to announce two new manufacturing hubs today | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Today, at 3 pm (give or take a few minutes), President Obama will be announcing another two manufacturing institutes. Avid readers of ManufactureThis...
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Fisker and new Chinese owner to restart Karma production this year

Fisker and new Chinese owner to restart Karma production this year | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S.-based Fisker Automotive, which has been acquired by China's largest auto parts company, plans to restart production of its Karma plug-in hybrid luxury car within a year and will
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Reshoring: A Key Strategy Facing Present & Future Manufacturers

Reshoring: A Key Strategy Facing Present & Future Manufacturers | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In the past several decades, global competitiveness has driven industries of all types to pursue a labor cost reduction model.
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The Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

For more than six decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. Our organization is centered around a passion for our members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties.

We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives and learn how together, WE can continue to make a lasting impact on the future.

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Online Training from Tooling U

Online Training from Tooling U | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Every day, thousands of individuals use Tooling U-SME training to enhance their knowledge and expertise. We've worked with more than 5,000 organizations to train roughly 210,000 people.

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5 Tips for Young Engineers, from the Experienced

Don’t you wish you could turn back the clock and apply the lessons you’ve learned later in life to the decision you made earlier in your career? Well, if you’re a new engineer, here’s your chance. We collected advice from experienced engineers, asking what they wish they knew when they just starting an engineering career. Interestingly, much of the advice was not about technical skills or specific projects.  It’s primarily around the need for lifelong learning.
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Apple's Big Bet On Sapphires

Apple's Big Bet On Sapphires | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Apple is betting on sapphires to be the next big thing for its products. It feels so strongly about using the material that it’s building a factory in Mesa, AZ and signed a development and supply contract with crystal materials manufacturing specialist, GT Advanced Technologies, to make sapphire material exclusively to Apple for consumer electronics.
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Answering the Reshoring Question | PD&D OnLine

The U.S. has become a more attractive destination for manufacturing over the last few years. That’s a fact. And several U.S. companies are indeed bringing back their manufacturing operations. Several others are asking the question: “Should we reshore our activities as well?” That’s unfortunately the wrong question.
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Next-shoring: A CEO’s guide | McKinsey & Company

Next-shoring: A CEO’s guide | McKinsey & Company | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Proximity to demand and innovative supply ecosystems will trump labor costs as technology transforms operations in the years ahead. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Three Key Manufacturing Trends in a Pivotal Year - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

Three Key Manufacturing Trends in a Pivotal Year - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The champagne’s been corked.  The ball dropped and 2013 is behind us.  As we move into a new year, it’s a good time to take stock of last year and look on the horizon for what’s ahead.  I want to focus on what’s really important: U.S. manufacturing. It’s shaping up to be an exciting year for American manufacturers […
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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Manufacturing

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A lot of what we're doing here at Manufacturing Nebraska involves making people better informed about what's going on in the manufacturing world these days. There's a lot of misinformation out ther...
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Coming Soon: the White House Maker Faire - 3D Printing Industry

Coming Soon: the White House Maker Faire - 3D Printing Industry | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
the White House has announced that it will be hosting its first 3D Printing Maker Faire. Makers across the country are encouraged to e-mail maker@ostp.gov.
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Manufacturers are Leaving China, But Where are They Headed?

Manufacturers are Leaving China, But Where are They Headed? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Seeing China’s manufacturing sector shrink is a trend that excites Americans, although it may not actually alleviate much of the pressure around a U.S. unemployment rate of 7.3 percent.
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TWO OPTIONS: TRANSFORM  OR FALL BEHIND - pdf

TWO OPTIONS: TRANSFORM  OR FALL BEHIND - pdf | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Manufacturers must continually transform their processes to stay ahead of dynamic global markets. Engineering
leaders are at the heart of this change. Here are their toughest transformation challenges – and the critical resources
they need.

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Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) helps advance the science of machining at Micro-Mechanics VIDEO - Canadian Metalworking

Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) helps advance the science of machining at Micro-Mechanics VIDEO - Canadian Metalworking | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
By combining skill and ingenuity with the practical principles of engineering and automation technology, the company developed what it calls "24/7 machining."
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Why New-Shoring Is the New School Of Manufacturing Trends

Why New-Shoring Is the New School Of Manufacturing Trends | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
You may get your product faster and cheaper, but manufacturing overseas has its pitfalls.
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Smart motor features Near-Field Communications | Automation World

Smart motor features Near-Field Communications | Automation World | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Servo motor efficiently delivers great starting torque and can be programmed from a smart phone via Near Field Communication. The constant speed of...
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Tim Cook Confirms that New Mac Pro Is Made in Austin - The Mac Observer

Tim Cook Confirms that New Mac Pro Is Made in Austin - The Mac Observer | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed this morning that his company's exciting new and cylindrical Mac Pro is being manufactured in Austin, TX. Apple announced on Wednesday that the Mac Pro would be available starting on Thursday, but Mr. Cook noted in a tweet that the devices were being built in Austin.
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Making The All-New Apple Mac Pro VIDEO

Making The All-New Apple Mac Pro VIDEO | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

sThe Mac Pro is a computer unlike any Apple have ever created. To build it, the company pioneered new processes, innovated manufacturing techniques and essentially rethought how to make a computer. This is the story of how it all comes together.

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This is American Manufacturing & Innovation at its BEST!  These are American Jobs - Assembled in USA

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Automation for Small Manufacturers: Step Change Production Improvements

Automation for Small Manufacturers: Step Change Production Improvements | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Automation for Small Manufacturers: Automation involves using computerized control systems for the efficient production of products or processing of materials. It can facilitate of Lean Manufacturing
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Natural gas, energy efficiency and renewable energy are leading America's energy transformation

The 2014 installment of the Sustainable Energy in America Factbook - produced for The Business Council for Sustainable Energy by Bloomberg New Energy Finance - has found that renewable energy, natural gas and energy efficiency advancements are leading a transformation of America's energy.
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Youngstown State University Opens 3D Printing Center - 3D Printing Industry

Youngstown State University Opens 3D Printing Center - 3D Printing Industry | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Youngstown state University, that has already established a close-knit relationship with America Makes, has just opened its new Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing
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The Current Confusing State of American Manufacturing

The Current Confusing State of American Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Are you as confused by all the conflicting reports about new jobs, lost jobs, reshoring, data? Welcome to the State of American Manufacturing
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Design News - Blog - Reshoring's a Reality - Manufacturing's Coming Back

Design News - Blog - Reshoring's a Reality - Manufacturing's Coming Back | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Researchers at A.T. Kearney see a definite trend in manufacturers bringing their production back to North America.
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My Opinion on Manufacturing: It Is Coming Back – Really! – Design News

We agree – U.S. Manufactruing is Reshoring! The Reshoring trend is gathering momentum. Manufacturing is a key element in solving our nation’s economic problems. The positive effects of a robust manufacturing sector are measured well beyond manufacturing. Reports from the […]
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