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CMTC® | California Manufacturing Technology Consulting

CMTC® | California Manufacturing Technology Consulting | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
CMTC is a non-profit consulting company that improves customers’ performance by fostering innovation and sharing knowledge.
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Sarah's Hat Boxes - Made in USA

Sarah's Hat Boxes - Made in USA | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A family owned and operated business with over 20 years of experience Sarah's Hat Boxes provides our customers with the highest quality custom fabric boxes. Sarah's Hat Boxes has supplied beautiful boxes for many special events, store displays, specialty packaging, gift baskets, fund-raisers, etc. We work with large companies as well as cottage industries. As much as we would like to tell you some of our well-known clients and events we respect the privacy of our customers and their clients.
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Made 100% in Hancock NH USA - New Showroom Peterborough, NH USA

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OM in the News: Why U.S. Manufacturing is Poised for a Comeback

OM in the News: Why U.S. Manufacturing is Poised for a Comeback | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing in the U.S. is starting to make a comeback, and is poised for even bigger gains in the years ahead, opines The Wall Street Journal (June 2, 2014).  The number of factory jobs has star...
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Got “Nano-Onions” in your coolant? : Modern Machine Shop

Got “Nano-Onions” in your coolant? : Modern Machine Shop | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Nano-onions” are spherical, nano-scale carbon structures. When blended with coolant available from Tool-X, their physical properties are said to enable the coolant to provide increased tool life and overall cutting performance when machining ferrous and nonferrous materials..Read More....

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honeywell joins the connected-home party with smart 'lyric' thermostat - designboom | architecture & design magazine

honeywell joins the connected-home party with smart 'lyric' thermostat - designboom | architecture & design magazine | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
the honeywell lyric thermostat knows when you are coming and going, based on location, to deliver comfort when you’re home and savings when you’re away. 

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Women take on Manufacturing - CNN Money

Women take on Manufacturing - CNN Money | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Mother-daughter duo Kimberlie Gaarde and Brittnie Hammack found an untapped niche in food processing and jumped at the chance to fill it with their startup Fresh Fruit Cuts.  Several years ago, Gaarde, who had worked in the fresh foods industry for 17 years, started asking why no companies sold fresh-cut peaches and nectarines.  People told her the fruits didn't have a shelf life, but she started researching and testing different varieties anyway. When she couldn't find a company to process and package the product, she decided to do it herself...Read More....

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A Brilliant Factory with 20/20 Vision - GE Ideas Lab

A Brilliant Factory with 20/20 Vision - GE Ideas Lab | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Today we connect with people, buy things, and manage almost everything in our personal lives in an instant. Why shouldn’t we expect these same capabilities to exist on our factory floors?
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Merrimack-based Nanocomp set to expand workforce, facility | New Hampshire Business

Merrimack-based Nanocomp set to expand workforce, facility | New Hampshire Business | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
With a resurgence of manufacturing taking place in New Hampshire, a Merrimack company will triple its facility and its workforce in the coming years.
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Manufacturing Advice to Aid Engineers and Small Manufacturers

Manufacturing Advice to Aid Engineers and Small Manufacturers | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Small manufacturers and engineers improve and thrive with our hands-on help and manufacturing advice. Practical workplace-based guidance based on the most successful manufacturing businesses
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▶ Speaking of the Future: Advanced Manufacturing - YouTube

Imagine a world where we can 3D print a full-size cargo plane or quickly produce a body part to save someone's life. Through additive manufacturing or 3D pri...
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Reshoring: Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Reshoring: Throwing Down the Gauntlet | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The other day I had lunch with two people I’d been pursuing for quite some time; they weren’t able to meet previously because they were crazybusy.  We had a nice lunch and a good and wide-ranging d...
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Brad Heath's curator insight, June 10, 2014 9:38 AM

This is a great article about the total cost of acquisition rather than just what is on the PO.  If more decisions were calculated this way, US Manufacturing would be booming.

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Obama Administration Names U.S. Manufacturing Regions

Obama Administration Names U.S. Manufacturing Regions | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.
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Industry, Educators Urge Kids to 'Manufacture Your Future' - US News

Industry, Educators Urge Kids to 'Manufacture Your Future' - US News | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A new program led by Discovery Education and the Alcoa Foundation aims to increase interest in modern manufacturing.

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MADE in DAYTON blog: How important is Reshoring?

MADE in DAYTON blog: How important is Reshoring? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

We might be accused of being overzealous if we were to jump up in the air, click our heels together and declare that manufacturing has finally returned to the United States. But, as any eternal optimist will tell you, lately there have been somewhat hopeful statistics finding their way into various trade publications and reports...Read More....

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Growing numbers of U.S. companies looking to bring manufacturing operations back home

Growing numbers of U.S. companies looking to bring manufacturing operations back home | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- There's a growing movement among U.S. companies to reverse the longtime trend of sending manufacturing jobs overseas, the founder of the Chicago-based Reshoring Initiative said today in Birmingham.  Currently, 21 percent of large companies are actively engaged in reshoring activities, or bringing manufacturing operations back home, which is twice the rate seen in 2012, Harry Moser told an audience of mostly economic developers...Read More....

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Radically Reshaping Manufacturing VIDEO Conversation

Radically Reshaping Manufacturing VIDEO Conversation | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
McKinsey director Katy George, global co-leader of the manufacturing group, explains next-shoring and makes the argument that companies must view their manufacturing process as an ecosystem that needs to be optimized from the supply base to the consumer.
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US Commerce Secretary urges manufacturers to promote factory careers

DETROIT U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Tuesday urged manufacturers to work with students, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors to promote the idea that factory careers can be innovative and challenging instead of dull, dirty and dangerous.
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Kodak Nanoink Presses Unleash the Next-Generation of Printing

The Presses' writing system runs on Kodak's newly formulated nanotechnology inks, offering a greater color gamut and delivering print quality that rivals offset output on a wide range of uncoated, coated and glossy papers.
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Google Glass Hits the Machine Shop | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek

Google Glass Hits the Machine Shop | Emerging Technologies content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

You’d have to be completely disconnected to have missed the recent buzz about Google Glass, the most widely discussed iteration of the emerging technology known as “wearable technology.” But you’d have to be a little bit clairvoyant to know why and how it’s so important. One Indiana machine shop is providing some practical perspective on that vision...Read More....

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Walmart's 'Made in USA' push exposes strains of manufacturing rebirth

Walmart's 'Made in USA' push exposes strains of manufacturing rebirth | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - When Walmart pledged last year to buy an extra $250 billion in U.S.-made goods over the next decade, it appeared to be just what was needed to help move America's putative manufacturing renaissance
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Free Lean Six Sigma Templates | GoLeanSixSigma.com

Free Lean Six Sigma Templates | GoLeanSixSigma.com | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Here, you'll find a FREE library of high quality Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC) Templates from GoLeanSixSigma.com.

Here, you’ll find a library of free, high quality Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC) Templates from GoLeanSixSigma.com. - See more at: http://www.goleansixsigma.com/free-lean-six-sigma-templates/#sthash.i38mneQJ.dpuf
Here, you’ll find a library of free, high quality Lean Six Sigma (DMAIC) Templates from GoLeanSixSigma.com. - See more at: http://www.goleansixsigma.com/free-lean-six-sigma-templates/#sthash.i38mneQJ.dpuf
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$3.6B school funding plan receives final passage

$3.6B school funding plan receives final passage | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A $3.6 billion financing plan to pay for Louisiana's public schools next year received final legislative passage Friday with a 95-2 House vote.
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Reasons for U.S. Manufacturing’s Upswing | Automation World

Reasons for U.S. Manufacturing’s Upswing | Automation World | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

The upward trends surrounding North American manufacturing in the past few years have clearly illustrated that manufacturing, although significantly changed, is a growing business for the U.S. A new report from Kiplinger points to the key reasons why...Read More....

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Proudly Serving US Manufacturing - NIST-MEP - Reflections – Part 4

Proudly Serving US Manufacturing - NIST-MEP - Reflections – Part 4 | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
A Salute to MEP Center staff

MEP is nothing without its people – a small group of thoughtful, dedicated people.   We can’t do it without you! Let me say it again – we can’t do it without each and every one of you. It’s as simple as that. 
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Dream it. Do it. MN Summer Camps

Dream it. Do it. MN Summer Camps | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Are you looking for something fun to do this summer? Check out the following camps that range from building your own electric guitar to building your own robot! Have fun well increasing your knowledge and skills about robotics with hands-on experience! ..Read More....

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