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BEIJING — When a thick quilt of smog enveloped swaths of China earlier this month, it set in motion a costly chain reaction for the world's No. 2 economy.
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Chippewa Valley Technical College says it's seeing an increase of female students in degree programs like Machine Tool and Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Commerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commmerce and Seceretary of Commerce Gary Locke.
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Made in the USA Films, LLC presents a full-length documentary that will explore the rise and fall of USA made products. Josh Miller will set out on a journey in which he will live off of USA made products for 30 days.
This should be one GREAT documentary!
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The country's last kitchen whisk manufacturer has committed to providing high-quality jobs in its Portland, Ore. facility for 53 years.
ROBOTICS will be a major driver for global job creation over the next five years. The announcement is based on a study conducted by the market research firm, Metra Martech, "Positive Impact of Industrial Robots on Employment".
One million industrial robots currently in operation have been directly responsible for the creation of close to three million jobs, the study concluded. A growth in robot use over the next five years will result in the creation of one million high quality jobs around the world. Robots will help to create jobs in some of the most critical industries of this century: consumer electronics, food, solar & wind power, and advanced battery manufacturing to name just a few.
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Back-Shoring vs. Off-Shoring. Where to go for your manufacturing?
EMPAC—The Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center—is where the arts, sciences, and technology interact with and influence each other by using the same facilities, technologies, and by breathing the same air.
Situated on the campus of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, EMPAC is dedicated to building bridges between our human senses, to modes of perception and experience, to creating meaning in a physical environment, and to the intangible world of digital technology.
The arts form a key underpinnng of engineering and manufacturing. EMPAC brings that to life at RPI
New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership: Lean Manufacturing, Lean Training, Supply Chain Management, Continual Process Improvements, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Lean Six Sigma, Lean 6 Sigma, Lean Certificate, Workforce Training, ISO...
Outstanding program in NH promoting manufacturing. Many programs offered to all of NH's 80 school districts to help students, parents and educators become aware of the outstanding careers available in Manufacturing. Also promotes strong collaboration between NH industry, community colleges and undergraduate colleges.
With companies such as Apple and Walmart reportedly investing more in American made products, many believe all is well in the current economic recovery.
As a new year begins, there’s a prospect of a new era of manufacturing, where companies mass personalise their products and individuals revive the shed-DIY mania of the 1970s and 80s. Will 2013 see the maker movement reach critical mass?
America’s manufacturing renaissance could stall we don’t have the skilled workers to meet demand
With 6 million jobs lost in the last decade, U.S. manufacturing bore the brunt of globalization and recession, not to mention a widespread belief that its day had simply passed. But panelists at a Brookings Institution conference said there are good reasons to expect a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing if it is supported by smart public policies and public-private programs...read more..
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(Image credit: Getty Images North America via @daylife) By Ritika Puri The United States unemployment rate remains strong at 7.8%, but in the manufacturing industry, demand is outpacing supply with hundreds of thousands of jobs going unfilled.
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My cell phone rang. A simple question from a friend: “You’ve worked in China. Can you recommend a manufacturer to produce my patented pool toy?” Ordinarily, rattling off potential Chinese producers would have been easy. But, having just spent a week touring U.S. manufacturing facilities in Ohio, I dramatically altered my response. “Have you considered a US-based producer? Why not keep the job in America?” My friend was surprised: “Really? I hadn’t thought of that.” And, therein lies the root of the problem. Read more....
This article explains how automating with industrial robots can help companies to bring their manufacturing home without any adverse effects on their competitiveness. Read more....
General Electric’s Jack Welch famously said in the 1980s that the continued competitiveness of American industry hinged around manufacturers having to decide whether to “automate, emigrate or evaporate”.
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As the changing face of manufacturing continues to drive what is being tagged as “the third Industrial Revolution,” existing firms are adapting to remain competitive. These changes are evident in communities all across the North Carolina landscape as our state. We are the fourth largest manufacturing state in the country – but the sector has plenty of potential yet to be realized...Read More...
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Dan and Vince review the biggest stories of 2012. From the Mars Rover to the Higgs Boson to fantastic inventions. Watch this retrospective to make sure you didn’t miss anything., Funny engineering video produced weekly.
Companies that keep their research and manufacturing employees close together, where they can share information, might be more innovative than other businesses.
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