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Predictions, Prognostications, and Preparedness - Manufacturing Innovation Blog

Predictions, Prognostications, and Preparedness - Manufacturing Innovation Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
I never make New Year’s Resolutions.  Never, ever.  I feel that the world changes so much from year to year that just keeping up is enough reform for me.   Over the holidays, however, I do enjoy discussions with friends...
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Manufacturing Engineering - Manufacturing Education: A National Priority

Manufacturing Engineering - Manufacturing Education: A National Priority | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Progress is underway in addressing the nation’s skilled workforce crisis, with strategic investments, scholarships, partnerships and more....

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11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader

11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. I interviewed dozens of successful business leaders in my last book, Likeable Business, to determine what made them so

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Carol Carter's curator insight, December 27, 2013 2:51 PM

Worth a read for anyone who wants to build a great team or company!

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The core value of a transleader.

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Great structure.  Simple in nature but hard to execute in a genuine way every time.  Worth looking to by all leaders.

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Dyn makes its 3rd acquisition this year, of Seattle's ReadyStatus - Boston Business Journal

Dyn makes its 3rd acquisition this year, of Seattle's ReadyStatus - Boston Business Journal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Dyn, a Manchester, N.H.-based infrastructure-as-a-service firm, on Monday...
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Mechatronics and Economics

Mechatronics and Economics | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Mechatronics, or if you prefer motion control, is the key enabling technology that makes manufacturing work.  The mechanization of work is the history of mankind.
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3 Rules for Equipment Excellence [Lessons from the Road] — Jamie Flinchbaugh

3 Rules for Equipment Excellence [Lessons from the Road] — Jamie Flinchbaugh | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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Harper College Advanced Manufacturing Program Goes to Washington

Harper College Advanced Manufacturing Program Goes to Washington | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Harper College President Dr. Ken Ender has been named to a high level White House Committee working to solve the shortage of skilled workers for the resurgent manufacturing industry. The appointment comes after Harper received a $13 million federal grant to spread Harper’s advanced manufacturing program to community colleges across Illinois.  More...

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Machining for Medical Device Components

Machining for Medical Device Components | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Dan Grosberger, tooling supervisor at Crescent Industries, was a part of the staff written article, “The Fine Art of Machining.” He took time to present a full array of responses that were not able to be included in the article, so they...
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The Rise of the Anti-Robots: A Three-Story Steel Beast Explores Harmony Between Humans and Machines | GE Reports

The Rise of the Anti-Robots: A Three-Story Steel Beast Explores Harmony Between Humans and Machines | GE Reports | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Artist and engineer Johnathan Tippett is a man with a mad vision. He and his team are building Prosthesis, the world’s first human-controlled racing “anti-robot.” Prosthesis is a four-legged steel beast rising three stories high and weighing 7 tons. Unlike ordinary robots, the battery-powered giant requires a human pilot to steer it. “The machine itself is built to race, but it is just as much about the pilot as it is about the technology,” Tippett writes on the crowdsourcing website Indiegogo. “Having no automated controls, its performance is entirely dependent on the person strapped into the cockpit. Piloting Prosthesis will not be easy. It will take focus, skill and athleticism. It will take grit.”

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So what's up with the blue laces everyone's talking about?

So what's up with the blue laces everyone's talking about? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
If you read about American manufacturing as frequently as we do, you’ve probably caught wind of the Bluelace Project.And if you haven’t ye...
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Elon Musk: 2013 IW Technology Leader of the Year | Technology content from IndustryWeek

Elon Musk: 2013 IW Technology Leader of the Year | Technology content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX leads US manufacturing on a wildly successful ride.
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Lean practices bring UK Manufacturing home

Lean practices bring UK Manufacturing home | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Consecutive years out of the industry doldrums has given Britain hope for optimism in the manufacturing sector, but a change in people & skills focus is needed in order to capitalise
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On the Rebound: 5 Strategies For Winning Business Coming Back From China | Workforce content from IndustryWeek

On the Rebound: 5 Strategies For Winning Business Coming Back From China | Workforce content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Only those tuned to profitably handle the sorts of high-capacity, low-cost jobs that once made a home in China can expect to earn more business.
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GM To Outfit Chevy Vehicles With 4G From AT&T

GM To Outfit Chevy Vehicles With 4G From AT&T | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS (AP) — GM says it will start outfitting most Chevrolet vehicles with 4G cellular capabilities in partnership with AT&T.
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Lenovo's North Carolina Onshoring Effort: One Year Later

Lenovo's President of North America gives an update on the company's bold reshoring efforts, returning U.S. high-tech manufacturing jobs to North Carolina plant.
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Self-driving cars to be 9 percent of global auto sales in 2035: study

Self-driving cars to be 9 percent of global auto sales in 2035: study | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
DETROIT (Reuters) - Sales of vehicles able to drive themselves will account for about 9 percent of global auto sales in about two decades, according to a forecast published on Tuesday by auto industry...
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How Internet TV will impact the electronics industry

How Internet TV will impact the electronics industry | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Internet has become our way of life. It connects us like never before.
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Exploring Push Vs. Pull Manufacturing

Exploring Push Vs. Pull Manufacturing | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

f you’re considering a shift from a traditional, push-based MRP manufacturing system to a more progressive pull-based system, this white paper is a must read. While contrasting both types of systems, the paper explores the nature of pull-based manufacturing and the evolution of Kanban systems to support today’s demand-driven manufacturing...more...

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Electroformed Parts | New Equipment Digest Online Buyer's Guide | New Equipment Digest

Electroformed Parts | New Equipment Digest Online Buyer's Guide | New Equipment Digest | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Custom electroformed parts for ultra-precise applications requiring micron-size openings with up to one million burr-free holes per square inch are available from VECO USA, Inc.
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Business and Industry Association unveils ‘strategic economic plan’ for N.H.

Business and Industry Association unveils ‘strategic economic plan’ for N.H. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Business and Industry Association has a few suggestions about how to kick the state economy into high gear.
The BIA,
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Apple acquires Israel's PrimeSense

Apple acquires Israel's PrimeSense | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Apple has acquired Israel-based motion technology company PrimeSense for an undisclosed sum.PrimeSense spokeswoman Kayla Egbert confirmed the deal, but says the company isn't revealing additional details.Founded in 2005, PrimeSense makes chips...
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Governor Scott Announces Aircraft Manufacturing Partnership in Charlotte County

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that a partnership between Punta Gorda-based Aviation Partners Group (APG) and OMA SUD, a leading Italian aeronautic manufacturer, will establish a manufacturing facility in Charlotte County. The project will create 10 jobs and a capital investment of $500,000....More...

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ReMaking America must include expanding partnerships between education and industry

ReMaking America must include expanding partnerships between education and industry | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Here at the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) we’ve been talking a lot the last two weeks about workforce development and getting studen...
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The Competitive Edge: Want a Manufacturing Renaissance? Fix the Regulatory System | Regulations content from IndustryWeek

The Competitive Edge: Want a Manufacturing Renaissance? Fix the Regulatory System | Regulations content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
If politicians in Washington truly want to see a manufacturing renaissance in this country, they need to reform the regulatory system.
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