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Quality, Quickness and Lean Drive T&S Brass Success | IW Best Plants Awards content from IndustryWeek

Quality, Quickness and Lean Drive T&S Brass Success | IW Best Plants Awards content from IndustryWeek | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Agile manufacturing and customer focus keep growth flowing at T&S Brass.
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Fastener Fascination - Dynamic Blog

Fastener Fascination - Dynamic Blog | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Fasteners are an integral part of every system we build. When is the last time you wrote a fastener torque spec?
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7 Benefits of Made in USA - ReShoring

7 Benefits of Made in USA - ReShoring | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Driven by reshoring, technology, and better transporation costs, there are 7 core benefits of Made in USA for manufacturing.
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Good Logistics Practice Makes Manufacturers Competitive

Good Logistics Practice Makes Manufacturers Competitive | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
As a manufacturer, your logistics practice is really at the core of your ultimate efficacy and competitiveness as a business.

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Skills Gap Predictions For 2015: Rising Wages And More Training

Skills Gap Predictions For 2015: Rising Wages And More Training | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Skills Gap Predictions For 2015: Rising Wages And More Training
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We Make America’s Future: 2015 State of Manufacturing Tour - YouTube

Manufacturing has lifted the United States out of the Great Recession and is powering America’s comeback. Join National Association of Manufacturers Presiden...
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Great video for educational administrators and guidance counselors to encourage them to improve STEM programs.

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[White Paper] The Complete Guide for Shippers to Master Freight Claims

[White Paper] The Complete Guide for Shippers to Master Freight Claims | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
In this White Paper from Cerasis, a top 3PL, download The Complete Guide for Shippers to Process & Master Freight Claims.
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Learn about logistics from one of the leaders in the field.

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JOB U - A New and Important Book - by Nicholas Wyman

JOB U - A New and Important Book - by Nicholas Wyman | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Job U: How to Find Wealth and Success by Developing the Skills Companies Actually Need By Nicholas Wyman
Get ready to set out on your own path to a succes...
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The book addresses the growing "Skills Gap" especially as it relates to manufacturing.  Wyman has a wonderful easy to read writing style and stays right on point.  Wyman's cautions on the "College for All" concept and his concerns are fully supported by many leading studies including "Pathways to Prosperity" by the Harvard School of Education

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The book addresses the growing "Skills Gap" especially as it relates to manufacturing.  Wyman has a wonderful easy to read writing style and stays right on point.  Wyman's cautions on the "College for All" concept and his concerns are fully supported by many leading studies including "Pathways to Prosperity" by the Harvard School of Education

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 14, 2015 9:57 AM

The book addresses the growing "Skills Gap" especially as it relates to manufacturing.  Wyman has a wonderful easy to read writing style and stays right on point.  Wyman's cautions on the "College for All" concept and his concerns are fully supported by many leading studies including "Pathways to Prosperity" by the Harvard School of Education

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Step Out of Line America: A Need for Action & Middle Class Paradigm Changes in the New American Economy - Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis

Step Out of Line America: A Need for Action & Middle Class Paradigm Changes in the New American Economy - Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
LinkedIn Twitter Google+ Facebook E-mail Print Pinterest StumbleUpon Reddit My name is Josh Miller; I’m a blue-collar worker during the day and an independent filmmaker at night.…
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Interesting disruptive ideas on how not follow the accepted paradigms towards success.  A new book by Nicolas Wyman "Job U" is another source of disruptive stories and ideas http://bit.ly/1CUWUiz

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Need a reason to upgrade to KeyCreator 2015? We got 11 of 'em.

Need a reason to upgrade to KeyCreator 2015? We got 11 of 'em. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Generous upgrade discounts are available to anyone using an old version of KeyCreator (or even CADKEY). So what are you waiting for?
Maybe saving
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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, January 21, 2015 2:48 PM

Outstanding CAD software with exceptional Educational programs

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Worcester MA group works toward largest MakerSpace in US

Worcester MA group works toward largest MakerSpace in US | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
WORCESTER — To say the city is home to the largest makerspace in the country would put Worcester on the map in a different way.
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This will be HUGE!  87,000 square feet of Makers, Artists and Tinkerers under one roof.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, January 19, 2015 8:38 AM

This will be HUGE!  87,000 square feet of Makers, Artists and Tinkerers under one roof.

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Changing Face of Manufacturing: US Manufacturers Looking Homeward

Changing Face of Manufacturing: US Manufacturers Looking Homeward | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The manufacturing industry is changing in a lot of areas. One of the changing face of manufacturing trends is reshoring.
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Learning by Example from Manufacturing Success Stories

Learning by Example from Manufacturing Success Stories | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
I have a confession: I’m not a fan of PowerPoint presentations. I just struggle to learn when I’m being taught things via bullet points on slides. For me, real-life experiences and examples, case studies and success stories help me “connect the dots
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Desktop Engineering - Optimize Design Engineering with Technology

Desktop Engineering - Optimize Design Engineering with Technology | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Desktop Engineering reports on how design engineers can use simulation, computer-aided design, high-performance computing, PLM and 3D printing to optimize the design cycle.
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Outstanding Engineering Content in print and online.

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Shooting Laser Beams Inside a Water Jet Gives Machining a New Cutting Edge

Shooting Laser Beams Inside a Water Jet Gives Machining a New Cutting Edge | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Leonardo da Vinci always seemed to be hungry for new ideas, but sometimes he may have been just hungry. Some 500 years ago, he designed a roasting jack that powered an automatic rotisserie. It used hot air rising from a fireplace to spin a horizontal vane placed in the chimney above it. The vane was attached to a vertical rod that turned the spit, and, presumably, his dinner.

The jack was one of the world’s first turbines and engineers have been using the same principle inside jet engines and power plants ever since. Since high heat can make turbines more efficient, the hot sections of modern turbines operate at temperatures above 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit, much higher than Leonardo’s design and near the melting point of steel...Read More....

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Manufacturing Drives American Economy, but Needs More Support

Manufacturing Drives American Economy, but Needs More Support | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The majority of America’s advanced industries are manufacturers, said a study by the Brookings Institute. The study measured the impact of the advanced industries sector on American economic renewal, defining “advanced” as industries with research and development spending that exceeds ...
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Predicting the Fortunes of the Shipping Industry

Predicting the Fortunes of the Shipping Industry | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Because shipping can reflect trends in growth and demand across the globe, it gives us clues about the health and direction of the global economy. But demand isn’t the only factor affecting the...
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The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change

The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Some aspects of organizational culture are visible on the surface, like the tip of an iceberg, while others are implicit and submerged within the organization. Because these ingrained assumptions are tacit and below the surface, they are not easy to see or deal with, although they affect everything the organization does.


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Anne Egros's curator insight, May 17, 2015 2:33 PM

What really drives organizations ?

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In global companies sometime the organizational cultures differ according to the subsidiaries. This is also of importance for virtual tems who work acroos different subsidiaries and countries.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 8, 2015 11:07 AM

Lo que hay bajo el Currículum: El Currículum Oculto

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Report: Manufacturing Wages Significantly Higher Than Comparable Workers

Report: Manufacturing Wages Significantly Higher Than Comparable Workers | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Report: Manufacturing Wages Significantly Higher Than Comparable Workers
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How to behave at work — a primer for your first day on the job | Calacanis.com

How to behave at work — a primer for your first day on the job | Calacanis.com | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

There is a horrible lack of training for young adults about how to behave when they arrive at work. Now, no one is expecting folks to be perfect, wear a three -piece suit, or run and get the boss coffee...Read More....

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LoPro Linear Actuators - Bishop-Wisecarver

LoPro Linear Actuators - Bishop-Wisecarver | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
An actuator that was designed for smooth and quiet motion over long lengths.
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Supply Chain Cost Reductions thru Collaboration

Supply Chain Cost Reductions thru Collaboration | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
If you create more collaboration with your suppliers, you are more likely to realize signigicant supply chain cost reductions.
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An outstanding primer on the ins and outs of supply chain management.  Valuable to industry and educational professionals.

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Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Success reshoring projects in manufacturing mean you must look beyond costs & make several considerations outline in this post.
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US Manufacturing VIDEO | American Dragon

US Manufacturing VIDEO | American Dragon | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Outstanding video on how small US Manufacturers can compete with imports.

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How GE Has Business Storytelling Right: You Can Do The Same

http://futureofstorytelling.org/video/mind-share/ See the rest of our 2014 FoST films here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs6Vd3jEmIsvQTuwyNo6KaILrA...

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, January 12, 2015 1:47 PM

This is a terrific 4.22 minute video by Beth Comstock at General Electric (GE) explaining how and why they do storytelling. GE does a masterful job at business storytelling and are a great example to follow.


GE has their heads on straight about what makes an effective business story, which Comstock goes over here. Watch this video and take notes on what they are doing. Then do the same for an awesome 2015.


This review was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling at www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, January 13, 2015 7:13 AM

Storytelling levada a sério, por quem leva a inovação a sério. Vale a pena assistir com atenção. 

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, January 13, 2015 10:07 AM

Excellente model (even an ad) for storytelling...:-)))