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Technological growth has been principally responsible for the development of new industries, products and processes that have created better paying jobs, cheaper goods and a higher standard of living for society.
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The CEO of design software giant Autodesk says advances in computing are lowering manufacturing costs while making products better.
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Raising enrollment in science, technology, engineering, and math courses may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. This year a report issued by the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, on which we serve, concluded that if the United States is to maintain its historic pre-eminence in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—and gain the social, economic, and national-security benefits that come with such pre-eminence, then we must produce approximately one million more workers in those fields over the next decade than we are on track now to turn out. At first glance, that may seem to be a daunting task—but it doesn't have to be......
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Foxconn, the big Chinese manufacturer of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL ) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ ) products, is thinking about building manufacturing plants in the United States, according to DigiTimes.
In the age of digital manufacturing, the line between the physical and digital worlds is demolished to create a whole new future for the industry.
The factories of the future will need top notch manufacturing technicians. Technical skills training and CTE-STEM are curcial in K-12.
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This has to be one of top priorities and include a significant focus on workforce preparedness and STEM education in K-12
Who would have thought that jobs like metal-refining furnace operators and tenders would be making a comeback in the year 2012? But they are.
After a depressingly negative election campaign season in which we were led to believe that the automobile industry was our last vestige of manufacturing and that the rest of our manufacturing had been outsourced to other parts of the world, statistics suggest otherwise.
In fact, they seem to indicate that we indeed are still No. 1 in the world. And that products — and jobs — are still made in America
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