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Portrait: Maker's Row

Portrait: Maker's Row | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Like so many startups, Maker's Row resulted from a big pivot. Unable to get a consumer e-commerce venture called Brooklyn Bakery to take off, its principals launched a portal to digitally connect American manufacturers and material suppliers to designers and brands in the U.S. after realizing the headaches involved in sourcing from China. "We were working so hard to get Brooklyn Bakery off the ground," co-founder Matthew Burnett said. "Then we said, 'Hey, this is a huge problem with much more potential that we can tackle.’ " And since it made its debut in October, more than 4,000 U.S. businesses are using the site.

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MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office

MIT group releases re-shoring report - MIT News Office | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Survey conducted by the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation indicates nearly half of U.S. manufacturing companies are thinking of re-shoring jobs.
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Report: Manufacturing growth on horizon in 2013 - Dayton Business Journal

Report: Manufacturing growth on horizon in 2013 - Dayton Business Journal | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
Manufacturing in the United States is expected to grow in 2013, according to a new report from the Institute for Supply Management.

ISM’s Semiannual Economic Forecast, released Tuesday, shows the nation’s purchasing and supply management executives expect manufacturing revenue to increase 4.6 percent and capital expenditures to increase 7.6 percent.

More than 60 percent of survey respondents expect revenues to be greater in 2013 than in 2012.
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Can reshoring really make a dent?

Can reshoring really make a dent? | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

Positive signs continue to come in for the American manufacturer. The trend of reshoring—bringing back manufacturing that had been offshored to, say, China—appears to be more than a flash in the pan. As I’ve written before, more and more domestic companies are opening their eyes to the real costs of overseas manufacturing. While the price of a product might be somewhat cheaper to make in Shanghai, other costs have to be considered......

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Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO

Alliance for American Manufacturing VIDEO | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it

The Alliance for American Manufacturing is a non-profit, non-partisan partnership formed in 2007 by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers to explore common solutions to challenging public policy topics such as job creation, infrastructure investment, international trade, and global competitiveness. READ MORE....

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Great motivational video

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The Made in American Movement

The Made in American Movement | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
The Made in America Movement features made in USA manufacturers, small business owners, and service providers. Making this a place for consumers, and American businesses alike to network, and buy American made products.
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Economic Snapshot: Manufacturing Survey Points to Steady Growth | Automation World

Economic Snapshot: Manufacturing Survey Points to Steady Growth | Automation World | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
At the recent McGladrey Manufacturing and Distribution Executive Summit, a new survey on U.S. manufacturing shows a general optimism among manufacturers for 2013 and growth expectations for sales.
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At Work: Manufacturing jobs returning to U.S.

At Work: Manufacturing jobs returning to U.S. | Manufacturing In the USA Today | Scoop.it
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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