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The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek

The Dawn of the Smart Factory | Technology content from IndustryWeek | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
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.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 19, 2013 5:27 PM

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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Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing

Preparing a Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
The Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program at the National Science Foundation (NSF) focuses on the education of technicians for high technology fields.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 4, 2013 10:36 AM

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BusinessClimate.com's curator insight, March 6, 2013 9:42 AM

How important is a highly trained workforce to landing deals in your region?

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IFR Robotics CEO Round Table Discussion at the Automate in Chicago

The 4th IFR CEO Round Table discussion on 22 January 2013 at the Automate in Chicago focused on the impact of industrial robots on employment. Two robot user...

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 1, 2013 7:30 PM

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A LEAP Into The Future: New Design Will Drive Jet Engine Production Boom | GE Reports

A LEAP Into The Future: New Design Will Drive Jet Engine Production Boom | GE Reports | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

Plane makers don’t mince words about the fastest growing market in aviation. “Single-aisle aircraft remain pivotal,” declares Boeing’s long-term market view. “Over the next 20 years, we project that 23,240 single-aisle planes will be delivered, representing nearly 70 percent of commercial plane deliveries and 45 percent of total delivery value,” Boeing says..Read More..


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BC jobs suffering from lack of skilled labour in manufacturing sector

BC jobs suffering from lack of skilled labour in manufacturing sector | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
BC jobs remain linked hand in hand with the manufacturing sector which is starting to migrate back to North America from oversees.

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What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country?

What Do American Manufacturers Owe Their Country? | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

Last week The Economist conducted an on-line debate on the question: Do multinational corporations have a duty to maintain a strong presence in their home countries? After a very intense written debate between Harry Moser, former president of GF AgieCharmilles and founder of the Reshoring Initiative, and Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics and Law, Columbia University, the vote was 54% "yes," and 46% "no."..Read More..


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Let’s get STEM education into every classroom

Let’s get STEM education into every classroom | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

TeachSTEMNow.com is about a new way to promote STEM education in k-12, with a focus on manufacturing technologies and real world shop skills.  We’re proponents of accessible lesson plans (open-source and low-cost) that can be implemented into classroom lessons today with affordable, capable tools.


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China's smog taints economy, health

China's smog taints economy, health | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
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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Why The Manufacturing Skills Gap Is Creating New Opportunities - Forbes

Why The Manufacturing Skills Gap Is Creating New Opportunities - Forbes | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
(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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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, January 8, 2013 4:20 PM

Check out this inerview - from the article http://bit.ly/Wv9fCO

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Check out this inerview - from the article http://bit.ly/Wv9fCO

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The great transformation in the global labour market

The great transformation in the global labour market | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

The global expansion of higher education allows work traditionally reserved for the West to be done more cheaply and just as well in emerging nations, write Phillip Brown and Hugh Lauder. The result is that the wages and working conditions of western employees no longer set the global benchmark.

 

Brilliant article in Eurozine on the global war for labour which will put even more pressure on Western wages, working conditions and employment. Must-read piece.


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Where the jobs are

Where the jobs are | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
Our nationally rebounding economy is paying dividends here, where some manufacturers report more jobs than qualified applicants.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 16, 2013 9:53 AM

A great list of TOP TEN job vacancy categories.

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U.S. factory work is returning, but the industry has changed

U.S. factory work is returning, but the industry has changed | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
GRIFFIN, Ga. — Giant machines are tearing down the old bleachery, another reminder to Chuck Smith that this old mill town doesn't make much anymore.

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 3, 2013 1:33 PM

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3D printed vw bus toy (timelapse)

This is a vw bus toy that is also a small box. You can print different versions of different pieces and put it together the way you want. You can download th...

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, February 24, 2013 9:52 AM

Shows how an internal floor area can be added 1/2 up the sides.  A real good primer on how it all works.

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Infographic | Clean Jobs: Sustainable Products and Practices

Infographic |  Clean Jobs: Sustainable Products and Practices | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

The Green Register’s latest Green Minute recently featured Ecotech Institute’s new Clean Jobs website which helps people find green jobs throughout the United States.

To help explain the new website, Ecotech produced a useful infographic to describe the new website and help people navigate the site. Please check out the infographic – and share it with friends and family who may be seeking clean jobs.


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House Manufacturing Caucus Looks at NAMII, Additive Manufacturing | Business Journal Daily

House Manufacturing Caucus Looks at NAMII, Additive Manufacturing | Business Journal Daily | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The first meeting of the House Manufacturing Caucus for the 113th Congress provided a national stage for the new National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute. “To have testimony before the Manufacturing Caucus and for people in Washington, D.C. to be talking about the Tech Belt is going to continue to build a lot of momentum for us,” said U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13....Read More...


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Global manufacturing on the rise

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The Strategic Sourceror: Global manufacturing on the rise, procurement, strategic sourcing, cost reduction and supply chain news by the Strategic Sourceror

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Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine

Confronting the U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Skills Gap — The American Magazine | Social Mercor | Scoop.it

 

We have a skills gap and it’s going to get worse. Here’s what we can do about it.

 


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Can STEM fix America?

Can STEM fix America? | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
Two trends in American culture contradict each other. On one hand, technological and scientific fields are struggling to find qualified people to fill jobs. On the other hand, the education system are not focusing on producing more STEM (science, ...

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Jeannine Huffman's curator insight, August 16, 2013 9:34 PM

...in time

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:38 PM

A Transformation has to happen to make schools engaging. Technology can help.

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Rise of the Machines

Rise of the Machines | Social Mercor | Scoop.it
Imagine you are sipping a gin and tonic as you relax in a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner thousands of feet above an ocean and hours from the nearest airport. The epicenter of the ploy is the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, a shiny, silver building that opened in September in a tract of piney woods in Prince George County north of U.S. 460 about 10 miles east of Petersburg.
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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, December 12, 2012 2:06 PM

 A collaboration of University of VA, VA State University, VA Tech. and Commonwealth Center for Advanced Mfg.

JMP Engineering's comment, December 13, 2012 9:01 AM
Terminator meets reality!