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Nearshoring, Technological Transformations, and Three Key…

Nearshoring, Technological Transformations, and Three Key…

Jul 29, 2014

“Nearshoring, Technological Transformations, and Three Key Drivers Sparking USA’s Manufacturing Revival” By World Industrial Reporter Are we witnessing a major manufacturing revival in the U.S.? New energy realities and technological developments seem to be reshaping this sector of the economy. Add nearshoring to the mix, and you are bound to be...

Innovation Hubs Are Accelerating American Manufacturing

Innovation Hubs Are Accelerating American Manufacturing

Jul 29, 2014

By Bill Dietrick, Forbes There’s a renaissance underway in American manufacturing. Even as rising wages and energy costs in China are leading more U.S. companies to bring manufacturing stateside, economic indicators point towards real industrial progress. TheInstitute for Supply Management’s monthly Report on Business shows that 15 of 18 manufacturing...

Made in America – Custom Plastics (IL)

Made in America – Custom Plastics (IL)

Jul 28, 2014

Custom Plastics is another preferred American supplier of contract manfacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part tradeshow at http://www.d2p.com. Serving OEMs across multiple industries, Custom Plastics are an especially good choice for manufacturers who are developing innovative products. With their extensive design capabilities, materials...

3D Printing Myths and Methods

3D Printing Myths and Methods

Jul 28, 2014

By Austin Weber, Assembly Magazine Engineers are intrigued by the potential of this next-generation technology. Depending on who you listen to, 3D printing (or, as it’s more formally known, additive manufacturing) is either the biggest thing to hit the manufacturing world since the screw or the biggest tech fad since the fax machine. It’s actually a little of...

U.S. factory activity expands in July: Markit

U.S. factory activity expands in July: Markit

Jul 25, 2014

By Ryan Vlastelica, Reuters The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July, though the pace of expansion eased as new orders and employment also grew at slower paces, an industry report showed on Thursday. Financial data firm Markit said its preliminary U.S. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index was 56.3 in July, down from the June reading of 57.3 and below...

North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME…

North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME…

Jul 24, 2014

“North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME Releases Position Paper on Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives” DOWNLOAD HERE  By ThomasNet (DEARBORN, Mich.,) – The North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME) has announced a new position paper titled, “Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives: A National Imperative,” that...