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Forbes For the last three years, manufacturing activity has been growing more rapidly than the overall U.S. economic GDP. This is the first time this has happened in more than 50 years. The factors that have led to this oddity are sustainable and that manufacturing and overall industrial growth will probably continue to outpace overall GDP growth rates in the United States for some time.
Product Design & Development May U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $351.93 million according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was down 10.0% from April and down 17.5% when compared with the total of $426.40 million reported for May 2013.
The Huffington Post America's comparative advantage in high-technology products, engineered and manufactured by our world-class engineers and highly skilled workers, is the only sustainable model that has ever worked. This is because in high-technology industries, manufacturing and R&D are closely bound. Once the manufacturing process is matured, design and manufacturing can be separated.
AGMA This new AGMA advanced course pinpoints its focus specifically to bevel gears. Instruction provides attendees with design optimization of the gear set including root tilting, cutter size considerations, and integral blank configuration. This course will provide gear engineers, gear designers, and application engineers with investigation of the differences in stress states among the various surface durability failure modes including pitting, spalling, case crushing, and subcase fatigue.
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Brookings There is a "clear need for reinvesting in our manufacturing sector to take advantage of some of the broader underlying economic trends," said Jason Miller, the White House special assistant to the president for manufacturing policy, in his keynote address at the John White, Jr. Forum on Public Policy on regional manufacturing hubs.
Brookings As noted in a recent White House report, the manufacturing industry is growing, but there is still much work to be done. The sector comprises 12 percent of the overall economy and greater investments in community colleges and trade schools are necessary. Stronger STEM emphasis in primary and secondary schools in addition to a renewed emphasis on shop classes will help build vocational skills. Although still in their preliminary stages, the existing hubs are already helping to create jobs.
Bloomberg U.K. manufacturing unexpectedly slumped the most in 16 months in May, indicating the economy may have struggled to maintain momentum in the second quarter. Factory output plunged 1.3 percent from April, the most since January 2013 and the first decline in six months.
WAMC With manufacturers in Massachusetts struggling to find trained people to hire, Governor Deval Patrick announced a pilot program between two community colleges funded by a partnership that includes some of the state’s biggest companies. The program run jointly by Springfield Technical Community College and Holyoke Community College aims to take unemployed and under-employed people and give them the skills needed to get an entry level job in manufacturing.
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Nasdaq Mexican industrial production rose in May for a fifth consecutive month, led by gains in manufacturing that continued to be the main driver of economic growth in the second quarter. Industrial output rose 0.11% from April in seasonally adjusted terms, a fifth consecutive increase, and was up 1.6% from May of 2013.
Manufacturing Business Technology The House of Representatives approved legislation that includes five innovative skills-training provisions from the Senate’s Manufacturing Jobs for America campaign. U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), who leads Manufacturing Jobs for America, applauded passage of the bipartisan, bicameral Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which will reauthorize, streamline, and improve the nation’s workforce training programs for the first time since 1998.
The Motley Fool Henry Ford once said that "nothing was particularly hard if you divided it into small jobs," a philosophy that gave birth to the assembly line. Today, General Electric is applying that same philosophy to the 21st century factory, under an initiative it's calling the "Brilliant Factory." A lot is at stake in the Farnborough International Airshow, the aviation industry's biggest annual event, which opens Monday. The trade show is expected to see the first presentation of the world's most advanced fighter jet, new commercial aircraft as well as a host of new technological advances that promise to give a glimpse of the future of flying.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), in partnership with Industry Canada, has released its annual State of the Aerospace Industry report. The report contains updated data and analysis of the Canadian aerospace industry, including new data related to the space and defense sectors.
Sacramento Business Journal The governor’s recent signing of a massive tax credit for Lockheed Martin and a smaller carrot for Tesla Motors speaks to an emerging pattern by lawmakers and the Brown administration: Handing tax breaks to industries that promote high-end manufacturing jobs.
New Hampshire Business Review ElectroCraft Inc., a Dover company that provides small motors and sensors to a variety of industries, has acquired Hansen Corp., a similar company based in Indiana, increasing its worldwide labor force from 400 to 700 employees.
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ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
The Christian Science Monitor Look at a picture of a wind turbine and you’ll see tower topped by a fan with three blades. A Chinese company is leading an effort to build two-bladed turbines. There’s nothing new about that. What’s new is that they finally seem to work properly.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Senior Aerospace AMT, a manufacturer of structural parts for leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the large commercial jet market, will be opening satellite operations in Charleston County, creating 60 new skilled jobs. Senior Aerospace AMT is owned by the international engineering group Senior plc.
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Methods Machine Tools Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools, automation, and accessories for more than 55 years, held a successful grand opening at their new technology center in Anaheim, Calif. on June 25 - 26, 2014. A ribbon cutting and traditional Japanese sake-barrel smashing celebration kicked off the event, which drew manufacturing professionals interested in the latest machine tool technology.
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The Tennessean Volkswagen will expand its Chattanooga plant to build a new midsize SUV, adding 2,000 jobs, and will establish a new research and development center there, bringing an additional 200 jobs, the German automaker said Monday. The world's No. 3 automaker said it would invest $900 million to introduce the new SUV, including a $600 million investment in Tennessee, and begin producing the vehicle at the end of 2016. General Motors Co. has named an Infiniti executive to head its Cadillac division, which has struggled with sagging U.S. sales this year while competing luxury brands have advanced. GM announced that Johan de Nysschen will become president of Cadillac and a GM executive vice president, starting Sept. 1. Cadillac will operate as a global brand and "more distinct" business unit, the company said.
Manufacturing Business Technology The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is proud to announce that it will be a sponsor of this year's Manufacturing Day. Celebrating the backbone of America, this national event highlights the numerous contributions of manufacturers across the country while educating the general public about the impact and importance of this vital industry.
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