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Bloomberg Businessweek It’s not that American manufacturing isn’t doing well. Companies are moving operations back to the U.S. The South is becoming one of the cheapest places to build things in the world. Factories are humming along at their fastest pace in years. Since the spring of 2010, the U.S. has added 600,000 new manufacturing jobs. That’s great and all, until you consider the 1.9 million manufacturing jobs lost during the recession.
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NPR On the one hand, U.S. manufacturing is booming. Customers everywhere want our aircraft, electrical equipment, engines, metal products, chemicals and much more. Still, Americans worry. They have seen factory jobs disappear at a breathtaking pace. In 1979, nearly 20 million Americans made goods for a living. Today, only about 12 million are still standing on factory floors.
The Guardian Factories in Britain and Germany suffered a sharp slowdown in September, raising fears that economic recovery is losing momentum against a backdrop of global political turmoil and the flagging eurozone economy.
Hunting Dearborn, Inc.
Live Mint The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) of output prices for September 2014 fell to its lowest level since May 2013 as the manufacturing sector struggled to grow. The manufacturing PMI fell to a nine-month low in September, with the surge in growth during the previous months fizzling out.
Waterloo Region Record The "steel-collar workers" are moving in. But while many people fear the rise of these robots and automated machines taking jobs away from human laborers, they also represent a huge opportunity for the survival of the manufacturing sector in this area, said Larry Smith, a University of Waterloo economics professor, during Manufacturing Day events on Friday.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Forbes The four pilot institutes, as well as four more in the pipeline, consist of public-private partnerships that aim to develop new manufacturing processes and make globally competitive products. In addition, they help tackle the industry’s image and talent problem.
Michigan Live General Motors' Flint Engine Operations had a few extra visitors on Friday, Oct. 3, as 16 students spent the afternoon at the plant. The students, from Flint Northwestern High School and Flint Southwestern Classical Academy, learned about various careers in manufacturing as a part of the event, which was one of 1,500 events throughout North America.
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ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
The Washington Post President Obama came to a steel plant in Princeton, Indiana, Friday, touting the nation’s manufacturing economy to a crowd of workers and others and celebrating jobs numbers that show the nation’s economy is getting back on track.
Bloomberg Businessweek As rain pelted the windows at General Electric Co. offices in Chicago, executives debated whether to build a low-emission locomotive. The deliberations went on for two days, and to keep the mood upbeat anyone with a negative comment had to toss cash into a jar on the table.
Material Handling World Magazine Cummins Inc., the diesel engine manufacturer based in Darlington, has been named as the Overall Winner at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2014. As industrial robots become smarter, faster, more affordable, and develop advanced capabilities such as sensing, dexterity, memory and trainability, industrial manufacturers across industries are looking to advanced robotics to gain a competitive business advantage, according to a report released today by PwC US in conjunction with The Manufacturing Institute.
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Forbes America’s biggest exporter is having a banner year, thanks to a surge in global demand for jetliners. The Boeing Company has just experienced the most profitable quarter in its 100-year history, and with a backlog of $376 billion in orders for commercial transports such as the 737 and 787 it looks like E.P.S. could reach $10 by the end of the decade — twice what it was when the decade began. The one big question mark in this picture is what will happen with Boeing’s defense business.
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