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Manufacturing & Technology News The Obama administration is seeking a substantial increase in funding for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), which has suddenly become a very large government-wide manufacturing program. A manufacturing group predicts the U.S. industrial sector will grow at a faster rate than the national economy as a whole during the next two years. Further manufacturing growth, however, is likely to be hampered by further increases in the nation's trade deficit.
Plant Services For a technology that was developed in the 1980s, 3-D printing took its time to arrive in the general marketplace. Advances in the wider worlds of scanning and additive manufacturing have recently propelled 3-D printing beyond hobbyist awareness, and are leaving lasting marks in the worlds of aerospace, automotive, and medicine.
Shopfloor The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) provided a nuanced view of the economic outlook. Participants noted that "economic activity had been expanding at a solid pace," and they were mostly optimistic about the "prospects for further improvement in 2015.
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Gleason Corporation
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Gainesville Times All of Georgia’s 932 public middle and high schools will soon be the first schools to join a national initiative encouraging careers in manufacturing. After completing a two-year study on whether to move or stay, Caterpillar won't be picking up stakes after all and will now start to expand its global headquarters in Peoria.
Torque News The new generation 2015 Subaru Outback’s DNA can be traced all the way back to FHI’s involvement in the aircraft industry from 1917.
Huffington Post The call for dramatic improvements in America's infrastructure as a critical driver in the reestablishment of the nation's manufacturing supremacy is building momentum. But that's only part of the story.
University at Buffalo Breakthroughs in advanced materials, nanotechnology and other emerging technologies are driving unprecedented innovation and competitiveness in the manufacturing industry.
Daily Local News On the manufacturing front, we are still seeing some decent growth and while the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s February Business Outlook Survey eased again, manufacturing activity is still expanding.
Rubber News There's no shortage of studies and opinions when it comes to discerning the state of manufacturing in the U.S. That makes it difficult to determine how the sector is faring in general, and even tougher to tell how a particular industry is doing — in our case the tire and rubber market.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
NDTV The Modi government's first budget, presented in July 2014, was seen as a procedural matter and not much was expected as the government had barely been in office for a month. The forthcoming budget, however, will be amongst the most important in the last several years.
EBN The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become part of the high-tech vernacular. But, as is often the case, the crossover between end-market adaption, manufacturing floor alignment and supply chain sentience takes a little longer to shake out.
Business Insider U.S. manufacturing output rose modestly in January and not at all in December, potentially worrisome signs for the U.S. economy given the recent strength in the dollar and weaker overseas markets.
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Seeking Alpha As energy prices fell in recent months, factory activity in the U.S. has slowed, weighing on the price of the dollar.
El Paso Inc. Lucchese has enlisted the help of the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center at the University of Texas at El Paso and engineering students to increase the efficiency of its plant, located on the Eastside at 40 Walter Jones.
Crain's Chicago Business Even though the number of manufacturing companies in the Chicago area declined significantly between 2002 and 2012, the city and its suburbs still dominate the state's manufacturing section.
Hilco Industrial
Silicon Valley Business Journal With Bloomberg's report that Apple Inc. could possibly have an electric car in production by 2020, many are wondering what other tech companies will get into the auto game and whether Silicon Valley is ripe for a manufacturing Renaissance of sorts.
WBFO With a manufacturing renaissance underway in the U.S., a new local agency wants to make sure the high-tech behind much of it benefits industry in Western New York. A New York-based company is helping other businesses determine how implementing 3-D printing, or addictive manufacturing, can increase profit.
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc.
The Wall Street Journal The largest challenge facing small U.S. domestic contract manufacturers in very simple terms—the lack of orders.
Montgomery Advertiser One of the nation’s top manufacturing lobbyists criticized federal environmental regulations and responded to a report that points to poorer worker wages across the sector.
Manufacturing Global At CES 2015, a new, innovative social network called businessfriend ( was launched to the world – its USP being that it can offer what no other social network can in terms of total collaboration.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
TribLive Business leaders are working to revive a consortium of manufacturing companies to increase employment and spur economic growth in Armstrong County.
Niner Times The Siemens Large Manufacturing Solutions Lab was recently dedicated. The lab is located in the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at UNC Charlotte.
The Press Enterprise The advances in recent years have also created a manufacturing workforce skills challenge, guests at the fourth annual Manufacturers’ Summit for the Inland area heard Thursday at the Riverside Convention Center.
Apex Tool Group, LLC
Great Falls Tribune In 1989, Charlie Guinn read a pamphlet from the state's Department of Commerce boasting that Montana had the best work force in the world. Guinn was already considering moving his business, Hi-Heat Industries, to Montana, and he was dubious of the Montana Department of Commerce's claims.
BBC Grado, like so many other U.S. manufacturers, fell on hard times in the 1990s, as a combination of changing audio technologies and outsourcing decimated the family business of manufacturing phonograph cartridges. With Volkswagen driving new industry and EPB's high-speed Internet propelling digital tech entrepreneurs, Chattanooga is one of the five best cities in the United States for growing manufacturing businesses, according to the editors of Chief Executive magazine.
Star SU LLC.
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