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Yahoo! Finance
The manufacturing slowdown in the U.S. and China has arguably been the most disconcerting world economic story of recent months. After all, the U.S. and China are respectively the world’s first and second largest economies.
This course focuses the supporting elements of a gearbox that allow gears and bearings to do their jobs most efficiently. Learn about seals, lubrication, lubricants, housings, breathers, and other details that go into designing gearbox systems.
Gleason Corporation
Kapp Technologies
American Stress Technologies
NY Times
The Affordable Care Act was aimed mainly at giving people better options for buying health insurance on their own. There were widespread predictions that employers would leap at the chance to drop coverage and send workers to fend for themselves.
Columbus Dispatch
Ohio manufacturers will benefit from a new five-year round of federal funding for the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a program that supports small and medium-sized manufacturers by providing products, services and assistance that is meant to increase their productivity, growth and global competitiveness.
A $39 million General Electric plant in suburban Pittsburgh is set to begin developing 3-D printing and other high-tech manufacturing processes. The Center for Additive Technology Advancement, a 125,000-square-foot facility about 15 miles west of Pittsburgh in Findlay Township, will employ 50 high-tech engineers, company executives told reporters during an open house Tuesday.
PR Newswire
Australia will become the first country in the world to use the new 'super material', graphene in the large scale manufacture of an industrial product, the CEO of Imagine Intelligent Materials Pty Limited, Chris Gilbey said today.
Chicago Tribune
Illinois is home to the steepest workers' compensation costs in the Midwest, according to a nationwide study conducted by the state of Oregon. Illinois is also home to some of the highest property taxes in the nation, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. These factors make Illinois an unfriendly state for businesses such as Hoist, which need lots of manual labor and a substantial amount of space to succeed.
All Metals & Forge Group, LLC
Global Manufacturing
With many manufacturers struggling to find talent, apprentices are a fantastic way of finding and developing loyal employees. A recent survey from the National Apprenticeship Service showed that the majority of employers said their apprentices stayed in their organizations longer than other recruits. That is why it was really disappointing to read the recent government statistics, which found over a third of apprentices in the UK don’t finish their qualification. There are a variety of reasons why, but if you really nurture and support apprentices, they can be a really useful asset, and here at Fascia we strongly support the widespread use of apprentices in the manufacturing industry.
CNN Money
Here’s one stat people often cite when taking about the state of U.S. manufacturing: The sector has lost 5 million jobs since 2000. But there’s another that’s not as well-known: The sector has actually gained about 838,000 jobs since 2010.
Two upcoming events (in Chicago area) aim to encourage suburban students to consider careers and interview for jobs in manufacturing. Both events will provide information about preparing for various jobs, allow students to meet company officials and interview for positions, and offer insight into the industry, technology and other aspects of manufacturing. 
Specialty Ring Products
ALD-Holcroft Vacuum Technologies Co., Inc.
Eighth manufacturing innovation institute brings over $300 million in public-private investment from leading universities and manufacturers to develop futuristic fabrics and textiles, helping accelerate the revival of textiles manufacturing in the United States.
White House Blog
In 2012, President Obama launched the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation. Here's how that policy helped one business innovate and retain 400 jobs.
Cincinnati Gearing Systems Inc.
Whether you’re looking for work or simply thinking about jumping from your current position to a new one at a different company, it makes sense to know which positions in your industry are in demand or seeing big jumps in salary.
Cloud services are on the verge of strong growth in more ‘traditional’ industries, such as manufacturing and processing, as the benefits become harder to ignore for such firms. Richard Martin, executive vice president for engineer and operations solutions at Rolta, told V3 ahead of our Cloud & Infrastructure Live summit on 20-21 April, that cloud had not been a top priority for traditional industries in the past.
The Mercury News
The Bay Area and Santa Clara County have the digital know-how to lead the emerging transformation of factories driven by innovation and customized products, experts and executives said at an industry event Tuesday.

"This is not your father's manufacturing," said Sean Randolph, director of the Bay Area Council's Economic Institute, which released a new report on manufacturing trends at San Jose's Jabil Blue Sky Center, which showcases cutting-edge technologies. "Manufacturing today is leaner, cleaner, it employs fewer people with higher skills."
Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology
MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is 3D printing robots. Not robot parts, but robots. Working machines that function autonomously. The idea is that one of the biggest barriers to long-promised robotic revolution is in manufacturing. Robots have a lot of parts, and manufacturing them is expensive and highly specialized.
The United States is expected to overtake China as the most competitive nation for manufacturing over the next few years, according to a recent survey of manufacturing executives.

Deloitte's 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index showed that U.S. manufacturing competitiveness rose from fourth in the world in 2010 to second this year — and that it's expected to assume the top spot by 2020.
Metso Minerals
A newly released poll suggests that manufacturers are falling short in areas that could help them take advantage of the Internet of Things. Although a majority of companies surveyed as part of the MPI Internet of Things Study believed that Internet-connected devices would help boost profits, many lacked proper cybersecurity protections and failed to take advantage of relevant tax credits.
Global Manufacturing
Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been selected by BAE Systems, a leading global defence company, to deliver an £82.5m contract to build engineering and training facilities at RAF Marham in Norfolk, in readiness for the arrival of the UK’s first F-35 Lightning II aircraft in 2018.
Star SU LLC.
Bourn & Koch Inc.


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