Alliance for American Manufacturing News & Resources
Can Google’s Robots Build a New Future for US Manufacturing?
February 22, 2014
Google has spent the last several months acquiring various robotics companies, while Foxconn began deploying robots en masse at its factories in 2012. Last year, the Taiwan-based company announced plans to invest $40 million in a robot manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania, with Gou saying that Foxconn wants to be part of the manufacturing "renaissance" in the US.
Manufacturing Day Meets Hiring Our Heroes
October 3, 2013
Manufacturing Day would not be complete if it did not offer opportunities to hire our heroes—the men and women who have served in the U.S. military. Veterans play an important role in closing the skills gap. They have skills that make them uniquely suited to careers in manufacturing.
ReMaking America Excerpts
September 25, 2013
ReMaking America is the second volume on manufacturing policy edited by Richard McCormack. The first, Manufacturing a Better Future for America, came on the heels of the worst decade for manufacturing in our nation’s history. It set the stage for an unprecedented focus on “Made in America.” ReMaking America unveils a new story: one of hope. With the right policies, the authors argue, manufacturing may see a new dawn in America along with the wealth and growth opportunities needed...
Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) “ReMaking America”
September 24, 2013
Our panelists, Dr. Irene Petrick, Penn State University Professor; Carl Pope, Former Executive Director, Sierra Club; Sridhar Kota, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan. Moderated by Scott Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing, touch on the shift from low-cost/low-wage manufacturing, to a high-tech focus in the US.
Blueprint for the Future
September 23, 2013
The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) recently celebrated its five-year anniversary. Over that time, our polling, town hall meetings, research, grassroots advocacy, and policy development have helped to make “Made in America” part of the national political conversation again, culminating in heavy exposure during the 2012 presidential election campaign—from both parties—and the past two State of the Union addresses.
Remaking American Security
September 19, 2013
This report—prepared by Guardian Six Consulting LLC for the Alliance for American Manufacturing—recommends 10 actions to make America less dependent on foreign nations for the vital products that
enable America’s soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines to be the most powerful and effective fighting force in the world.
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