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Is Apple Working on a Trump Contingency Plan?
January 23, 2017
A closer look at Apple's supply chain shows you that it's a combination of foreign talent, huge labor forces and weaker laws protecting workers that really put together an iPhone and make Apple the company it is today.
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.
Re-Shoring: Is it Fab or Fad?
December 4, 2013
Re-shoring activities are underway, that much is for sure. But is this part of a larger trend that brings the fabulous news that the U.S. economy is anxiously awaiting? Or is re-shoring just a fad?
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...
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