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Made in America – PCM Products (FL)

Made in America – PCM Products (FL)

Sep 3, 2014

PCM Products is another preferred American supplier of contract manufacturing services you will find only at a Design-2-Part trade show at http://www.d2p.com. At PCM Products, they have total control of your parts from start to finish because all the processes are done in their 50,000 square foot facility. This enables them to work with your project from...

U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Three Years

U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Three Years

Sep 3, 2014

By Jeanna Smialek, Bloomberg Gains in manufacturing boosted the U.S. expansion in August, led by a surge in orders for plastics and metals that powered the world’s largest economy past a global slowdown. The Institute for Supply Management’s index unexpectedly climbed to 59, the highest level since March 2011, from July’s 57.1, beating all forecasts in a...

When Cheap is Not So Cheap

When Cheap is Not So Cheap

Sep 2, 2014

By The Economist Rethinking “low-cost” and “high-cost” manufacturing locations SOURCE: The Economist Where managers should locate a new factory depends on many things. Cost is one of them. But costs come in many forms and change constantly. Alongside labour costs, there are also those for raw materials, energy, transport and much else besides. Currencies move...

The Future Of Plastics Manufacturing In The U.S.

The Future Of Plastics Manufacturing In The U.S.

Aug 29, 2014

By Steve Erickson, Manufacturing.net The future of plastic manufacturing in the United States is far from certain, but many trends are beginning to take shape. From the accelerating pace of 3D printing innovation to new production procedures, plastic manufacturing will likely continue to be a strong yet steadily changing segment of the manufacturing industry...

4 Factors Driving the Emergence of Digital Manufacturing

4 Factors Driving the Emergence of Digital Manufacturing

Aug 29, 2014

By Maria Montenegro, Verizon Enterprise The powerhouse combination of mobility, cloud computing, security and predictive analytics is becoming the ‘holy grail’ across the manufacturing industry, according to Kevin Martin and Michael Kotelec with Verizon’s manufacturing practice. With an empowered consumer base now dictating supply and demand, accelerated time...

Internet of Things, Cloud, Mobile, and Data Analytics…

Internet of Things, Cloud, Mobile, and Data Analytics…

Aug 28, 2014

“Internet of Things, Cloud, Mobile, and Data Analytics: A Perfect Storm for Manufacturing” By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine Cloud is Key to Data Driven, Smart Manufacturing Mobility has come to manufacturing, and we can expect to see a lot more of it. The ability to access real-time data on a vertical or horizontal machining center, an...