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U.S. Employers Add Solid 280K Jobs

U.S. Employers Add Solid 280K Jobs

Jun 10, 2015

By Josh Boak, Manufacturing.net U.S. employers added a robust 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy is back on track after starting 2015 in a slump. The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate ticked up to 5.5 percent from 5.4 percent in April. But that occurred for a good reason: Hundreds of thousands more people began seeking jobs in...

Made in America – Swoosh Technologies (MO)

Made in America – Swoosh Technologies (MO)

Jun 9, 2015

Swoosh Technologies 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. Need training for your team? Swoosh Technologies offers a variety of options to match your training requirements so you gain the edge your company needs. As a platinum Siemens PLM Solutions...

Manufacturers and Businesses Call for Urgent Action…

Manufacturers and Businesses Call for Urgent Action…

Jun 9, 2015

“Manufacturers and Businesses Call for Urgent Action on Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank” By Mallory Micetich, National Association of Manufacturers Washington, D.C., June 3, 2015 – In a letter coordinated by the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, more than 1,000 companies and associations representing...

Boosting confidence in new manufacturing technologies

Boosting confidence in new manufacturing technologies

Jun 8, 2015

By Phys.org Additive manufacturing, including emerging “3D printing” technologies, is booming. Last year an astronaut on the International Space Station used a 3D printer to make a socket wrench in space, hinting at a future when digital code will replace the need to launch specialized tools into orbit. Here on Earth, the Navy is considering...

How a Decaying Infrastructure Hurts U.S. Manufacturing

How a Decaying Infrastructure Hurts U.S. Manufacturing

Jun 5, 2015

By Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Wall Street Journal Make or buy all that you want in the U.S., but if the transportation system doesn’t work, your business will suffer. That’s why the U.S. must address the huge problem of decaying infrastructure. Manufacturing is physical—not virtual—regardless of the amount of digital technology used to organize, guide and control...

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014

Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014

Jun 4, 2015

By HeadlightData.com “Fastest Growing Manufacturing Metros of 2014: Two-thirds of US metros increased their manufacturing job base in 2014; Merced-CA, Danville-IL and Flint-MI grew the fastest while Detroit, Dallas, and San Jose created the most new manufacturing jobs” Final revised numbers for 2014 (Jan. ’14 – Jan. ’15) show that 212 (66%) of 322...