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Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive…

Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive…

May 4, 2015

“Reshoring Initiative 2014 Data Report Emphasizes Positive Job Trends” CHICAGO, Ill. April 28, 2015 — The Reshoring Initiative, an organization committed to helping manufacturers recognize the profit potential of utilizing local sourcing and production, has published its annual data report on reshoring trends, and the news is good. More than 60,000...

Made in America – Ash Industries

Made in America – Ash Industries

May 1, 2015

Thermoplastic Injection Molding (TIM) Why choose ASH for my Thermoplastic Injection Molding Needs? State-of-the-art Equipment: Focus on Timeliness Strict Quality Checks Customer Focused Sales Staff Thermoplastic injection molding is a manufacturing process that creates fully functional parts by injecting plastic resin into a pre-made mold. Thermoplastic...

Tesla’s New Battery Will Supply Energy for Your Home

Tesla’s New Battery Will Supply Energy for Your Home

Apr 30, 2015

By Chris Wiltz, Design News People have been waiting with baited breath all month since Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that a major new product announcement (“not a car”) was coming from the company on April 30th. Now, days ahead of the event, word is spreading that Tesla is unveiling a new battery — and this one is going to power your entire...

A New Generation of AGVs Are Appealing to…

A New Generation of AGVs Are Appealing to…

Apr 29, 2015

“A New Generation of AGVs Are Appealing to Small- and Midsize Manufacturers” By Austin Weber, Assembly Magazine Once upon a time, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) were only found in warehouses, automotive assembly plants and other operations with large amounts of floor space. But, that’s starting to change. Recent advancements have made the machines...

U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

Apr 28, 2015

By Mark Shortt, Design-2-Part Magazine Economic factors, advanced technologies, and stronger-than-ever demand for ‘Made in America’ are fueling the rise  In case you haven’t noticed, manufacturing is building up a head of steam in the United States. A number of factors, including lower energy prices and the strength of the U.S. dollar, are helping to put...

OEMs’ Latest Competitive Advantage: One-Stop Precision…

OEMs’ Latest Competitive Advantage: One-Stop Precision…

Apr 23, 2015

“OEMs’ Latest Competitive Advantage: One-Stop Precision Metal Fabrication” By Del Williams, Design-2-Part Magazine A full-service metal fabrication company with secondary operations under one roof can cut OEM costs and lead times, satisfying rush orders and JIT requirements  With rising material costs, government regulations, and customers resisting...