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U.S. Manufacturing’s Productivity Depends on the Sector and Point of View

In the highly politicized environment leading up to the 2016 presidential election, there are varying and drastically differing viewpoints about the state of manufacturing in the United States. Some argue that American manufacturing is doomed, while others say it's rapidly growing and entering a new era of productivity.

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Why U.S. Manufacturers Need to Put People First

Manufacturing is enjoying a comeback, but mid-market and smaller companies need to raise their game if they want to succeed in today’s global marketplace.

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CEOs Barra, Rometty Rejuvenate Tech Brands by Partnering Them

When it comes to two of their oldest tech brands—OnStar and Watson—both General Motors CEO Mary Barra and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty face the challenge of optimizing platforms that haven’t been delivering the results they could.

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Auto CEOs Refuse to Wave a White Flag to Silicon Valley

Despite Silicon Valley’s aggressive attempts to take over, it’s way too early to give up on traditional global centers of the automotive industry for hosting the future era of the self-driven car.

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6 Big Issues that Will Disrupt Manufacturing

Manufacturers face many challenges today as they try to prepare their business for the future. To help all manufacturers make that transformation easier, the Manufacturing Leadership Council recently announced its Critical Issues roadmap to Manufacturing 4.0.

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4 Ways to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing Jobs

With an estimated 2 million manufacturing jobs to go unfilled by the year 2025, manufacturers will need to work harder than ever to recruit talent. As the largest generation, millennials offer the best hope to close the talent gap.

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Driverless Vehicles to Open New Business Doors

In mid-September, Ford Motor Co. announced its intention to start selling driverless cars to the public by 2025, after starting with sales of robot taxis with no steering wheels, brakes, or brake pedals to ride-hailing services in 2021.

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