Manufacturing

How STEM Workforce Investments by Large Manufacturers Can Benefit the Entire Industry

Large manufacturers have a vested interest in securing a pipeline of STEM talent and are making big investments in educational programs around the country.

Trump Budget Eliminates Funding for Manufacturing Extension Partnerships

President Trump's latest budget proposal would defund Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs).

Manufacturers Need to Take Better Advantage of Tax Credits and Incentives

Many manufacturers may not fully be taking advantage of all the tax credits and incentives available to them.

How Manufacturers can Push their Productivity to the Max

Manufacturers should use more precise and time-sensitive metrics to boost their productivity.

3D and Virtual Reality Enable Manufacturers to Experiment with Product Design

New technologies are enabling manufacturers to test designs in more detailed and comprehensive ways before they even create prototypes.

Cisco’s Workforce Plan Focuses on Transparency, Opportunity

The tech company’s supply chain and manufacturing employees know the score and have the opportunity for training and reskilling.

Intelligent Robots Could Bring New Opportunities to Manufacturing

Manufacturing robots may soon think intelligently and optimize their own performance.

More Universities are Offering Degrees in Additive Manufacturing

Advanced degree programs help prepare engineers for design, fabrication and inspection using additive manufacturing technologies.

Can Manufacturers Skip Beta Testing?

Tesla is taking a bold risk to take its new vehicle to market faster by skipping a critical beta phase. Can the bet pay off? And if it does, what lessons does that offer for other CEOs?

How Women can Help Solve Manufacturing’s Talent Crisis

Supporting educational initiatives, creating partnerships with schools and changing the perception of manufacturing jobs can help. But a new report says looking to the female labor pool could be one of the biggest sources of untapped talent.
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