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Toyota’s Innovative Manufacturing Facility in Mexico Offers Many Lessons

Toyota is planning construction of an innovative manufacturing facility south of the border. It will be the company's first manufacturing facility to be constructed from the ground up with a revolutionary new car production line that can accommodate multiple models of vehicles.

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The Reshoring Challenge: Why and How CEOs are Moving Jobs Back to America

Don Rongione, CEO of Bollman Hat Co. in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, had a unique ally in his effort to shift hat production from China to Pennsylvania—famed actor Samuel L. Jackson, who, along with other Hollywood stars, was a fan of the company’s Kangol 504 woolen knit cap.

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Why U.S. Manufacturers Need to Increase Their Use of Internet of Things

While U.S. manufacturers are eagerly exploring opportunities and uses for the Internet of Things, German manufacturers are already far ahead of the game. A recent survey indicates that major European manufacturers are integrating IoT at a rate of nearly double that of American companies, and it’s time for American businesses to step up their IoT game.

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Could Women Help Manufacturers Fill the Skills Gap?

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Due to the growing skills gap and an aging workforce, U.S. manufacturers will need to fill an estimated 3.5 million jobs in the coming decade. As companies look ahead to address the growing talent shortage, many experts say women could be the key to strengthening the manufacturing workforce.

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