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16 Countries that Could Succeed China as Manufacturing Hubs

Chinese workers have begun to enjoy higher wages as industry matures, which has taken some of the shine off outsourcing to China. Other low-wage countries that have an infrastructure and adequately orderly system are becoming attractive to entrepreneurs seeking low-cost alternatives […]

Reshoring: 6 ways to overcome shortages of skilled workers

When manufacturers reshore operations from overseas to the home base, they frequently have a hard time filling skilled positions. Innovative solutions are needed to overcome skills shortages. […]

7 new developments that will soon change the face of manufacturing

A quick rundown of some trends that we are now seeing and that are sure to have a more significant effect on industry soon. Discusses private spaceflight, 3D printing, the Industrial Internet and the Internet of Things, simulation, collaborative robots and wearable computing. […]

Knowing your breakeven point – the key to weathering economic storms

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When stormy economic weather strikes and sales slump, many companies blame their hard times on all sorts of external events, and with good reason. Yet downturns in the economy and buyer’s habits are sure to come and companies must be prepared for it.

Measuring a company’s ability to […]

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