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Closing the Manufacturing Skills Gap

A skilled welder in a South Carolina plant

American manufacturing is today facing a quandary. On the one hand there is a lackluster jobs situation, with the economic picture slowly improving but not resulting in much improvement in unemployment rates. When someone loses their job, they will statistically be 27 weeks without […]

Reshoring Production Demands Careful Management

More and more American manufacturers with supply chains based in Asian economies are bringing their production back to the North America.

The benefits they had found in low-cost labour in overseas economies have been steadily eroded in recent years, as offshore labour rates have risen by as much as 15% per year in some places. […]

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. […]

8 practical ways to use 3D printing

There are many practical ways to use 3D printing, also known as “additive” manufacturing. Here are several of them. […]

Manufacturing Jobs: How to Turn America’s Job Prospects Around Through Reshoring

What does a manufacturer do when it’s struggling with excessive costs? One of the most common reactions in recent years has been to pack up and move to another country or continent where it can bring its costs of production down. And this is just what’s happening to a number of factories, except these are Asian plants moving production to the United States. […]

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