Highlighting Technology Use to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing

With Millennials poised to surpass Baby Boomers as the biggest generation with a workforce that currently exceeds 53 million, manufacturing needs to start taking steps to ensure its jobs appeal to this group. Estimates show that 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed in the next ten years, and more than half of these – … Read moreHighlighting Technology Use to Attract Millennials to Manufacturing

What Modern Supply Chains Can Learn From Henry Ford

Henry Ford was a revolutionary in manufacturing in his time, but the current manufacturing environment is so different that it might be hard to believe that modern supply chains can still learn some lessons from his approach. In fact, Ford was a supply chain pioneer. He was a strong supporter of innovation as well as … Read moreWhat Modern Supply Chains Can Learn From Henry Ford

Supply Chain Fragility Making Headlines

There have been a lot of negative stories about supply chains in the news lately. Take, for example, the recent recall by Fiat Chrysler of 1.9 million vehicles around the world due to seat belt and airbag problems. Ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy left $14 billion in goods essentially stranded at sea on half a … Read moreSupply Chain Fragility Making Headlines

How 3D Printing Is Changing The Face Of Manufacturing

Getting a product on a store shelf, all the way from the design stage to manufacturing to distribution, is a very tedious process, not to mention rather expensive. The early stages are typically the most time-consuming. This usually entails coming up with a concept, building a 3D model with software, having a prototype created and … Read moreHow 3D Printing Is Changing The Face Of Manufacturing

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