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Arconic Funding Global Manufacturing Education
Arconic Funding Global Manufacturing Education
The manufacturer of lightweight metals, through its foundation, will provide funding over the next two years to academic and training institutions in the U.S., Germany, Hungary, and the United Kingdom to help fill the skills gap.
Is This How You Treat Mom? Mothers Earn 28.4% Less Than Fathers in the United States 5
Nearly three-quarters of American households with children include a working mother, and one-fifth are headed by a single mother.
Waste Material Could Lead to New US Manufacturing Jobs
Waste Material Could Lead to New US Manufacturing Jobs 2
Scientists have discovered how to make high-quality carbon fiber from lignin
Smart Factories Could Add $500 Billion to Global Economy in 5 Years
Smart Factories Could Add $500 Billion to Global Economy in 5 Years 1
Smart factories can nearly double operating profit and margin for an average automotive OEM manufacturer.
Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment
Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment
Corning will get $200 million from Apple to support R&D, capital equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing.
Changes in Workplace Regulations? Don't Hold Your Breath
Most employers don't expect the Trump administration to have an impact on their workforce compliance in the next year.
Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity
Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity 7
A new survey showed 81% feel the manufacturing sector is important to maintaining their standard of living.
Minnesota Manufacturers Express Boundless Optimism
Minnesota Manufacturers Express Boundless Optimism
A record 55% of small and medium -sized manufacturers expect to see increases in gross revenue this year --35% expect revenues to increase by more than 10% in 2017 and 27% expect a double-digit increase in profitability.
Dow’s Apprenticeship Program Gets Department of Labor Approval
Dow’s Apprenticeship Program Gets Department of Labor Approval
The company has just under 100 apprentices at seven sites across four states with projections of reaching 130 by the end of 2017.
Why Don’t More Small Businesses Export?
Why Don’t More Small Businesses Export?
Companies that export grow faster and are nearly 8.5% less likely to go out of business than non-exporting ones.
DOE Savannah River site, 2012
Nuclear Industry Supplier to Pay $4.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit 2
The lawsuit alleged Energy & Process Corp. supplied defective steel rebar and failed to perform necessary quality assurance measures while reporting such measures were met.
Mentor Programs, Flexible Schedule Key for Women in Manufacturing
Mentor Programs, Flexible Schedule Keys for Women in Manufacturing
Nearly three fourths (70%) of women indicate they would stay in manufacturing if they were to start their career today;
Want to Keep Your Millennial Workers?
Want to Keep Your Millennial Workers?
"The findings of our recycling study show a tangible commitment to sustainability is a requirement for the next generation of workers," said Anna Whitton, vice president of marketing, Rubbermaid Commercial Products.
Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, P&G Lead Effort to Shape Future of Augmented Reali
Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, P&G Lead Effort to Shape Future of Augmented Reality
"For the first time, industry — both suppliers and users in the AR space — will have access to a benchmark set of requirements that will help them develop a roadmap and source, select, evaluate and deploy augmented reality solutions,” said Mark Sage, of The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance.
Midsized Manufacturers Optimistic About Growth in 2017
A recent survey showed that 74% percent of manufacturing financial executives are more optimistic than they were at this time last year.
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