Standing before an sPro selective laser sintering system from 3D Systems in the NAMII headquarters, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) explains how Youngstown transformed itself a rust belt relic to the center of the 3-D printing revolution....More
On the outside the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute looks like any other building in Youngstown, Ohio—an unremarkeable rectangle of grey brick; a relic of another age. On the inside, however, it is home to some of the most state-of-the-art additive manufacturing equipment available today.
Manufacturing makes America strong. It makes families and communities strong. It provides national security. It gives us energy security. And for the 12 million men and women who work in manufacturing, it gives us pride....More
A look inside the plants of these Houston manufacturers: Farouk Systems, Toshiba Industrial Products, Emerson’s Daniel Measurement and Control plant, Blackwell Plastics, LSI Industries and Neutex Advanced Energy Group.
The average base salary breached $100,000 in the 2013 IndustryWeek Salary Survey, and pay raises were the norm, not the exception. This slideshow accompanies "Salaries Remain Upward Bound," IW's March 2013 article on manufacturing management salaries.
Christopher Barnatt of ExplainingComputers.com demonstrates how Big Data is transforming the business and industrial worlds and enabling new technologies and new breakthroughs that will help manufacturers work more efficiently than ever before....More
Why is optimism among manufacturers on the rebound? What is their chief concern as they face the challenges of 2013 and beyond? NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray comments on the findings of the 1st Quarter NAM/IndustryWeek Manufacturing Survey in an interview with IW Executive Editor Steve Minter....More
Visibility into critical activities in your supply chain is vitally important. Learn how PC maker Lenovo keeps track of its complex supply chain. In this free IndustryWeek guide, you'll also learn how you can take control of your suppliers and distributors, building a connected business network that enables transactions, collaboration, and analytics. Read the free IndustryWeek guide.