manufacturing

December 26, 2019

While finance and insurance in New York ($222.5 billion) accounted for the single largest contribution to both total county GDP and total U.S. GDP in 2018 -- followed by real estate and rental and leasing in Los Angeles ($150.2 billion) -- the manufacturing sector was the highest contributor to county GDP in the greatest number of counties.

December 23, 2019

Metal implements made by blacksmiths oftentimes have legendary strength because the working of the metal, like kneading of dough, makes its structure finer, more homogeneous. As the material is shaped, it develops directional strength, much like wood is stronger along the direction of its grain. However, no human blacksmith can deal with parts the size of aircraft landing gear or have the reproducibility and stamina to make the parts needed for our economy.

December 20, 2019

National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) supports cutting-edge research with 130 members from industry, academic institutes, non-profit organizations and states. The manufacturing hub, which could extend its federal subsidy of $ 70 million on Coons' bill, connects local manufacturers with national resources to stimulate local innovation.

December 19, 2019

National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) supports cutting-edge research with 130 members from industry, academic institutes, non-profit organizations and states. The manufacturing hub, which could extend its federal subsidy of $ 70 million on Coons' bill, connects local manufacturers with national resources to stimulate local innovation.

November 14, 2019

As trade talks between Washington and Beijing intensified earlier this year, suspected Chinese hackers broke into an industry group for U.S. manufacturers that has helped shape President Donald Trump’s trade policies, according to two people familiar with the matter.

October 16, 2019

The use of robotics will increase productivity and has the potential to bring more manufacturing production work back to developed countries. As productivity increases, labor is likely to receive a significant share of the benefits.

September 30, 2019

Manufacturing USA recently released its 2018 annual report highlighting the progress its 14 associated institutes have made in growing the Manufacturing USA network, increasing manufacturing technology development and technology transfer, and promoting workforce development.

September 30, 2019

By investing in digital and smart manufacturing, the U.S. can lead the world in manufacturing productivity, energy efficiency and innovation. But we must do so in a cyber secure manner. The challenge is enormous and the complexity of cybersecurity grows bigger every day with the explosion of digital linkages between manufacturers, suppliers, customers and employees along with the digitization of products and services.

September 29, 2019

NASA recently tasked a company to open production on the spacecraft that will bring astronauts to the moon as part of the Artemis program. Lockheed Martin -- the builder of the Orion spacecraft for moon missions -- received a contract promising at least six spacecraft orders from NASA.

September 24, 2019

Apple’s insanely expensive new desktop computer will be made in the United States -- not China, the company announced Monday. The $6,000 Mac Pro will be built at Apple’s Austin, Texas, plant following US trade regulators approving 10 requests for tariff exemptions filed by Apple for computer parts.

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