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US Manufacturing Seems to be All Over the News

And everyone, including President Obama, is talking about it.

On NPR- "The Hottest Product In Manufacturing: Jobs" (click to listen to full report)

 "We're going to have a lot of jobs in the service sector because we're a mature economy. But America's economy is always going to rely on outstanding manufacturing - where we make stuff, where we're not just buying stuff overseas, but we're making stuff here and we're selling it to somebody else." said, President Obama

 

On CNBC-"Not Your Father's Car Company" (click to watch full report)

Local Motors is hoping to disrupt the old ways of doing business by  "crowdsourcing"  new designs for automobiles.  They know they won't be overtaking the big 3 any time soon, but they will be building some of the most innovative and fun rides around.  You can even submit your own design ideas.

 

And on the hill - "Manufacturing our way to a stronger economy"  (click to see full information)

Mike Rowe, of " Dirty Jobs" fame, wants the US Senate Commerce Committee to focus on jobs in America.  On May 11, 2011 Mike along with other manufacturing dignataries and visionaries will plead the case to the Science, Commerce and Transporation Committee that strenghening our manufacturing base will create a stronger and more robust economy.

 

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