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Category: Manufacturing Technology • Nov 6, 2020
Recently, America Makes and AMT teamed up with the Federal Drug Administration to begin the process of surveying the 3D manufacturers of PPE who rushed to our nation’s aid. Together, we have created a survey with the goal of answering this primary question:
How did 3D printing help consumers, responders, and healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Fill out the survey now!
Category: Rebuilding the Supply Chain • Nov 4, 2020
OPTIMIZE = Optimize operations. Purchase locally. Train your staff. Invest in new technology. Monitor efficiency. Innovate. Zoom calls. Execute on the data. An expert with 40 years of experience in the machine tool industry shares his thoughts on improving competitiveness.Read More
Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring • Nov 4, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed the vulnerabilities of 40 years of hollowing out U.S. manufacturing. So, how dependent is too dependent? Understanding the risks will drive our national motivation to achieve a safe balance.Read More
Category: Manufacturing Technology • Nov 3, 2020
Skilled laborers have their pick of available jobs in today’s market, so employers need to set themselves apart from all the rest to attract and keep good workers. Incorporating robotic automation on the shop floor allows manufacturers to improve conditions for workers, give laborers a more satisfying work experience, and create a growth environment where everyone benefits.Read More
Category: ReBuilding and ReShoring • Oct 26, 2020
Companies are averting supply chain disaster and pivoting to the “new normal.” Priorities are beginning to shift from cost minimization to more resilient, localized supply chains and risk minimization. With today’s supply chain turmoil, companies are reevaluating their offshore sources, and reshoring is beginning to surge in 2020.Read More