This Company Hired Its First Robo-Worker for $30,000–and Never Looked Back

By David Whitford Courtesy of Inc. Magazine   Creating Revolutions, which is based in Miami, makes a spill-proof tabletop pager for the hospitality industry, but the product was plagued by a double-digit failure rate due to human assembly errors, says chief innovation officer Einar Rosenberg. So he brought in a Universal Robots model UR3 collaborative … Continue reading This Company Hired Its First Robo-Worker for $30,000–and Never Looked Back

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Women earning more through training in manufacturing jobs

By Ernest Hooper Courtesy of Tampa Bay Times Without aid of glasses, contact lenses or Lasik surgery, Hiroko Kato has clearer vision — when it comes to her career. Kato is working in the local manufacturing industry, a prospect she struggled to reach until she took a special course offered in a partnership between the … Continue reading Women earning more through training in manufacturing jobs

As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs

By Dan Sewell and Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press writers - Aug 15, 2017 Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a … Continue reading As the laid-off struggle, high-tech US plants offer jobs

Innovation Keeps Aerospace Aloft

Courtesy of http://www.fdiintelligence.com By Karen E Thuermer The fast-evolving, highly sought-after FDI sector of aerospace is driving innovation and creating lucrative jobs from the US to Asia and Europe, with no signs of coming down to Earth. Karen E Thuermer reports. “Thrilling” is the word KPMG uses to described the aviation market in its Global Aerospace & Defense Outlook … Continue reading Innovation Keeps Aerospace Aloft

Top 20 Facts About Manufacturing

In the most recent data, manufacturers contributed $2.18 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2016. This figure has risen since the second quarter of 2009, when manufacturers contributed $1.70 trillion. Over that same time frame, value-added output from durable goods manufacturing grew from $0.87 trillion to $1.20 trillion, with nondurable goods output up from $0.85 … Continue reading Top 20 Facts About Manufacturing