HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
News

Manufacturing in the US

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Threaded|Newest First|Oldest First
Schillig
User Rank
Silver
U.S. Manufacturing Growing?
Schillig   8/28/2013 8:58:17 AM
NO RATINGS
I think it is growing. But with fewer and more higher skilled jobs replacing lower skilled manufacturing jobs.

jhankwitz
User Rank
Platinum
Skilled labor
jhankwitz   10/23/2013 10:26:28 AM
NO RATINGS
As jobs have moved overseas, fewer people have needed to learn the basic skills needed to produce a quality product here. It will be very difficult to move production back to the states if you can't find qualified workers. Pushing buttons on an automatic machine is not a true skill. We need people with skills that can build the automatic machines. Finding a capable machinist or welder is becoming extremely difficult. 

tekochip
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Skilled labor
tekochip   10/23/2013 11:43:34 AM
NO RATINGS
True, the workers would be entry level, but as manufacturing ramps up the skill set could be 100% in three years.


Kirk McLoren
User Rank
Silver
Manufacturing moving to US
Kirk McLoren   11/11/2013 10:52:34 AM
NO RATINGS
What market force is driving manufacturing to the U.S.?

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: Manufacturing moving to US
Debera Harward   11/20/2013 4:07:29 PM
NO RATINGS
Manufacturing in US has rised since last few years the basic reason behind this is that now manufacturing in china has become expensive as compared to few years back so the US industrialist who have set their factories in China are now moving them towards US because according to their calculation manufacturing in US will cost only 5 percent more as compared to china.

Debera Harward
User Rank
Silver
Re: Manufacturing moving to US
Debera Harward   11/20/2013 4:19:24 PM
NO RATINGS
There are certain Chinese  organisations or companies who have decided to start their opeations or manufacturing in US in order to save the cost Lenova is one of the biggest example  , Apple decided to assemble one of its MAC computer lines in US,Airbus will build new JetBlues in Alabama and so many others .

Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
Kickstarter offers a gazillion ideas for businesses that are seeking start-up funding. The crowdfunding site also features new gadgets from companies struggling to get their product out to customers. We took a look at the gadgets currently featured and found a number of cool ideas that are seeking funding angels.
Design and manufacturing need each other -- and the engineers behind them. Donít forget that.
The US Department of Energy has unveiled an investment of up to $30 million to accelerate the development of modules and materials to drive down the cost of solar energy.
A study by the Swiss government determined the type of human errors that lead to engineering disasters and ranked those errors by percentage.
General Motorsí growing commitment to electric cars took a new turn last week, as the giant automaker said it would use EV batteries in the future to help boost its use of renewable energy.
More:Blogs|News
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Sep 12 - 16, Analytics for the IoT: A Deep Dive into Algorithms
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9 | 10


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Next Course June 28-30:
Sponsored by Stratasys
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service