Skilled Labor The renaissance is real. Manufacturing now accounts for approximately 16 percent of global GDP and 14 percent of employment. We spoke with five thought leaders to discuss the new era of global growth and innovation.
Skilled Labor Manufacturing is returning at full speed to America, bringing with it a re-emergence of the middle class that was squeezed in the recession.
Skilled Labor U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker speaks out on the manufacturing renaissance.
Skilled Labor CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, Host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” and of CNN’s new show "Somebody’s Gotta Do It" encourages all forms of learning to bridge the skills gap.
Skilled Labor Manufacturing currently supports 17.4 million jobs in this country and for the first time in more than 10 years, manufacturing output and employment are growing.
Education The explosion of 3-D printing technology is reminiscent of one of the greatest leaps in manufacturing — the acceptance of computer numerical controls for machines, which occurred in the 1950s.
Technology Under constant pressure from government, the mass media and consumers, the packaging industry is exploring more sustainable alternatives.