Proud to be American Made

Proud to be American-Made

Josh Miller can tell you it’s no easy feat to live a life built solely on American-made products, because the documentary filmmaker recently spent a month traveling the country doing just that.
The U S Manufacturing Renaissance A Roundtable Discussion

The U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance: A Roundtable Discussion

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.
Hiring Our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes

What could have been a blow to the U.S. manufacturing industry has turned into a perfect confluence of events.
Unseen Workforce Unknown Opportunities

Unseen Workforce, Unknown Opportunities

If college is not for you, do you still have options for success? Yes. Good ones, too. Education is essential, but college is not the only place to get it.
What Baby Boomers Retirement Means for the U S Economy

What Baby Boomers' Retirement Means for the U.S. Economy

While college graduates flip burgers and sell t-shirts, skilled workers near retirement with few young people in the queue to take over their jobs.
Excerpt from Back To Work by Bill Clinton

Excerpt from Back To Work by Bill Clinton

A selection from former president Bill Clinton’s "Back to Work," a book full of ideas about reviving the U.S. economy.
What Manufacturing Really Looks Like

What Manufacturing Really Looks Like

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.
Why Manufacturing Makes America Great

Why Manufacturing Makes America Great

While U.S. manufacturing makes up a smaller share of total employment than in decades past, the sector remains a vital source of our standard of living and economic growth. Here’s why.
American Manufacturing Leading the Charge in Automation

American Manufacturing Leading the Charge in Automation

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. 
Taking Control of Today s Skilled Labor Shortage

Taking Control of Today's Skilled Labor Shortage

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker speaks out on the manufacturing renaissance.
Manufacturing Leads to Resurgence of U S Middle Class

Manufacturing Leads to Resurgence of U.S. Middle Class

Manufacturing is returning at full speed to America, bringing with it a re-emergence of the middle class that was squeezed in the recession.
The Importance and Promise of American Manufacturing

The Importance and Promise of American Manufacturing

Forget what you know about the manufacturing industry. Modern manufacturing is innovative, high-tech and cutting edge. 
The Rise of Reusable and Sustainable Packaging

The Rise of Reusable and Sustainable Packaging

Under constant pressure from government, the mass media and consumers, the packaging industry is exploring more sustainable alternatives. 
Bridging the Gender Gap in Manufacturing

Bridging the Gender Gap in Manufacturing

Today in manufacturing, there is an untenable lack of skilled workers in the industry, and employers are keenly seeking women to fill the voids.  
Manufacturing Intelligence How Technology Is Transforming Skilled Labor

Manufacturing Intelligence: How Technology Is Transforming Skilled Labor

We’re living in a time of rapid digitization, where computers and robots are capable of performing science fiction-like tasks.