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Weekly Wrap Up for June 30th, 2017

As if the housing bubble wasn’t enough, it appears that another financial bubble could be near or here – this one comprised of corporate junk bonds. Remember all the people who bought homes with No Doc loans but really couldn’t afford them, and when rates went up the bubble burst? Think about companies borrowing money they don’t have the wherewithal to repay backed by bonds rated as ...

Xometry: Tech Startup Bringing Manufacturing into the Digital Age

As the industry moves into the digital age,manufacturers are constantly searching for ways to stay ahead in an era of rapid technological advancement. Now thanks to BMW and GE, an industrial startup who has been referred to as the “Uber of manufacturing” secured millions in funding to accomplish that task. The two corporate giants along with Highland Capital Partners have put $15 million ...

First ‘All-Electric’ Aston Martin: Future of Automotive Manufacturing

Aston Martin is the latest car company to jump on the Electric Vehicle (EV) trend and it could mean big things for the future of EV’s. Production of the RapidE has been confirmed by the manufacturer and will be the brands first all-electric model. Williams Advanced Engineering will take point as lead engineering partner and the design will be based on the Rapide AMR. Production is expected to ...

Wireless Power: The Benefits this Technology Brings to Manufacturing

The idea of wireless power is nothing new but in today’s world of rapid technological advancement this idea is starting to show even more potential. This technology has huge implications for many industries looking to embrace the digital future Wireless power is on the verge of being adopted by a few different fields such as healthcare, mobile electronics and retail due to the convenience the ...

NJMEP – Manufacturers Golf For A Good Cause

The manufacturing industry thrives on collaboration, networking and a thriving workforce. Businesses are on the search for new relationships to bring their company to the next level. Events that bring some of the best and brightest minds throughout the industry together in one place do a great deal to benefit the industry as a whole. Better yet, when an event can not only bring manufacturers ...

A Look at the West Islay Tidal Energy Park: Can Manufacturers Benefit?

Renewable energy hasn’t had an easy journey. From expensive projects and issues with storing the power generated from these clean resources, it’s faced tremendous challenges. However the benefits it can bring, especially to an energy intensive industry like manufacturing, have pushed the technology forward and it’s made incredible progress. Renewable energy has taking one more step forward ...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 23rd, 2017

Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with Norbert Ore about the 18 PMI surveys he follows internationally, as well as several regional ones for the U.S., along with an incredible “Golden Nugget” of information about when to offshore production of your product, followed by our Senior International Correspondent Chong Wang reporting from China on manufacturing in the countries of Asia and ...

General Motors has Big Plans for American Manufacturing

With the current administration pushing to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S., many manufacturers are embracing the concept and started reshoring many of their factory jobs. Some of the biggest companies bringing back American jobs are those in the automotive industry. This trend continues with General Motors who announced last week that they would be bringing back 600 jobs to the United ...

The Future of Aerospace Manufacturing: Stratasys and Boom Team Up

For over thirty years, Stratasys has been working vigorously to improve and refine innovative 3D printing processes. Developing FDM (fused deposition modeling) technology enabled them to offer rapid and cost-efficient production of parts and tools. As the technology advances rapidly and experience with supplying systems and solutions for large OEMs like Airbus, they were able to gain an unprece...

Manufacturing Summit 2017: Making Manufacturing Great Again

American manufacturing is at a critical point in its history and organizations like the National Association of Manufacturers want to make sure it succeeds. That’s why events like the Manufacturing Summit take place, so that manufacturers from around the country can make their voices heard. The Manufacturing Summit takes place in Washington D.C. and includes various speeches and Congressional ...