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Made in Space: One Big Step for Mankind and A Giant Leap for Manufacturing

A California based startup is trying to be the first company that can put a “Made in Space” sticker on their goods. The main goal of the company, Made In Space, is to produce in space factories that will manufacture goods that are too expensive to manufacture back on earth. This new technology is set to revolutionize space exploration by giving scientists access to better tools while orbiting ...

New Technology Set To Revolutionize Infrastructure: Manufacturers Stand To Gain

The United States of America continues to face infrastructure challenges as roads, bridges and critical systems degrade. Road and bridge closures are causing delays which have a direct impact on the supply chain. Manufacturers delivering products to customers or waiting for raw materials are feeling the pressure of the nation's outdated infrastructure. President Trump has stated that infrastruc...

Weekly Wrap Up for August 18th, 2017

Part 1 Part 2 Each month, Manufacturing Talk Radio reaches out to its Senior International Correspondents to get their read on manufacturing around the world in this global economy. Royce Lowe reports from France and Europe and the United Kingdom, Chong Wang reports from Shanghai on China, Japan, and other Asian countries, Norbert Ore reports from Atlanta on 18 global PMI surveys and ...

President Trump Takes Aim at America’s Infrastructure Issue

President Trump announced Tuesday that he signed an executive order to eliminate and streamline permitting regulations, intending to speed up the construction of roads, bridges and pipelines. The President said that this move would fix America’s crumbling infrastructure and bring manufacturing jobs back to the States. Making good on his promise to fix the United States’ infrastructure, The ...

ManufactureNJ Apprenticeship Accelerator Program

To register for this event Click Here If you listen to our shows you know that two of our big topics are about filling the skills-gap and apprenticeship programs. Today, I’d like to personally invite you to attend an important upcoming event that could help you with these challenges. The Apprenticeship Accelerator Program at NJIT This event takes place Wed., August 23 – at New Jersey ...

Renewable Energy Projects Are Getting Bigger: Will This Impact Manufacturing?

A solar thermal power plant is on its way to South Australia and the Australian government claims it will be the largest of its kind. With a capacity of 150MW, Aurora Solar Energy project will use mirrors that track the sun to focus and harness thermal energy. Expected to create around 700 jobs and working in tandem with the world's largest battery system built by Tesla, it will take renewable ...

How Industrial Computing Can Change the Parent Perception of Manufacturing

‘Manufacturing’, a dirty word for most parents. However, as hard as it may be to believe, Mum and Dad have more influence than they know when it comes to children making a career choice. With that in mind, here’s how industrial computing can change the parent perception of the manufacturing floor… … But first, we appeal to parents. Manufacturing has changed, the days of filthy ...

Foxconn Incentive Package Takes Another Step Forward

An Assembly Committee approved a package of incentives on Monday that are tailored to help convince the Taiwanese electronics Manufacturer, Foxconn, to build its first U.S. factory in Wisconsin. The Republican controlled Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy voted 8 to 5 along party lines to proceed with Gov. Scott Walker’s bill that will provide Foxconn with almost $3 billion in tax ...

Another Step Forward For NAFTA Renegotiations

The United States will begin the daunting task of rewriting the incredibly complex North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) this week. Branded as a “disaster” for the U.S. economy, negotiations are focused on finding a way to address workers concerns while at the same time avoiding any damage to the industries and communities that have already benefited from NAFTA. This all began on May ...

Lockheed Martin Using Mixed Reality To Improve Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin continues to push boundaries and innovate the manufacturing process. Now tasked with prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA they will utilize revolutionary technologies to ensure its success. The goal is to create a habitat that will keep astronauts safe while onboard and at the same time able to operate the spacecraft autonomously when unoccupied. This is part of their ...