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3 Ways To Attract Millennials To Manufacturing

Millennials are an interesting generation. They are the first people to be raised where the internet is the norm and communication is instantaneous. More importantly for manufacturers, these tech-savvy individuals will make up an estimated 50% of the workforce by 2020. This is the main reason why it's so important to understand what this generation is looking for in a career. The manufacturing ...

3D Printing Moving At Hypersonic Speeds

Aerospace 3D printing is rapidly becoming a top priority for the leaders in aerospace manufacturing. The benefits are apparent, the technology continues to become more sophisticated and more reliable. Orbital ATK is one of the leaders facing metal additive manufacturing head on and now they have continued to prove themselves in this emerging field. Orbital ATK has just successfully tested a ...

ExxonMobil’s Collaborative Initiative

Businesses from different industries are beginning to come together to solve problems that cannot be resolved on their own. This collaborative effort is bringing with it an entirely new wave of innovative solutions for every entity involved in the partnership. Some of these collaborative efforts are between seemingly unrelated businesses in vastly different industries, but still manage to prod...

Bombardier Making Their Way Out Of The Storm

Bombardier is starting to see some clear skies as they announce that the all-new C Series aircraft program has begun producing aircraft. The final assembly facility is completed and fully equipped to begin full production and is on schedule. Aircraft are already in various stages of the build sequence and things are starting to look up for Bombardier after early issues with the C Series program ...

4 Ways Manufacturers Benefit From Advanced Robotic Systems

New robotic technologies are having a profound impact on the way manufacturers conduct business. The flexibility these technologies offer is unprecedented and remarkable. Manufacturers that were forced to offshore their production are now considering implementing this technology into new reshored manufacturing plants back in the U.S.. Smaller manufacturers can more easily stay competitive in the ...

Could A 3D Printed Plane Be On The Horizon?

The benefits of 3D printing have caught the attention of a number of industries and the more this technology matures, additive manufacturing continues to prove itself. The aerospace industry is particularly interested in experimenting with 3D printing in their manufacturing processes. Airbus is diving into the world of 3D printing head first as they recently set up a separate corporate venture ...

Rocky Road Ahead For The Coal Industry

The coal industry is facing some new hurdles as the U.S. moves toward a more sustainable approach to energy. Coal mines have been closing, and demand for coal continues to fall. Now the Obama administration will be halting new coal land leases until a comprehensive review of fees charged to mining companies and the environmental impact of coal mining can be completed. Coal reserves that are ...

A New Breed Of Drones

Drones are an exciting technology with a lot of promise to assist in a plethora of different industries. It may seem strange to think that these little hovering machines could do much more than take amazing photographs, but the innovative minds of the world have come up with countless applications for the technology. Search and rescue, home delivery and of course the military have all been able ...

Bombardier’s Bold Move

Bombardier has faced a series of challenges as the $5.4 billion project to design and manufacture their largest-ever aircraft the CSeries continues to weigh them down. Now they are making an extremely bold move ending their 40-year old relationship with TAG Aeronautics which served as the company's exclusive sales representative and distributor for new Challenger and Global series aircraft in ...

Could The Oil Industry Benefit By Investing In Solar?

Solar energy continues to catch on with the public, and its popularity is soaring. Jobs in the solar industry are up 20% in the past 5 years, bringing the total number employed in the solar field up to 209,000. In 2015 alone, there were 35,000 jobs added. This industry is booming and it could not come at a better time. The energy industry that revolves around oil, for now, is in serious ...