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NJMEP Receives Approval For New Apprenticeship Program

The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer the first registered Industrial Manufacturing Production Technician (CNC) Apprenticeship Program in the State of New Jersey through the NJMEP Pro-Action Education Network™. "NJMEP developed an innovative, nationally approved Computer Numerical Control (CNC) program that is ...

Ford And McDonalds Use Coffee To Make Car Headlights

With consumer concern over pollution and carbon emissions, companies large and small have made every effort to clean up their act. Some of their efforts have been mostly symbolic PR efforts with little or no actual affect their carbon footprint. Some have really dug deep to find ways to develop new sustainable materials that are more environmentally friendly. Two such companies are the unlikely ...

SPACE 3D Makes Large-Scale SLA 3D Printing Affordable for Everyone

An exciting new entry into the desktop 3D printing category is giving users the power of SLA printing in an easy-to-use, high-performance, stylish design. Stereolithography (SLA) is a form of 3D printing technology used for creating models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts in a layer by layer fashion. Now, beginners, hobbyists and professionals alike can achieve fast, high-resolution ...

Trump Imposes Tariffs on Brazil And Argentina

In a move that surprised everyone, President Trump announced Monday via Twitter (how else?) that he would be imposing metal tariffs on both Brazil and Argentina. The tweet read in part “Therefore, effective immediately, I will restore the Tariffs on all Steel & Aluminum that is shipped into the U.S. from those countries.” Back in 2018, the U.S. exempted Brazil and Argentina from the ...

Researchers Create New 3D Printing Method For Manufacturing Complex Glass Objects

Producing glass objects using 3D printing is one of the hardest tasks to achieve with the new method of manufacturing. In fact, only a few researchers around the globe have attempted to even produce the material using additive technology. Some scientists have made objects by printing molten glass, but the disadvantage is that this requires extremely high temperatures that require specialized ...

Here’s Why Tesla’s Cybertruck Looks Like That

When Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new Cybertruck last week, the design had a lot of people scratching their heads. The linear, angular design of the new 4-door, electric pickup truck looks more like an artist from the 1980’s rendering what trucks will look like in the year 2020 than an actual truck in 2020. The sharp angles and complete lack of any curved surface had many wondering why the ...

Weekly Wrap Up For November 22nd, 2019

Jeffrey Stein, Policy Reporter for the Washington Post joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss how the trade war and Trump tariffs failed to save some steel mills in the long run, and other issues impacting America’s industries. Is the autonomous supply chain achievable? Can the cost yield the benefits to make it justifiable? Find out in this interview with Cary Vandena...

Harry Moser & the Reshoring Initiative Receive “MADE IN AMERICA 2019” Award

Four-day event dubbed largest-ever showcase of American businesses and their products Sarasota, FL, November 21, 2019 — Harry Moser and the Reshoring Initiative team received the MADE IN AMERICA 2019 Reshoring Award during the four-day MADE IN AMERICA 2019 event recently held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The event’s mission is to raise awareness for the economic, ...

Weekly Wrap Up For November 15th, 2019

One Of America’s Largest Solar Manufacturers Changes Direction SunPower Corp, one of the largest manufacturers of solar panels has spun off its manufacturing business to focus on roof-top solar panel installation. The new manufacturing arm, named Maxeon Solar, will be headquartered in Singapore with manufacturing facilities in the Philippines, France, Malaysia, and Mexico. The CEO of SunPowe...