Reshoring manufacturing to the US

Reshoring manufacturing to the US

In the past decades, offshoring has caused that many manufacturing jobs moved to other countries. Especially in Asian countries, a lot of jobs were created because of offshoring. By 2003, the United States were losing 150,000 net jobs a year to overseas locations. In...
3 emerging technologies that will impact future manufacturing

3 emerging technologies that will impact future manufacturing

The one day, materialization of a new and innovative technology may seem to take place only in a distant future; the other day it could just be around the corner. Recently, World Economic Forum (WEF) released the Top 10 emerging technologies of 2015 and argued why...
Five factors for bringing back manufacturing jobs to the U.S.

Five factors for bringing back manufacturing jobs to the U.S.

Over the past three decades, the amount of manufacturing jobs in the United States has mainly decreased from 19.5 million in 1979 to 11.3 million in 2010. Even though currently the industry has gained nearly one million more jobs, it still needs to recover around 4...
Obama’s manufacturing plans

Obama’s manufacturing plans

In 2011 president Barack Obama launched the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) in order to strengthen the manufacturing sector in the United States. Since then, various initiatives were proposed to bring the industry, the government and academic institutions...