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Why We Pine for Manufacturing

"Manufacturing is like the Bible’s prodigal son—the wayward child that earns his father’s enthusiastic embrace even as the good child, seemingly unrecognized, dutifully succeeds."

Sustainability, Meet Digital Manufacturing

"The key to leapfrogging our sustainability efforts lies in the new digital economy. We need to shift our thinking of how the manufacturing supply chain works to align our industry with today’s on-demand expectations and requirements of consumers and businesses."

Where the jobs are: The new blue collar | USA Today

More than 2.5 million middle skill, livable wage jobs will be created in the next few years, many of them a world away from their dirtier iterations of decades ago. But will Americans embrace the new jobs and find the training they need to get them?