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  1. 4 Manufacturing Technology Trends to Watch in 2021
    14
    Sep

    4 Manufacturing Technology Trends to Watch in 2021

    4 Manufacturing Technology Trends to Watch in 2021 The McKinsey Global Institute reports that U.S. manufacturers have the possibility to boost their overall value by up to $530 billion. That’s a 20% increase by 2025. In order to do so, the industry of manufacturers must take...
    4 Manufacturing Technology Trends to Watch in 2021 The McKinsey Global Institute reports that U.S....
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  2. Howard Hughes and Aviation Manufacturing
    20
    Jul

    Howard Hughes and Aviation Manufacturing

    Howard Hughes is probably one of the more interesting characters in American history. From oil heir to aviation magnate to film producer, there was hardly an industry Hughes didn't have a hand in. Combined with several well-publicized scandals, all of this makes for a legacy that won't soon be...
    Howard Hughes is probably one of the more interesting characters in American history. From oil heir to aviation...
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  3. Henry Ford; Father of Lean Manufacturing
    01
    Jul

    Henry Ford; Father of Lean Manufacturing

    "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." When Henry Ford uttered those words, do you think he knew the effect he would have on the manufacturing industry? While the quote brings to mind images of teamwork and striving towards a mutual goal, reading it knowing...
    "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." When Henry Ford uttered those words,...
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  4. Since China is starting to outsource manufacturing products to other countries, how will “Made in China 2025” hold up?
    15
    Feb

    Since China is starting to outsource manufacturing products to other countries, how will “Made in China 2025” hold up?

    “China has focused its efforts on outsourcing low-tech products to manufacture technological products, in the recent years; that are no longer affordable in China.” “Technologies that will be outsourced by the year 2025”? Electric cars Semiconductor Airplanes Medical...
    “China has focused its efforts on outsourcing low-tech products to manufacture technological products, in...
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  5. Taiichi Ohno Hero of the Toyota Production System
    05
    Jan

    Taiichi Ohno Hero of the Toyota Production System

    In 1933, Kiichiro Toyoda worked for Toyoda Loom Works, his family's business. While the company's focus was automatic looms used to weave cloths and tapestry, Toyoda wanted to expand the company to include an automobile division. This was considered to be a risky business at the time, but Toyoda's...
    In 1933, Kiichiro Toyoda worked for Toyoda Loom Works, his family's business. While the company's focus was automatic...
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  6. The Wizard of Menlo Park
    05
    Jan

    The Wizard of Menlo Park

    In the era of Yankee ingenuity, Thomas Edison was the quintessential American inventor. When he began his career in 1863, virtually the only electricity source was primitive batteries, which put out a low-voltage current. But when Edison died in 1931, he had played a critical role in introducing...
    In the era of Yankee ingenuity, Thomas Edison was the quintessential American inventor. When he began his career...
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  7. Can Technology Help Manufacturing?
    24
    Jun

    Can Technology Help Manufacturing?

    Technology is evolving. It would only make sense for technology to aid in virtually all aspects of life. This includes businesses. We are seeing the integration of technology in businesses, moving them forward and creating a more efficient process than we’ve ever seen before. With the...
    Technology is evolving. It would only make sense for technology to aid in virtually all aspects of life. This...
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