Manufacturing News

April 23, 2014
On Tuesday, the tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work. Five charities that propose the best ideas by May 20 will get a free pair of the glasses, a trip to Google for training and a $25,000 grant to help make their project a reality.
April 21, 2014 | World Trade Center Denver
Imagine an international trade and investment conference with over 400 participants from across the globe discussing the most effective ways to mitigate risk while growing your markets. This, all set in the most conducive venue for networking, is the 41st Annual World Trade Day hosted by the Rocky Mountain World Trade Center Institute. This year’s theme, “Risky Business: Risk & Reward Across Borders,” will include discussions on different areas of risk common in today’s international business world.
April 17, 2014 | Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
The SBA awarded Jan Erickson, president of Colorado Springs-based women's clothing maker Janska, LLC, the 2013 Colorado Small Business Person of the Year. Erickson will join small business honorees from all 50 states at SBA's National Small Business Week on May 15-16, where one person will be selected as National Small Business Person of the Year.
April 15, 2014
Industry Week
This is the central crisis in manufacturing today: Years of offshoring and reports of deteriorating conditions, along with some seriously irresponsible PR, has left the new generation of workers disenfranchised with the whole industry and less inclined than ever to join. But that is starting to change.
April 9, 2014
MEP Manufacturing Innovation Blog
This is a story about American manufacturing, honoring heroes past and present, and teaching children in ways that text books and rote regurgitation cannot. This is a story about why I am optimistic about the future.
April 8, 2014
Industry Week
A team of truly committed workers: It's the ingredient that puts the force in workforce. And few things matter more in the manufacturing game, because a workforce that is actively engaged invariably drives productivity and profits upward.
April 3, 2014
Industry Week
Just for fun! A slideshow of some of the outrageous pranks companies pulled on April 1st.
April 1, 2014
Industry Week
"The first step to industrial wearable computing requires something a little simpler and a little more practical that the consumer products – a device that adds the functionality workers need without distracting them from the jobs the need to do."
March 28, 2014
Monday, March 24, 2014 was officially recognized as Colorado Aerospace Day with a joint resolution passed by the House and the Senate.
March 27, 2014
Industry Week
U.S. exports will be driven primarily by industrial machinery, followed by transport equipment and scientific apparatus.