Manufacturing News

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
CSC
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.
March 24, 2014
University of Colorado Boulder
Thursday, April 17th CU-Boulder AeroSpace Ventures, a collaboration among numerous space-related academic departments and industry partners, is hosting CU AeroSpace Ventures Day (ASV Day). ASV Day is an aerospace industry outreach event at which: (1) Corporate executives (CTO's, Chief Scientists, etc.) can learn about the most cutting-edge aerospace-related research and innovations coming from campus faculty, and (2) Corporate recruiters and hiring managers can meet outstanding undergraduate and graduate students interested in working in the aerospace or aerospace-related industries in internship, co-op, part-time, and full-time positions. Registration concludes on Friday, April 11. If you have any questions, contact Diane Dimeff at diane.dimeff@colorado.edu.
March 19, 2014 | State of Colorado
"Colorado employers added 7,300 nonfarm jobs during January, giving the state a total of 2,412,200 jobs and bringing our unemployment rate down to 6.1 percent from 6.2 percent in December. Our unemployment rate is down to pre-recession levels. We are also happy to report that over the past year, total employment increased by 38,300, while the number of the unemployment decreased by 30,300." Visit www.colorado.gov/cdle for more information
March 19, 2014
Company Week
"Many people around the country, if they are honest, probably have the same view about DMDI (Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation), and other advanced manufacturing initiatives being driven by the federal government. We really don’t know what they mean and what they are, but we know we want them."