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Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacturing's Next Act

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

The global manufacturing industry is always changing, and today, that very simple truth has given the United States an unprecedented opportunity to reclaim global leadership in manufacturing for the remainder of the 21st century.

7 Reasons US Multinationals Invest in Israel

Ziva Eger | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Ziva Eger

With the highest concentration of startups in the world after Silicon Valley, Israel has become renowned globally as the "Startup Nation." Trailblazin...

Four Characteristics of Job and Career Development

Dr. Gary M. Green | Posted 01.05.2016 | College
Dr. Gary M. Green

Community colleges need to assess labor market outcomes, the end of completion. Economic research and data firms like EMSI and Burning Glass are supporting this effort taking the college's value-add assessment to a new level.

3D Printing Stocks Crushed in Clash of Cultures, Expectations

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

The lines between technology and manufacturing are blurring fast, and, for many who work and invest in this area, it can be a most uncomfortable and confusing time.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution -- It's Here

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

October 2 is Manufacturing Day, and the upcoming event is not merely some quaint memorable nod to the past.

Inside the Top Secret Plan to Revive U.S. Manufacturing

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 06.05.2016 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

Did you know the U.S. government has rolled out a big new federal program to revive the U.S. manufacturing sector?

Let Us Lead: Remarks to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Robert A. DeLeo | Posted 05.03.2015 | Politics
Robert A. DeLeo

Each year a key focus of my talk here is the economy. Since I first spoke to you, we have moved Massachusetts out of a recession, into a position of strength. Unemployment is down from January 2009 and we recently added the most jobs since 2008. Massachusetts is on the move.

Manufacturing's New Virtuous Cycle

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Sarah A. Webster

With this much change underfoot, you have to be on top of your game, learning and assessing how this manufacturing world is changing fast. If you don't keep up now, chances are good that you won't benefit from this new cycle of change.

Rebuilding American Manufacturing Powerhouse

Sridhar Kota | Posted 09.10.2014 | Technology
Sridhar Kota

Over the past few decades, we've learned the hard way that once manufacturing is gone, engineering know-how quickly follows, and then later on innovation and our national security suffers the consequences. That's a place that America has never been before.

Bring on the Prosperity!

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

On Monday, Obama will announce new rules to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. One might be tempted to think this is just a boring old regulatory matter. But the ramifications are huge, and not just for the climate. This announcement portends a whopping new jobs opportunity for the country

Placing a Value on Veterans' Skills

Gary Sinise | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Gary Sinise

Twenty years ago I played a veteran in Forrest Gump and over the years I have been privileged to meet and support many real life Lt. Dans, active duty military, and veterans. They continue to inspire me to encourage our nation to do everything it can to honor and support this generation of veterans.

Investing in Skills, Investing in People's Dreams

Thomas E. Perez | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business
Thomas E. Perez

As we continue our work to accelerate this economic recovery and restore broad-based prosperity, one of our most critical tasks is to empower American workers with the skills they need to succeed in 21st-century jobs.

Innovation Factory: A Retail Space in Chicago's Advanced Manufacturing Movement

Kathryn Born | Posted 06.18.2013 | Small Business
Kathryn Born

In our lifetime, we will look at an online shoe store, and when we hit the "print button," our 3D desktop printer will manufacture a pair of shoes right from our desktop.

A New Orleans for the Future

Yvahn Martin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Black Voices
Yvahn Martin

Last week, I set out to BeNOLABound, along with 26 other professionals, to meet with local business leaders and learn what New Orleans has been up to since I left. We took a chance, and were completely blown away by what many of us now describe as a life-changing experience.