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Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

Posted 9:14 PM by
As technology continues to loom large over the manufacturing landscape, industry leaders must be cognizant of the risks associated with cyber threats that might encumber global manufacturing operations.
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Indiana Enacts Manufacturing and Business-Friendly Legislation

Posted 8:05 PM by
As the United States economy continues to rebound following the Great Recession, Indiana has established itself as a leading state in the manufacturing renaissance that has been a main factor behind the economic recovery. In the past legislative session, several acts were passed by the State Senate and House that will help to further Indiana’s reputation as a manufacturing-friendly state.
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Five Ways to Develop Effective Distribution Channels

Posted 3:47 PM by
One of the most crucial aspects of manufacturing operations centers on how organizations structure their distribution activities. The ability to effectively integrate company objectives with these distribution activities are vital to the overall success of manufacturing firms.
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The Case for "Made in the USA"

Posted 4:48 PM by
Made in China. Made in Mexico. Made in Taiwan. These phrases summarize the direction that American manufacturers have been taking their operations over the past few decades. Cheap labor, subsidies from foreign governments, and fewer regulations are just a few of the reasons so many manufacturing activities have been shipped overseas.
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Strong Manufacturing Labor Force is Key to U.S. Economic Success

Posted 5:04 PM by
At a time when the U.S. unemployment rate hovers around 8 percent, the manufacturing industry in America is experiencing labor shortages that could drastically affect the fabric of the United States’ economy. 
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