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By Amber ThomasApr 12, 2021

There is a significant focus on manufacturing and technology in the 117th Congress and Biden administration, just as there was in the two previous administrations. But the pandemic has added a new sense of urgency to protecting our national security...

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By Amber ThomasApr 07, 2021

Picked up widely by the business and manufacturing press, the Manufacturing Mandate was described as: “a plan for advancing American manufacturing in the next decade,” “a national mandate to create a strong foundation for sustained economic growth"...

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By Amber ThomasApr 05, 2021

President Joe Biden pledged to build a modern, sustainable infrastructure and an equitable, clean energy future during his campaign. At the end of March, he took the first step by introducing a massive spending proposal...

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By Mark PirhalaMar 29, 2021

While the timeline for economic recovery in the manufacturing industry is still unclear, industry leaders continue to look for strategic ways to ensure greater supply chain resiliency, make technology...

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By Kristin BartschiMar 23, 2021

Four leading manufacturing associations have announced the 4th National Metalworking Reshoring Award competition.

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By Kathy Keyes WebsterMar 15, 2021

On Feb. 24, 2021, President Biden issued an EO to assess the United States’ supply chain for six sectors and conduct a 100-day review of four classes of products where U.S. manufacturers rely on imports...

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By AMTMar 01, 2021

Now through April 14, 2021, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is accepting applications on seven Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) topics with funding up to $100,000 per project.

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By Harry MoserMar 01, 2021

The Reshoring Initiative*, in conjunction with the PMA, AMT, and NTMA, is looking to recognize companies for successful reshoring projects.

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By External ContributorFeb 16, 2021

In the space of five years, we've offshored and now are bringing that production back to the US. In 2015, I started my high-tech trucking panel company in a garage. I was still in graduate school, getting my MBA from Stanford University, and money was...

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By Amber ThomasFeb 10, 2021

President Joe Biden called for national unity in his inauguration address, but will Congress get the message? The first 100 days of a president’s term is often called the honeymoon period, when friends and opponents alike offer support in a gesture of...

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