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By Amber ThomasNov 14, 2022

The immediate results of the midterms left more questions than answers. The Red Wave never materialized, surprising both parties. Democrats maintain control of the Senate, and with several races too close to call, control of the House remains undetermined.

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By Amber ThomasNov 04, 2022

Several new laws enacted in the 117th Congress – some bipartisan – represent more than $1.5 trillion in programs aimed at reinforcing the U.S. industrial base and reducing our reliance on foreign sources for critical minerals, technologies, and products.

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By Harry MoserOct 13, 2022

Hardinge Inc., a multinational machine tool and accessories builder with global headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, received the 2022 National Metalworking Reshoring Award in recognition of its success in bringing manufacturing back to the United States.

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By Harry MoserOct 10, 2022

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

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By Harry MoserAug 10, 2022

In part two, I discuss the reshoring decision shift based on “doing the math” with TCO (total cost of ownership). I also look at workforce development and future projections.

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By Harry MoserAug 04, 2022

The hazards of supply chain gaps and the advantages of domestic manufacturing propelled more and more companies to move production back to the United States, driving job announcements to a record high ...

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By Amber ThomasAug 03, 2022

In a flurry of activity before the August recess, Congress finally approved the bipartisan funding package to boost semiconductor production in the United States and counter China’s competitiveness in advanced technologies.

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By Ryan KellyJun 20, 2022

The first comprehensive database of public sector incentives and funds for small to medium-sized manufacturers is now online for those California. Launching in other states soon.

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By Amber ThomasJun 01, 2022

The Biden administration sees the AM Forward initiative as a way to boost 3D printing technology by small and medium-sized manufacturers and a path to more resilient supply chains, increased U.S. competitiveness, and good-paying jobs.

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By Gary VasilashMay 26, 2022

Companies of all sizes can benefit from smart manufacturing technologies. As larger companies work to develop more resiliency in their supply chains, smaller manufacturers who don’t avail themselves of the tech may find themselves no longer a link in ...

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