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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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By Amber ThomasApr 20, 2022

The EXIM launched the Make More in America Initiative. This program provides domestic financing tools to help American manufacturers gain new access to capital to fill critical supply chain gaps.

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By Kristin BartschiApr 13, 2022

Apply for the 2022 National Metalworking Reshoring Award! The uncertainty resulting from trade wars and COVID-19, coupled with consumer demand for faster delivery and responsiveness, are helping to promote reshoring in the United States.

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By Amber ThomasMar 15, 2022

Plenty is happening in the nation’s capital on the domestic and international fronts. Of course, that’s always the case in election years with lawmakers jockeying for voters’ attention, but the war in Ukraine adds new urgency to many initiatives.

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By Amber ThomasMar 01, 2022

Tune in as Pat McGibbon, chief knowledge officer, AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, and Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, talk automation. 

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