May 19, 2017
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has released a Fact Sheet on the recent WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack. According to SecureState, a global management cybersecurity consulting firm in Cleveland, Ohio, industries running legacy systems — such as many manufacturers — are still at a high risk of infection. The information released by NCCIC in their fact sheet, as well as the information relayed in SecureState’s recent article on WannaCry, are important reads for those in the manufacturing industry.
May 4, 2017
American manufacturing is on the rise and it appears to be destined to claim the number one spot in the world in the next several years, but it will only happen if United States (US) manufacturers remain focused on improving their overall competitiveness. As the latest Deloitte manufacturing study identified, there are five key elements that companies should target if they want to ensure their competitiveness in today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.
April 7, 2017
Technology is currently being adopted within the manufacturing sector that will redefine the way factories work. This “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is known worldwide as Industry 4.0. Because these technologies enable physical-to-digital-to-physical connectivity, they will drive productivity and efficiency to levels that are difficult to appreciate at this time.
March 15, 2017
Advanced Technologies as a Key Component to Global Manufacturing Competitiveness United States manufacturing is on the rise and it appears to be destined to claim the number one spot in the world in the next several years, but it will only happen if American manufacturers remain focused on improving their overall competitiveness. As the latest […]
February 27, 2017
The first open source online library developed and designed by Manufacturing USA institutes has recently been unveiled. Dubbed the LIFT-IACMI Online Learning Hub (“The Hub”), its purpose is to provide educators and students anywhere in the United States access to in-demand manufacturing tools and materials related to lightweight metals and composite materials.
February 15, 2017
TAPP: The Smarter, Less Costly Alternative to Temp Agencies Locating and hiring skilled employees in today’s manufacturing environment can be difficult to say the least. It’s no secret that manufacturers face some pretty significant hurdles when it comes to improving or even just maintaining a skilled, dependable and dedicated workforce. Responding to customer needs in […]
January 30, 2017
Achieve Global Manufacturing Competitiveness by Focusing on Talent American manufacturing is on the rise and it seems destined to claim the number one spot in the world in the next several years, but it will only happen if United States (U.S.) manufacturers remain focused on improving their overall competitiveness. As the latest Deloitte manufacturing study identified, […]
January 3, 2017
Your Company Can Help American Manufacturing Become the Best in the World USA Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Overview If it seems to you as if innovation and advanced technology manufacturing in the United States have been on a rapid rise in recent years, that’s because they have. Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) has verified […]
December 21, 2016
Increase Exports and Create Jobs with the IMAGE Grant Program Small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs, “…can be a critical driver for economic growth through exports at the state level.”1 If you are considering exporting, or are already exporting and seeking to expand your customer base, there is good news from The Ohio Development Services […]
December 20, 2016
OHIO EXPORT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL MARCH 1, 2017 EXCERPT FROM THE OHIO DEVELOPMENT SERVICES AGENCY WEBSITE: “Finding the time to focus on developing a new market is a challenge for many small businesses. The Ohio Export Internship Program is designed to help businesses overcome this challenge by matching them with highly motivated students, […]