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HP sees 3D printing potential in transforming APAC manufacturing - ZDNet
3D printing can reduce labour costs since there are no parts to assemble and has the potential to "smarten" up logistics in markets such as Singapore and China, but it will require businesses to rethink the entire manufacturing process--from design to when products are delivered to customers.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-industries  3D-printing  labor-costs 
12 days ago by areadevelopment
Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How machines are affecting people and places - Brookings
At first, technologists issued dystopian alarms about the power of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to destroy jobs. Then came a correction, with a wave of reassurances. Now, the discourse appears to be arriving at a more complicated understanding, suggesting that automation will bring neither apocalypse nor utopia, but instead both benefits and stress alike.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  technology  high-tech  robotics  automation  AI 
22 days ago by areadevelopment
Workforce Automation: Scary Threat or Major Opportunity? - Area Development
Despite dire predictions that robots and automation will displace workers, studies predict automation and robotics will actually create more — but different — jobs than they displace.
area-development-features  Matt  workforce  robotics  manufacturing  site-selection  economic-development  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  jobs  skilled-labor 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Siemens India: Betting big on digitalisation - Fortune India
Harnessing digitalisation to optimise manufacturing is what will drive growth, and Siemens India says despite macro economic challenges facing India, the opportunities in the space are immense.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  3D-printing  india  business-globalization 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
The new geopolitics of artificial intelligence - World Economic Forum
The multilateral system urgently needs to help build a new social contract to ensure that technological innovation, in particular artificial intelligence (AI), is deployed safely and aligned with the ethical needs of a globalizing world.
this-week-439  Around-the-web  Matt  AI  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  tech  high-tech  technology  robotics 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1 Billion - The New York Times
Every major university is wrestling with how to adapt to the technology wave of artificial intelligence — how to prepare students not only to harness the powerful tools of A.I., but also to thoughtfully weigh its ethical and social implications. A.I. courses, conferences and joint majors have proliferated in the last few years.
this-week-438  Around-the-web  Matt  AI  tech  high-tech  technical-center  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  university-economic-development  education  advanced-manufacturing 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
How Robots and Drones Will Change Retail Forever - WSJ
What if you could store and deliver goods as easily as data? Amazon, Walmart and others are using AI and robotics to transform everything from appliance shopping to grocery delivery. Welcome to the physical cloud
this-week-438  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  e-commmerce  ecommerce  AI  robotics  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  data  drones  amazon 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Why German companies fail at digital innovation - Handelsblatt
(No) thanks to hierarchical managers, obsolete tools and daft politics, Germany risks being left in the digital dark age. Here are the four worst problems.
this-week-418  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  germany  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  tech  technology  high-tech  3D-printing  additive-manufacturing 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
How Tech Companies Can Help Upskill the U.S. Workforce - HBR
The stakes are high and the time is right. Silicon Valley has created extraordinary wealth and has changed the nature of work. In so doing, it has also catalyzed unparalleled job disruption. It’s time for technology players–in Silicon Valley and beyond–to use the power of technology to more closely partner and coordinate with educators, employers, and government leaders – to make sure that every person in the American workforce is trained for success in the 21st century economy.
skilled-labor  skills-gap  advanced-industries  workforce-development  silicon-valley  Around-the-web  this-week-413  insider-4-25-2018 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
The Future of Advanced Manufacturing: Design for 3D Printing and Implementation of Digital Factories – IndustryWeek
If the global engineering and manufacturing community plans to keep unlocking the full potential of industrial 3D printing, together they will have to keep rethinking the fundamentals of design engineering and digital factories of the future.
this-week-399  Around-the-web  Matt  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  manufacturing  3D-printing  technology  high-tech  tech  engineering 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Advanced Technologies for the “Connected Age” - Area Development
With new applications for leading-edge technologies seemingly being developed on an almost daily basis, the eventual implications for business and consumers, and on aspects of daily living, are only just beginning to be understood.
area-development-features  Matt  tech  technology  high-tech  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  advanced-manufacturing  3D-printing  data  internet-of-things 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
Where Robots Are Automating Jobs - CityLab
Automation. Depending on the angle from which you’re looking at the crystal ball, it’s either an imminent wave of large-scale labor force devastation or a slower, more muted change that society will seemlessly absorb—and perhaps even enjoy.
this-week-395  Around-the-web  Matt  robotics  robotics-manufacturing  workforce  jobs  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-technology 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
The CEO’s Toolkit to Lead Through the Digital Disruption - Area Development
Companies are fighting for survival as the era of digital disruption dawns; a robust people strategy” is one foundational element that should not be overlooked.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  disruption  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  automation  technology  high-tech  tech  high-tech-manufacturing  jobs  workforce  skilled-labor  skills-gap 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Skills gap hard to fill in robot-driven manufacturing sector -
Manufacturing’s new face – clean operations in modern, well-lit, well-staffed industrial plant settings – is driving domestic employment growth, and robots are a key cog in that modern machinery.

From 2010 to 2016, according to a white paper for the Association for Advancing Automation, 136,748 robots were shipped to U.S. customers, the most ever in the domestic robotics industry.
u.s.-manufacturing  shop-floor  advanced-industries  robotics-manufacturing  manufacturing-automation  this-week-385 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
How Technology Liberates Human Capital - WSJ
Digital innovation and robots are opening new possibilities for workers across the U.S. economy.
this-week-382  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  jobs  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  robotics  manufacturing 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
It Takes 60,000 Rivets and Two Robots to Build a Boeing 777 Fuselage - WIRED
It’s tough work for pairs of humans who install each of the 60,000 rivets that keep Boeing’s 777 from falling apart in midair, so they’re getting some help from pairs of robots on the plane production line.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing-automation  robotics  robotics-manufacturing  Boeing  Aerospace  advanced-industries  advanced-technology 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Ford Invests $700 Million To Expand Flat Rock Michigan Assembly Plant - Area Development
Ford plans to invest $700 million to expand its assembly plant in Flat Rock, Michigan. The factory will begin to build high-tech autonomous and electric vehicles along with the Mustang and Lincoln Continental. The expansion will create 700 direct new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Michigan  midwest  automotive-industry  manufacturing  high-tech  tech  technology  advanced-industries  autonomous-vehicles  jobs  mexico  location-USA 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Sector - Area Development
To drive market gains in today’s rapid pace of digitization, organizations must move decisively to align technology and digital with strategy and culture, choosing continuous improvement, agility, automation and transparency over business-as-usual.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  Matt  technology  tech  high-tech 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Editor’s Note: Cobots Driving Innovation and Growth - Area Development
According to the Brookings Institution’s annual report — America’s Advanced Industries: New Trends — digitization is pervading all fields of industry.
area-development-features  editors-note  Matt  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  robotics  3D-printing  nanotechnology  tech  high-tech  technology 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Talent in Manufacturing Twitter Chat (with images, tweets) · Brainerd · Storify
Hosted by PwC and Manufacturing Institute, and moderated by industry leader, Gary Mintchell, the Twitter chat, timed to National Manufacturing Day discussed how digital manufacturing has opened doors for new talent.
u.s.-manufacturing  STEM-workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  industry4.0  advanced-industries  Around-the-web  this-week-366 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Location Trends in the Aerospace Industry - Area Development
A natural geographical shift, lean supply chain management, and a new approach to incentives offerings are influencing aerospace companies’ location decisions.
economic-development  site-selection  Aerospace  manufacturing  advanced-industries  supply-chain  Matt  area-development-features 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Center For Automotive Research Management Briefings - BDO
Driving the innovation happening in the auto industry are several key factors. First, the influence of and proximity to Silicon Valley serves as a significant catalyst.
automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  advanced-industries  Around-the-web  this-week-363 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The Self-Driving Car… Science Fiction or Reality? - Area Development
OEMs and their suppliers, as well as technology companies, are all getting into the development of self-driving vehicles, while interest in rideshare is gaining.
area-development-features  Matt  automotive-industry  tech  high-tech  technology  OEMs  manufacturing  self-driving-vehicles  autonomous-vehicles  advanced-industries  advanced-technology 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
America’s advanced industries: New trends - Brookings Institution
Leaders in cities, metropolitan areas, and states across the country continue to seek ways to reenergize the American economy in a way that works better for more people. To support those efforts, this report provides an update on the changing momentum and geography of America’s advanced industries sector—a group of 50 R&D- and STEM (science-technology-engineering-mathematics)-worker intensive industries the vitality of which will be essential for supporting any broadly shared prosperity in U.S. regions.
industry-clusters  innovation-hubs  advanced-industries  economic-analysis  STEM-workforce  research&development  Around-the-web  STUDIES  this-week-360 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
The Importance of Manufacturing in Tech Metros - Emsi
Austin, Texas, is a tech-driven metro. There’s no getting around that fact. Of the major tech markets in the US, only San Jose has a higher share of tech jobs than Austin. But as our friend Brian Kelsey showed in new research, manufacturing is also a huge player in the central Texas economy.

Really, though, it’s tech-driven manufacturing that’s leading the way in Austin … and in other prominent tech economies.
demographics  economic-analysis  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  Austin  silicon-valley  industry-clusters  Around-the-web  this-week-358 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Look to advanced industries to help drive productivity gains - Brookings Institution
The nation’s persistently weak productivity growth continues to cast a pall. Without faster gains neither the middle class nor the less well-off will see an increase in standard of living or sufficient income growth. And yet, little consensus exists on what to do about the problem, or whether much can be done. 
advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  economic-indicator-reports  productivity  Around-the-web  this-week-358 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
How Additive Technologies Are Paving A Path To A Full-Scale Manufacturing Revolution - GE Reports
GE’s Christine Furtoss explains how additive technologies today are making breakthroughs, from surgical procedures to jet engine parts. In the future, the use of 3-D models in additive manufacturing will go beyond the realm of our imagination.
3D-printing  additive-manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-358 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Lifts Veil on Silicon Valley Plan as Digital Push Accelerates - Bloomberg
General Electric Co. wants investors to know why the world’s largest maker of jet engines and gas turbines decided to set up shop on the edge of Silicon Valley.
The industrial behemoth intends to become one of the top 10 global companies in software -- yes, software -- by the end of the decade.
general-electric  internet-of-things  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-industries  skilled-labor  industrial-internet  Around-the-web  this-week-356 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
A New Map for America - The New York Times
Advanced economies in Western Europe and Asia are reorienting themselves around robust urban clusters of advanced industry. Unfortunately, American policy making remains wedded to an antiquated political structure of 50 distinct states.
advanced-industries  economic-geography  demographics  Around-the-web  this-week-349 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Toyota gets a glimpse at Clemson students' vision of future mobility - Automotive News
Toyota planners are scrutinizing a concept for an urban youth vehicle created for them by Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research vehicle development program.
this-week-349  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  toyota  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  Michigan  midwest  south-carolina  south-atlantic 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Upstate New York Seeks Economic Boost From Drones - WSJ
A 5-pound drone took off from an airfield in upstate New York and steadily climbed to about 100 feet. The craft, a Lockheed Martin Indago, soared for 10 minutes over pine trees and grassy fields, following a flight path programmed into a laptop, before landing at the feet of its pilot.
this-week-348  Around-the-web  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  Aerospace  drones  new-york  mid-atlantic 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Corporate Executive Survey Commentary: Integrating Advanced Technology Into the Site Selection Process - Area Development
Although training programs and technical colleges are viewed as important, many companies look to find the workforce skills they require readily available in their chosen locations.
area-development-features  surveys  advanced-technology  manufacturing  advanced-industries  Matt 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Driverless Cars Must Have Steering Wheels, Brake Pedals, Feds Say - Scientific American
Autonomous vehicles could meet current safety standards, but only if they include standard features found in traditional models.
this-week-346  Around-the-web  Matt  autonomous-vehicles  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  high-tech  automotive-industry 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Tesla's robo-factory where machines put the ‘wings’ onto its latest Model X - Daily Mail Online
Tesla owner, Elon Musk, is usually secretive about what goes own behind its closed doors - but a new time lapse of the assembly process has given the world a glimpse of its manufacturing technology.
Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  manufacturing  elon-musk  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  robotics  california  pacific-states  this-week-343 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Inside the 'Industries of the Future' - MSNBC
Author Alec Ross joins Morning Joe to discuss his new book 'The Industries of the Future.'
this-week-342  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  jobs  skilled-labor  advanced-industries 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Last stop before flight: Peebles, OH -
GE invited a team of photographers and enthusiasts to Peebles, OH for an inside look at the world’s most advanced jet engine test facility.
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  GE  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  Aerospace  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
FAA: Drone registration eclipses that of regular planes - USA TODAY
The number of drones potentially flying in U.S. skies has eclipsed the number of piloted aircraft — from Cessnas to Dreamliners, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  aviation  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
A Profile on Google Self Driving CEO John Krafcik - Autonomous Guru
If Silicon Valley and Detroit had a baby, it would be John Krafcik. Since September, the former Hyundai CEO has helmed Google’s Self Driving Car Project, leading a team of software engineers on a quest to upend mobility as we know it--beginning with an army of driverless marshmallow cars currently clipping around northern California at a maximum speed of 25 mph.
this-week-340  Around-the-web  Matt  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  automotive-industry  hyundai  detroit  Michigan  midwest  manufacturing  self-driving-vehicle 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Want to Work for Elon Musk? Move to 1 of These 5 Cities - BostInno
Elon Musk's companies dominate the news like few others in the tech world right now, with technology bets that could revolutionize energy, transportation and other industries. Getting jobs at SpaceX, Tesla or Hyperloop can be tough, but Musk's eggs are turning into chickens, and they're finding new places to roost across the U.S.
this-week-336  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  advanced-technology  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  Aerospace  automotive-industry  electric-car  electric-vehicle  california  pacific-states  los-angeles  texas  southwest  san-francisco  buffalo  new-york  mid-atlantic  jobs  workforce  manufacturing  Reno  Nevada  mountain-states 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Photos inside of Elon Musk's Tesla Gigafactory - Business Insider
Elon Musk is building a massive Tesla Gigafactory that's expected to be completed in 2020. When finished, it'll be the world's second-largest building by volume — three times the size of New York's Central Park.
this-week-335  Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  automotive-industry  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  gigafactory  elon-musk  manufacturing  electric-vehicle  electric-car  Nevada  mountain-states  Reno  site-selection  economic-development  jobs 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Ford in talks with Google to build self-driving cars - Automotive News
It isn't clear whether Ford would design a purpose-built vehicle for Google or supply a standard production car fitted with the sensors and computers that the car needs to guide itself down the road.
this-week-335  Around-the-web  Matt  Ford  Google  high-tech  automotive-industry  advanced-industries  tech  technology  advanced-technology  manufacturing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Chinese billionaire Faraday Future plans Tesla challenge from Vegas - CNBC
A Chinese billionaire is betting a suburb in Las Vegas will give him the winning hand in the electric car market. In fact, he's willing to gamble $1 billion on it.
this-week-333  Around-the-web  Matt  las-vegas  Nevada  mountain-states  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  electric-car  automotive-industry  tesla  manufacturing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Advanced Manufacturing Changing the Economic Landscape - Area Development
Across the country, states and localities are working with manufacturers to create and grow outposts for advanced manufacturing.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-technology  economic-development 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
The Next Industrial Revolution is Here - IndustryWeek
Amidst the exciting opportunities in manufacturing, a recognition that revolutions are "really quite difficult things."
advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-328  biotech  life-sciences 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Charlie Chung: Smart Factories Are Only as Smart... - GE Reports Ideas
With the advent of Industry 4.0, automated manufacturing facilities require higher levels of logistics integration.
advanced-industries  automation  logistics  supply-chain  smart-buildings  Around-the-web  this-week-321 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Alcoa Invests $60 Million To Expand Its R&D Technical Center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Lightweight metals leader Alcoa will invest $60 million to expand its R&D Technical Center center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The investment will accelerate the development of advanced 3D-printing materials and processes.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  3D-printing  metal-industry  metal  Aerospace  automotive-industry  advanced-industries 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerospace Skills Gap: Workforce Declines, As Talent Needs Increase - Area Development
Although the number of U.S. aerospace workers is shrinking, the skills need has increased, and a gap exists as older, experienced workers leave the labor force.
area-development-features  Matt  Aerospace  advanced-industries  manufacturing  workforce  workforce-development  labor  skills-gap  skilled-labor  STEM 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
The hottest 15 metros for advanced industries - Brookings Institution
In some places local clusters push the frontiers of advanced manufacturing. In others they focus on energy or information technology. The strongest locations do it all. So, to see some of the ways in which local regions participate in the advanced economy, we here tour the 15 densest advanced industries hubs (in terms of employment share) in the United States.
advanced-manufacturing  advanced-industries  industry-clusters  ranking  Metros  this-week-309-top  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Drives American Economy, But Needs More Support - Product Design & Development
Manufacturing drives American economy, but needs more support. The majority of America’s advanced industries are manufacturers, said a study by the Brookings Institute.
this-week-291  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  advanced-industries 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
What States Need to Do to Grow Their Advanced Industries - GOVERNING
Voters said unequivocally in this year's midterm elections that economic growth and quality jobs are their top concerns.
this-week-287  around-the-web  matt  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-industries  manufacturing 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
How Technology Is Transforming U.S. Manufacturing - WSJ
The U.S. manufacturing revival is if anything more real and more profound than has been acknowledged.
this-week-265  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-industries  3d-printing  technology 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Powering Advanced Industries: A Bipartisan Dialogue on State Strategies - Brookings Institution
Innovation and STEM-worker intensive advanced industries drive regional and national economic development in the United States. For that reason, states like Colorado and Tennessee are increasingly taking the lead in fostering these crown-jewel industries in the face of inaction in Washington.
colorado  tennessee  mountaiin-states  south  this-week-251  around-the-web  brookings  economic-development  advanced-industries  STEM  STEM-workforce  workforce 
february 2014 by areadevelopment

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