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Rebuilding American Manufacturing Powerhouse - Sridhar Kota - Huffington Post
It is worth remembering that historically our government has always nurtured the creation of new high-technology industries, often by underwriting basic and translational research, development, demonstration, and early procurement.
u.s.-manufacturing  backshoring  government-policy  research&development  this-week-270  around-the-web  competitiveness  aerospace 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Toronto Retaining Up-and-Coming Tech Startups with a Strong Entrepreneurial Ecosystem - CBC
Toronto tech startup Wattpad has seen a lot of success lately, but rather than picking up and moving to Silicon Valley, it's staying local.
location-canada  toronto  ontario  startup  high-tech  workforce-development  capital-access  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
The U.S. Neglects Its Best Science Students - Scientific American
Educators must do a better job of spotting talented kids early, encouraging them and challenging them
workforce-development  STEM-workforce  education  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Aviation Proves Newest Territory for 3D Printing - Ideas Lab
The digital integration of 3D printers in the aviation facilities will allow engineers to access a trove of data at their fingertips that will help refine the entire manufacturing process.

- See more at: http://www.ideaslaboratory.com/2014/07/16/aviation-proves-newest-territory-for-3d-printing/#sthash.Q7NRpKK8.dpuf
3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  aerospace  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
New intermodal facility opens at Port Everglades - JOC
Port Everglades new intermodal transfer facility is up and running, and officials are hoping it will keep the Florida port competitive with other destinations in the Southeast. With FEC’s connections to Class I railroads CSX and Norfolk Southern, rail service to 70 percent of the U.S. population can be completed within four days, the railroad said.
intermodal  supply-chain  freight-logistics  csx  norfolk-southern  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Bringing Manufacturing to the U.S. After a World Tour - D2P News
Kent International Inc. has hopscotched among 19 countries in all corners of the globe over the past half-century in search of cheap labor to make its bikes. Its latest stop: South Carolina.
this-week-270  around-the-web  matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
How One U.S. Supplier Helped Bring Manufacturing Home - Manufacturing Business Technology
Organizations are increasingly rethinking their U.S. manufacturing strategies. Many companies are capitalizing on the considerable benefits of reshoring manufacturing and shifting to a U.S. supply chain.
this-week-270  around-the-web  reshoring  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Is the Manufacturing Resurgence Here to Stay? - Garner Economics
Progress Report: U.S. Metro Manufacturing Employment Growth - In this brief we examine recent trends in manufacturing employment among 333 of the nation’s 372 metro areas.
economic-indicator-reports  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  metros  u.s.-manufacturing  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Evaluating CRE Needs for the High-Tech Manufacturing Sector - The News Funnel
The emergence of a plethora of high-tech manufacturing firms is creating strong demand within the commercial real estate industry. Increasingly, there has been a transition away from large-scale industry within the past few years, a glut that is now being filled by a new generation of high-tech firms making the decision to operate in highly specialized niches. In a marketplace that is becoming increasingly globalized, those firms are finding a warm reception and creating tremendous opportunities for commercial real estate investors
this-week-270  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  high-tech-manufacturing  high-tech  technology  advanced-manufacturing  CRE  real-estate 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
FPL Busy Building New $1.2 Billion, Natural Gas-Fueled Power Plant at Port Everglades - Sun Sentinel
One year after demolishing its 1960s oil-fired plant at Port Everglades known for its red-striped stacks, Florida Power & Light Co. has cleared away the debris and completed about 10 percent of its new $1.2 billion plant that will be fueled by cleaner and cheaper natural gas.
this-week-270  florida  south-atlantic  florida-power-and-light  natural-gas  energy  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Do Cities Really Want Economic Development? - GOVERNING
A poor economy and all the problems that come with it actually benefit some people, giving powerful players less incentive to improve the status quo for the rest.
this-week-270  around-the-web  matt  economic-development  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  site-selection 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Lean Manufacturing has Revitalized Some Tool Shops - Plastics News
Lean manufacturing is not exactly new. It wasn’t even new 25 years ago when Plastics News began publishing.
manufacturing  around-the-web  this-week-270  lean-manufactuiring  matt 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Merck opens office in technology innovation hub - MEDCITY News
On a recent tour of the latest addition to University City Science Center’s campus in Philadelphia – an innovation hub in an established building on its campus set to officially open next week — I unexpectedly came across an office belonging to Merck.
Merck  biotech  pharmaceuticals  healthcare-industry  health-IT  Philadelphia  startup  business-incubators  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates on Immigration Reform - NYTimes.com
Signs of a more productive attitude in Washington — which passage of a well-designed immigration bill would provide — might well lift spirits and thereby stimulate the economy.
government-policy  immigration-reform  opinion  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Tax-Credit Bills Signal California is Putting Priority on High-Tech Manufacturing - Sacramento Business Journal
The governor’s recent signing of a massive tax credit for Lockheed Martin and a smaller carrot for Tesla Motors speaks to an emerging pattern by lawmakers and the Brown administration: Handing tax breaks to industries that promote high-end manufacturing jobs.
this-week-270  taxes-incentives  around-the-web  pacific-states  manufacturing  high-tech  high-tech-manufacturing  matt  toyota  lockheed-martin  tesla  automotive-industry  aerospace 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Nexteer Automotive on Frontier on Expected Wave of Chinese Automotive Investment - Detroit Free Press | freep.com
As a pioneer on the frontier of Chinese automotive investment in the U.S., Laurent Bresson knows the world is watching his every move, and he’s OK with that.
this-week-270  around-the-web  matt  automotive-industry  location-usa  fdi 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Americas Top Metros: Who's Leading the Recovery, and Why - Manhattan Institute
Using data since 2009 for the nation’s metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs), we identify leaders and laggards as measured by growth in economic output (GDP), personal income, and jobs. Among the 100 largest MSAs—which together make up about two-thirds of the nation’s population—we take a detailed look at the top 20 and bottom 20 economic performers.
this-week-270  around-the-web  metros  ranking  economic-indicator-reports 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
The California Economy: When Vigor and Frailty Collide - Newgeography.com
Silicone Valleys amazing capitalist engine of jobs, innovation and wealth is the source of most of California's economic vigor. But it is a legacy that will eventually slip away, unless California changes its priorities.
california  silicon-valley  economic-indicator-reports-analysis  regional-reports  demographics  this-week-270  around-the-web 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Despite Ohio Freeze, Renewable Energy Continues To Be Hot - CleanTechnica
Last month, Ohio Governor Kasich signed legislation putting a two-year ‘freeze’ on the state’s proven, successful, and money-saving renewable energy standard.
this-week-270  around-the-web  matt  renewable-energy  cleantech  ohio  midwest  energy  nevada  mountain-states 
july 2014 by areadevelopment

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