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Apple awards Corning Advanced Manufacturing Fund investment - Apple
Apple today announced Corning Incorporated will receive $200 million from Apple’s new Advanced Manufacturing Fund as part of the company’s commitment to foster innovation among American manufacturers.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  corning  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  jobs  innovation  tech  technology  high-tech  economic-development 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
As tech startups surge in cities, inclusive economic growth must be a priority - TechCrunch
Cities are shaping the story of America. The great success we have seen in our nation’s cities is clear — data shapes the narrative.
tech  technology  high-tech  cities  data  big-data  this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
California plans for collecting taxes on spaceflight - San Francisco Chronicle
The earthly convention of paying taxes may soon extend into outer space, if California regulators have anything to say about it.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt  Aerospace  taxes-incentives  california  pacific-states 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
The Best Places to Work in Manufacturing -
To find the best places to work in manufacturing SmartAsset looked at 389 different statistical areas and compared them on six metrics. SmartAsset looked at one-year employment growth, five-year employment growth, one-year income growth, five-year income growth, the ratio of manufacturing workers to the total worker population and income left over after housing costs. T
Metros  Around-the-web  this-week-365  u.s.-manufacturing  leading-locations 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Strategy execution: What could possibly go wrong? - Deloitte US CFO Program
In this issue of CFO Insights, we will examine the root causes of strategy execution risk and offer a set of dynamic implementation tactics designed to overcome many common barriers to the successful rollout of new strategies.
executive-leadership  CFO  site-selection  site-selection-strategies  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
CIO Doug McCollough Talks about the impact of digital transformation on cities, residents and businesses - City of Dublin
n an interview with theCube at the Juniper Nxtwork 2016 Summit in Santa Clara, California, The City of Dublin’s CIO Doug McCollough said the impact of digital transformation results in a competitive advantage for citizens.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  transportation  urban-planning  public-private-partnerships  ohio  midwest  quality-of-life 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Can Robotics Spark A Renaissance In American Manufacturing? - Co.Exist
If we turn the Rust Belt into the Robotics Belt, the future of robot-human cooperation in factories can create jobs in America instead of overseas.
u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  rust-belt  this-week-365  advanced-manufacturing  automation  robotics-manufacturing  skil 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
The economy of manufacturing and community - TheHill
Advancements in technology and a globalizing economy have brought us more than just an iPhone 7. In the last several decades, the labor market has experienced a dramatic shift and America has failed to adapt accordingly, leading to an economically-devastating skilled worker shortage. Due to a misguided education system and public misperceptions, the labor market’s unprecedented need for highly-skilled workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is not being fulfilled and American manufacturing is suffering.
Around-the-web  this-week-365  STEM-workforce  skilled-labor  government-policy  opinion  workforce-development 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Easing the Pain of Automation - Room for Debate -
Globalization and trade agreements have been blamed for costing millions of Americans well-paying jobs. But a far greater force in the gutting of middle-class life in the United States has been automation, which has replaced well-paid workers with robots and digital platforms. The greater efficiency fuels economic growth, produces cheaper products and makes life’s task easier. But in the process, many are left poorer and less secure.
opinion  u.s.-manufacturing  automation  manufacturing-automation  robotics-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  jobs  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-development  this-week-365  Around-the-web 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
The Housing Bubble Explains Today's Odd Labor Shortage - Bloomberg View
If the labor market is close to full employment, as some people argue, why isn't wage growth higher? For one possible explanation, we can look at a similar dynamic that played out during the housing bubble.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt  labor  housing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Faster Than a (3-D Printed) Speeding Bullet - IndustryWeek
How Jabil Circuit is partnering with Hewlett-Packard to develop stronger parts, shorten product development life cycles and overhaul supply chains with the help of additive manufacturing.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  3D-printing  additive-manufacturing  manufacturing  high-tech  technology  tech  IBM 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Cities of Opportunity 7: The living city - PwC
London, Singapore, Toronto and Paris top the 2016 benchmark (our 7th edition) of the broad urban qualities that make 30 global business, finance and culture capitals successful. Beneath the headline results of who finishes first, however, findings show the heart of the city revolves around balanced social and economic strengths.
Metros  quality-of-life  international-location-reports  rankings  this-week-366  this-week-365  Around-the-web 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
How One Minnesota Manufacturer Overhauled Its Floor with Robots - IndustryWeek
Up in Minnesota, Donnelly Custom Manufacturing opened the door for new tasks for its human employees by bringing in collaborative robots.
robotics-manufacturing  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-365  advanced-manufacturing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Facebook looks to build huge Danish data center - DatacenterDynamics
Search giant Facebook plans to build a large new data center in a commercial park close to Odense, Denmark.
this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt  denmark  facebook  high-tech  tech  technology  data-centers  outsourcing 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Next Big Tech Corridor? Between Seattle and Vancouver, Planners Hope - The New York Times
American tech giants stand to benefit from Canada’s smoother immigration process, and Vancouver is looking to feed its own homegrown tech ambitions.
silicon-valley  innovation-hubs  industry-clusters  seattle  regional-reports  pacific-states  location-canada  vancouver  Around-the-web  this-week-365  high-tech 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
CFO Signals™: Tenor of worldwide geopolitics creating concerns - Deloitte US
CFOs have faced a barrage of domestic and global developments that have understandably led to decidedly mixed assessments this quarter. Findings suggest all eyes are on the US elections, with the vast majority of CFOs expecting the outcome to substantially impact their company’s future performance.
CFO  executive-surveys  economic-indicator-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Robot Revolution: Sportswear Giant Adidas Brings Jobs Back Home, But Not For People - Forbes
Adidas says their Atlanta factory will create around 160 jobs for the area, but there’s no word on what those jobs will be. Most likely, they will be programming, quality control, and maintenance jobs to maintain the assembly line, rather than low-skill, high pay manufacturing jobs of yore.
apparel  industry-reports  robotics-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  Atlanta  addidas  Around-the-web  this-week-365  location-USA  fdi-USA 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Opinion: Robots in the workplace will improve Americans’ quality of life - MarketWatch
Rapid technical change is not something new. We have experienced technological change that substitutes machines and computers for individual workers for many years. And yet, despite the ups and downs of the business cycle, the U.S. economy continues to return to full employment.
robotics-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  industry4.0  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
US Economic Forecast Q3 2016 - Deloitte University Press
Notwithstanding high consumer confidence and employers’ willingness to hire, GDP growth has remained sluggish; goods have lagged even as services have stayed strong. But don’t blame election-year uncertainty for the weakness.
economic-forecast  economic-indicator-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Amazon’s Newest Ambition: Competing Directly With UPS and FedEx - WSJ
To constrain rising shipping costs, the online giant is building its own delivery operation, setting up a clash with its shipping partners
this-week-365  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  UPS  fedex  supply-chain  logistics 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Olivier Scalabre: The next manufacturing revolution is here -
Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years, but relief might come from an unexpected place — a new form of manufacturing that is neither what you thought it was nor where you thought it was. Industrial systems thinker Olivier Scalabre details how a fourth manufacturing revolution will produce a macroeconomic shift and boost employment, productivity and growth.
industry4.0  manufacturing-automation  advanced-manufacturing  internet-of-things  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The jobs we need, courtesy of the global economy - TheHill
Both at the state and federal level, government officials should recognize global companies as important players in the U.S. business community and pursue policies that encourage inward investment.  Stopping anti-global rhetoric and promoting further international engagement will ensure that more U.S. workers are exposed to the opportunities of a 21st century world economy and the high-paying jobs that come with it.
fdi-USA  location-USA  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-365 
september 2016 by areadevelopment

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