Monday Manufacturing Round-Up:
As we move on from Mother’s day over the weekend, and begin National Small Business Week, things are looking up for American manufacturers. With the implementation of robotics, and exporting materials, manufacturers in the US are feeling optimistic for their futures. On to the links:
- To celebrate Small Business Week, CNBC has a story about an increase of American manufacturers exporting goods. The article profiles a handful of small to medium sized manufacturers across the country.
- Another factor adding to the increase of American manufacturing is robotics. Harvard Business Review touches on “botsourcing,” or the increase of bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US with the implementation of robotic aids.
- Fosters Online takes a look at a community college in New Hampshire with an eight-week CNC operator program with an astonishing 100% job placement success rate.
- A Pennsylvania-based cabinet maker is a guest blogger at The New York Times, discussing custom manufacturing pricing. Paul Downs chronicles the difficulties of properly pricing customized cabinets, which can be said for any custom manufacturing operation.
- Professional Remodeler online has a dual interview with two of the leading re-modelers in the field of “aging in place remodeling.” Aging in place remodeling transforms your home for an ensuing elderly lifestyle, that doesn’t sacrifice a modern look.
That’s it for the links, happy National Small Business week to all of the other small businesses out there, and here’s to a productive start to your week.