Turning the Economic Development Focus to Outdoors and Recreation

Often overlooked, the natural resources and entertainment amenities of an area can make or break a local or state economy.
The clear goals of economic development are to bring in industry, grow it and expand it, attracting other industries as a result – with the occasional short discussion about the recreational…

21 Nov 1:56 PM 0 Read More...

Managing the Mix

Traditional fossil fuel energy is still powering industry. But renewables, mandated by the U.S. government, have begun to change the paradigm.
There is an energy change underway.

Mandates from the federal government about converting electrical generation sources from fossil fuels like oil, coal and natural gas to other renewable…

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Workforce Challenges Continue As Top Priority For Manufacturing

Outgoing baby boomers are making way for a new generation of workers who have become more selective in what they want to do
By David Hodes

The knowledge economy is changing what is learned, how it is taught and who is teaching it as the old-school methods of industry…

19 Sep 1:52 PM 0 Read More...

Bringing Together The Internet of Things for Next Gen Cars

Automotive manufacturers embrace innovative materials and processes on the road to a smarter, more efficient driving experience
By David Hodes

 

Innovation in manufacturing continues to ramp up in the automotive industry as more data analytics become a bigger part of both car design and the future of how transportation…

19 Sep 1:37 PM 0 Read More...

Aerospace Industry Taking Leaps and Bounds as it Rides New Tech Developments

Crossovers with other industries are now becoming commonplace as drivers of development
By David Hodes

Aerospace and aviation are two seemingly separate but somewhat equal industries that up until now developed along different pathways.

Today, as a result of high tech manufacturing, more data analytics and more commercial players in…

19 Sep 11:44 AM 0 Read More...