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MFGWatch Survey: Manufacturers are Worried

MFGWatch Survey: Manufacturers are Worried

“While U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about 2013 growth, they are even more concerned about intellectual property…

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Emerging Employment Trends

While the number of Americans employed is still trying to get back to pre-recession levels, the way people work, where they work and how they work or otherwise earn a living has changed significantly over the last five years and will continue to evolve moving forward, according to one…

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Editor's Notebook: Picking the Best Companies

Throughout the country there are unique and compelling initiatives taking place to expand the clean tech industry. Startups and entrepreneurs are looking for large markets, and access to talent and capital. Another advantage is locating in a cluster where the community and/or state have made the expansion of the…

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ReShoring: Making it a Reality

By Kelly Reenders
It may not be a flood yet, but some United States companies that manufacture overseas are bringing their factories back to the United States. According to the Reshoring Initiative, an industry-led effort, reshoring is becoming a reality because companies are making business decisions after learning the…

08 Aug 4:49 PM 0 Read More...

Co-Working Spaces Energize Visionaries

By Rachel Duran

You have probably heard about co-working hubs or co-working spaces that are opening throughout the country.
In central Vermont, community leaders are supporting co-working hubs to support an influx of video game entrepreneurs moving to the state. The talent base is moving to Vermont…

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Seven Tips for a Summertime Tune-up

The summer months are a great time for small business owners to conduct a half-year review. It is an ideal time to make smart moves while your competitors are in a summertime lull. “I’m not saying you have to work yourself to death this summer,” says Bill McBean…

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