The Sophistication of the Manufacturing Technology Consumer

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Now that we are well into 2013 and 2012 is behind us it is always useful to look at what has changed(evolved) over time and what is still the same. As a technology provider to engineering and manufacturing organizations, we have seen a number of changes, to say the least, in our 20-plus years of operations. I like bullet points because I have a really short attention span so I will use those. First, what has not changed in terms of what our clients expect:  High […]

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The Rapidly Disappearing Chinese Cost Advantage-What does it mean for you?

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  With last month, we have now had 21 straight months of manufacturing growth here in the US. This has been a bright spot in our economy while areas such as the housing sector still have not recovered. It is true employment at manufacturing over the last 40 years has declined but, at the same time, productivity and total output has risen, similiar to the agricultural revolution many years ago. There has been much talk of losing jobs to China […]

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