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Rebooting Manufacturing

Posted May 14, 2014 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Some analysts focus on the damage done to the manufacturing sector by downward spiraling economies, but they are missing the good news. Innovation and technology have reached a tipping point where these ingredients will redefine manufacturing. Industry Week polls technology leaders to survey the manufacturing landscape and predict how it will evolve. Among the issues discussed are the ways computer power will be accessed and used, the shift from mass production to mass customization (see video), and the expansion of automation.


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