Technology is transforming manufacturing into something completely different than what it was 10 years ago — and is quickly changing the expectations for individual manufacturers and their workers.
Manufacturing accounts for an impressive $2.17 trillion of the U.S. economy, and despite the common misconception manufacturing is expanding in the U.S. -- up by over 27% since 2009. It’s a segment of the overall economy that has seen its significant ups and downs over the years though, from offshoring to job cuts: manufacturing is influenced by major economic developments and broad international trends. The latest factor affecting manufacturing is technological change, and its various ...
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