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Paying a Penance for Poor Quality--Thoughts from the Recycling Center

When you are putting in 40-to-80-hour work weeks, it is sometimes good to take the time to do activities that allow you to clear your mind while still being productive. These activities give you time to take a step back and think about how business or pe…
When you are putting in 40-to-80-hour work weeks, it is sometimes good to take the time to do activities that allow you to clear your mind while still being productive.  These act… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/paying-penance-poor-quality-thoughts-recycling-center/

Drones and Other Automatons: How Far Should Society Go?

After reading my colleague Paul Tate’s recent post on how drones may revolutionize manufacturing logistics, I got to thinking about the subject of automation in general and its effect on society, on work, and on people – and what the future may look like.
After reading my colleague Paul Tate’s recent post on how drones may revolutionize manufacturing logistics, I got to thinking about the subject of automation in general and … http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/blog/drones-and-other-automatons-how-far-should-society-go/

Manufacturing's Economic Impact Goes Beyond Jobs

In recent weeks, several pundits and a few economists have begun to question the importance of manufacturing to the economy because, they say, manufacturing doesn't create enough jobs.
Popular Discussions In recent weeks, several pundits and a few economists have begun to question the importance of manufacturing to the economy because, they say, manufacturing … http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/manufacturings-economic-impact-goes-beyond-jobs/

Manufacturing Workers Still Not Optimistic

Although measures such as the Institute for Supply Management's closely-watched Purchasing Managers Index shows that manufacturing employment has been growing, the mood of U.S. manufacturing workers continues to be wary, with a significant percentage sayi…
Although measures such as the Institute for Supply Management's closely-watched Purchasing Managers Index shows that manufacturing employment has been growing, the mood of U.S. ma… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/manufacturing-workers-still-not-optimistic/

Is "Right to Work" Right for Manufacturing?

What do you think? When deciding where to situate plants, are right-to-work laws high up on your company's list of considerations?
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has said his state's recent decision to pass a Right-to-Work law was necessary to make the state more competitive in attracting plants and other busi… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/right-work-right-manufacturing/

More Expansion in Manufacturing, But Fewer Workers?

A couple of numbers caught my eye last week in the news concerning Toyota’s Alabama expansion.
A couple of numbers caught my eye last week in the news concerning Toyota’s Alabama expansion. The automaker said it will add 300,000 square feet to its engine plant in Hunt… http://wsww.manufacturing-executive.com/discussion/more-expansion-manufacturing-fewer-workers/

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