Additive Manufacturing Equals Excitement

This article originally appeared on the NIST Taking Measure blog. Guest blog post by Jarred Heigel. I research additive manufacturing, which some people call solid freeform fabrication, but most people know as 3-D printing. Additive manufacturing covers a wide range...

Gearing Up to Go Green

Quick. Name an organization that has planted enough trees (over 400,000) to offset the carbon emissions from its core operations for the past 6 years – and the next 40. NASCAR might not have been the first name that occurred to you, but that is exactly what they...

Infographic: What Manufacturing Really Looks Like

Manufacturing enables our everyday lives, drives our economy and can bring communities across the country together. This infographic represents how manufacturing is diverse, supports 18.5 million U.S. jobs and has a multitude of career opportunities including...

Manufacturing as a Vacation Destination

Summer is a great time to catch up on reading. I suppose that’s why there’s such a thing as summer reading; it starts in grade school and extends a lifetime (or so goes the theory). My initial attempt at summer reading was complemented by a July 4th...

4 Tips for Picking the Perfect Partner

Guest blog post by Micki Vandeloo, GPC, President, Lakeview Consulting, Inc. It is so important for manufacturers to find and cultivate valuable partnerships. These partnerships can help manufacturers expand their service or product offerings; make their processes...