How Much Is That Robot Dog In The Window? About $75,000

Recent advances in robotics and artificial intelligence have made a huge impact on industries of all kinds. Now, Boston Dynamics is providing the opportunity to own the latest, and arguably strangest looking, robot technology. Spot, Boston Dynamics’ robotic dog can be yours for the low price of just $74,500. The company says it has already …

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Boeing to Consolidate Dreamline Production in South Carolina after Demand Drops

The demand for air travel still remains low as airliners and aircraft manufacturers prepare for the fourth quarter. As such, the lack of orders is causing those like Boeing to take some cost-cutting measures. Among those is their plan to consolidate production of their 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Back in July, the company said that it …

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COVID Pandemic Speeds Up Changes in Manufacturing

When the Covid-19 pandemic began earlier this year, its impact was felt in many different ways. In China, where the first cases were reported, cities and towns were placed under strict lockdown measures in order to contain the outbreak. This meant that many Chinese factories also shut down, which had a negative impact on manufacturing …

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MFG Talk Radio Correspondent Cliff Waldman Launches a New Consulting Company

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cliff Waldman, whose respected research has solidified his reputation as one of the leading experts on manufacturing, has launched the consulting firm New World Economics (www.newworldecon.com). Through its products and services, New World Economics provides much-needed clarity and guidance for manufacturers at this time of massive economic uncertainty …

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March 8, 2019 – International Women’s Day – March 2019 – Women’s History Month

Metals & Manufacturing Outlook, along with Manufacturing Talk Radio, Women And Manufacturing, and everyone at the Manufacturing Broadcasting Corporation has focused on women in business since before the launch of the podcast, Women And Manufacturing (WAM). It becomes more apparent with each passing day that women are under-represented in business and industry, yet provide an …

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Stop and “Take a Tour” – Manufacturing Matters

Listen Now - Almost 30 years ago, Stacey DelVecchio turned her passion for and curiosity about all things STEM related into a career.  In this episode, Jennifer McNelly interviews Stacey DelVecchio, Additive Manufacturing Product Manager for Caterpillar Inc.  Stacey shares her perspective that to be successful in manufacturing, you need to be both willing to ...

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She never planned to work in the family manufacturing business let alone own it.

On this episode of Women And Manufacturing we follow the path of Stacia Hobson as she talks about how she went from a career in fitness to owning Image Industries, her families’ multi-million dollar manufacturing company. Stacia’s story covers all of the pitfalls and learning experiences of her rise through the ranks and how she ...

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Learn the Language of Business

Vicki Poponi, Vice President, Auto Sales Operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has a head for business and a heart for manufacturing. In manufacturing we measure what matters, Key Performance Indicators drive business every day. Vicki knows this because her 360-degree career in the industry, always striving to improve, drive change, and inspire others to ...

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2017 Manufacturing Year in Review and 2018 Forecast

Originally aired in January 2nd on Manufacturing Talk Radio, this episode is being aired on WAM for the Women And Manufacturing audience. Hosts Lewis Weiss and Tim Grady take a look back at the top manufacturing stories of 2017 including the skills gap, robotics, additive manufacturing, the prison labor issue, Washington’s effect on manufacturing, Women …

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