The Institute for Emerging Issues followed up its 2013 Emerging Issues Forum, @Manufacturing Works, with a year of investigating the challenges and opportunities modern manufacturing has for North Carolina by co-hosting local manufacturing community forums in 15 counties. IEI released its findings from these forums this week in a report titled "North Carolina's Manufacturing Future: Community-Level Challenges, Solutions and Action."
I'm a doodler in meetings. I can't help it
Introducing a new service to be offered by NCSU-IES called "Executive Peer Councils."
We are always looking for resources that will help manufacturers make better products and keep their companies profitable.
With the end of winter and the beginning of spring upon us, severe weather safety can be a concern. Read about resources that can help you and your company stay secure when the winds blow wild!
Employers that have achieved a comprehensive safety and health management system can be recognized officially by OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program.
Congratulations to Tarboro, NC, electronics manufacturer Keihin Carolina System Technology on earning international certification in energy management.
Sochi Olympics 2014... Made in America and North Carolina! USA! USA! USA!
Innovative electronics firms may want to get involved with the Next Generation Power Electronics National Manufacturing Innovation Institute, headquartered at NC State.
Reflections on the Olympics and life lessons for business and personal success.
Something fun -- waterjet machining and NASCAR.
One of the best commercials during the "Big Game" emphasized whether it is possible to make a high quality consumer product, in this country, with domestic-sourced raw materials and with a talented American workforce.
We are still excited about the Next Generation Power Electronics National Manufacturing Innovation Institute announcement.
The "Manufacturing Makes It Real" Network is gearing up for another year!
How do you define leadership?
NC State University will soon be home to the Next Generation Power Electronics Institute.
One of the workforce criticisms lobbed at the students of today is that they learn mostly theory and have little practical, hands-on experience. Yet the pressure is on schools to perform, with performance metrics coming from testing. How can public schools incorporate real-world projects and problem solving into their curriculum?
A reminder about OSHA's proposed new rule about reporting injuries and illnesses.
Looking at four OSHA priorities for 2014.