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 •  June 8

The notion that U.S. manufacturing is "coming back" has always been a misnomer. Most of the goods that feed America's consumer-driven economy are still made here. As Harold L. Sirkin of the Boston Consulting Group pointed out in 2012, "The U.S. manufactures $3.4 trillion worth of goods annually, nearly three-quarters of what it consumes." It's a...

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 •  May 8

New research from the Reshoring Initiative confirms what many have been speculating: Rising costs for overseas labor and services and important brand considerations are now compelling U.S. companies to reshore jobs or create new jobs domestically. From the new report: "In 2014 and 2015 parity was reached between offshoring and returning jobs,...

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 •  June 9, 2016

Robots are increasingly important to the U.S. manufacturing industry, as automation provides a productivity boost that's critical for reshoring. Industry analysts see a bright future for robotics in manufacturing nationwide, including the dozens of robotics companies in the Rocky Mountains. All of the regional companies contacted for this story...