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A look at the Manufacturing Skills Shortage

A look at the Manufacturing Skills Shortage

The manufacturing skills shortage has been a hot topic for several years. In New Hampshire, we’re addressing it from many angles – direct contact with secondary and post secondary schools, mentoring programs, STEM activities and curricula, etc. It’s getting better. The skills shortage was the topic...

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Testing the Future of 3D Printing

Testing the Future of 3D Printing

I had the chance to hear a fascinating talk by designer Francis Bitonti on the marriage of art and 3D printing. He has created a number of unique designs as 3D printed objects – from bicycle racks for New York City to a 3D printed dress. He is a true visionary who can see the potential for unleashin...

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Graphicast Receives International Recognition for its “Big Data” Project

Graphicast Receives International Recognition for its “Big Data” Project

Jaffrey, NH – Global business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council honored 100 world class manufacturing companies and individual leaders, including Graphicast of Jaffrey, New Hampshire, as winners of the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards (ML Awards). In a world...

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Global Success – a tale of innovation and rebirth in Indian manufacturing

Global Success – a tale of innovation and rebirth in Indian manufacturing

I had the great pleasure of spending most of the last two weeks in India. My wife and I were invited to attend the wedding of the son of a former work colleague. Besides the chance to spend time with an old friend and to absorb the fantastic cultural experience of an Indian wedding, we also toured m...

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Manufacturers Need to Help Develop the Next Generation of Employees

Manufacturers Need to Help Develop the Next Generation of Employees

Many manufacturers are concerned about the next generation of manufacturing workers. What if we have a manufacturing renaissance and nobody comes? The issues of relevant education, workforce preparedness, and  employee demographics have been some of the topics discussed at every gathering of manufac...

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