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As a supporter of small businesses and U.S. made products, former “Cheers” star John Ratzenberger is linking his celebrity status to a crowdfunding effort to produce a new television series that will showcase American manufacturing, with a special emphasis on today’s factory worker.
Three universities are launching a multimillion-dollar effort to promote collaborative research into big data and develop new career paths in data science.
Fusing her interest in manufacturing with the goal of getting more women involved in industry, Rebecca Madsen became the first president of a Women in Manufacturing (WiM) collegiate chapter while attending Brigham Young University. She’s now part of the engineering team at Nature’s Sunshine Products and spoke last month at the WiM Summit.
Speaking to steel workers two weeks ago, President Barack Obama asserted that ingenuity and adaptability are driving a resurgence in American manufacturing.