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VIDEO: Sue Sokoloski of Rethink Robotics: Baxter's Influence on Manufacturing Jobs

June 20, 2013

This week, ThomasNet News' editors are at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing trade show, taking place June 18 through 20. The show is part of seven co-located events that feature 1,000 suppliers of materials, equipment, systems, and services used in production design and development. Read More

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The Best Advice Anyone Ever Gave Me as a Young Engineer

June 20, 2013

engineering This article is courtesy of Engineering.com: Regardless of your age or experience level as an engineer, I bet that you can think of one or two pieces of advice that were instrumental in your engineering career development. I certainly can, and I would like to share them with you in this post. Read More

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Are Rare Earth Metals a National Security Issue?

June 20, 2013

Currently there is a legislative proposal before the Armed Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives to encourage the U.S. Department of Defense to buy up volumes of strategic rare earth elements. According to Canadian rare earth minerals producer Ucore Rare Metals, the legislation calls for the U.S. government to spend $41 million to stockpile six critical metals, including dysprosium and yttrium. Read More

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VIDEO: Interview with Innovation Expert Jim Carroll at Atlantic Design and Manufacturing 2013

June 20, 2013

ThomasNet News was live on location at the Atlantic Design and Manufacturing show in Philadelphia. The show is part of seven co-located events that feature 1,000 suppliers of materials, equipment, systems, and services used in product design and development in major horizontal markets. Read More