Industry Market Trends

Friday Focus: Inside the Top 3 Drivers of Manufacturing Competitiveness

July 26, 2013

Senior leaders and chief executive officers of manufacturing companies report that the competitive landscape for manufacturing is shifting. Although the U.S. currently ranks third among top competitive nations for manufacturing, projections indicate that the nation will slip to the fifth spot in the next five years, according to the 2013 Global Manufacturing Competitive Index. Read More

Industry Market Trends

From Engineering.com: Million-Year Data Storage

July 26, 2013

In this week's episode of This Week in Engineering, hosts Dan Hedges and Vince Penman talk about the Mars rover 2020, synthetic spider silk, an autonomous carrier landing, how to extract fuel from shipwrecks, million-year data storage technology, and a human-powered helicopter. Read More