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Patent Office Seeks Nominees for Technology Award

January 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is seeking nominees for the 2012 National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The medal is awarded annually to individuals, teams, companies or divisions of companies for their outstanding contributions to America’s economic, environmental and social well-being.


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U.S. Losing its Lead in Science and Technology, Experts Warn

January 23, 2012

WASHINGTON—The United States remains the global leader in supporting science and technology research and development, but only by a slim margin that could soon be overtaken by rapidly increasing Asian investments in knowledge-intensive economies. So suggests a new report by the National Science Board.


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Capital Spending Report: Spending on Hold

November 18, 2011
Bothered by lingering economic uncertainty, assemblers are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward capital equipment investment next year.
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A World Without Wire?

April 18, 2011
In the near future, energy harvesting and inductive power transfer technology may replace electrical wires, power cords and batteries in a wide variety of applications.
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These Seven Technologies Could Shape the Future of Manufacturing

March 31, 2011
Several new technologies may transform manufacturing, such as graphene, programmable magnets and Super Velcro.
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Wire Processing: The Future of Wire

March 30, 2011
Evolving technology, such as carbon nanotubes, fiber optics and printed electrical systems, may provide the backbone of future electrical distribution systems in cars, trucks, locomotives, aircraft and other vehicles.
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Automotive Assembly: Electronics Drive Demand

March 28, 2011
Today, just about every square inch of a typical automobile is crammed full of electronic components. Microprocessors, sensors, connectors and other increasingly smaller and more robust devices are inside doors, under seats, behind dashboards, inside tires and under hoods.
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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.

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Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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