Twenty five years ago, Americans watched as Japan became a formidable economic rival. As the U.S. saw its trade surpluses shrink and trade deficits grow, millions of high-skill, high-wage manufacturing jobs were lost. The pain was especially acute across the “Rust Belt”, a swath of states ranging from the northeastern U.S. to the Midwest. By the end of the 1980s, stopping the decline in U.S. manufacturing was more than just a matter of trade policy. In response, the MEP system was born.
January 6, 2014
Cuomo Announces Plan to Provide More Than $2 Billion in Tax Relief to New York’s Families and Businesses
Governor’s Press Office Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced details of a more than $2 billion tax relief proposal designed to increase economic opportunity and
Albany Business Review Over the next two years, GlobalFoundries Inc. will invest between $9 billion to $10 billion in its computer-chip factory complex in New York’s Capital
New York’s very own Industrial Robotics guru, John Wen, was honored recently by IEEE’s Control Systems Society. He won the 2013 Transition to Practice award,
NIST working on prototype for Sustainability in a variety of industries.
Manufacturers who are inclined to be engaging in sustainability, rejoice! A source to help navigate the dynamic and complex minefield of regulatory, voluntary, and performance aspects of sustainability is making great progress!
NIST, the National Institute for Standards and Technology, part of the Department of Commerce and parent of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, (MEP) (our benefactor at FuzeHub and the NYSTAR Regional Technology Development Centers (RTDC’s) has been hard at work to create a systematic means to adopt and implement sustainability in US Industries, particularly manufacturing.