IMTS 2014 Show Preview
This year's show will highlight all of the latest advances in machine tool
Silicon Valley Will Continue to Rule High Tech
Silicon Valley, especially its San Francisco wing, is richer and more powe
Why Don't Manufacturers Train Anymore?
Yesterday my colleague, Matthew Philips, raised an interesting question about
California Senate Introduces Incentives for Tesla
Two state lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation backed by Gov. Jerry Br
US Dept Commerce Announces Winners: $1.3B Economic Dev't for Manufacturing
Administration Announces US Manufact
Google Unveils Driverless Car
Unveiling a car with a top speed of 25mph, two seats and no pedals or stee
New Study: Skills Shortage Risks 11% EBITDA for US Manufacturers
U.S. manufacturers may be losing up to 11 percent annually* of their earnings
Icon Aircraft to Open Facility - Takes 140,000 s.f. Vacaville Location
VACAVILLE — ICON Aircraft founder and CEO Kirk Hawkins on Wednesday said
Time to Rebuild the US Supply Chain: 5% to Come Home
According to the results of the
Digital Marketing Budgets Will Increase By 10 Percent in 2014
The survey found that, on average, companies spent 10.7 percent of their annu
Conflict Minerals Rule Controversy - Wall Street Journal Reports
Two Republicans on the
US and Mexico
A new ranking of the competitiveness of the world's top 25 exporting count
California Dept Toxic Substances Announces Proposed Regulations
Manufacturers, distributors and retailers of these priority products will
Internet of Things will Disrupt the Supply Chain - Are You Ready?
We've been following the Internet-enabling of business processes for years, e
TAX INCENTIVE - Governor announces
The California Competes Tax Credit
Fab Equipment Spending to Increase 20-30 Percent in 2014
March 5, 2014 — The release today of the SEMI World Fab Forecast update rev
TED Conference talk about managing in an ever complex world. One of the best!
Tesla Plans $5B Solar Powered Giga-Factory for Lithium Batteries
PALO ALTO -- Tesla Motors on Wednesday announced an audacious plan to buil
Ford Moves F-560-750 Truck Production from Mexico to Ohio Assembly Plant
Ford Motor Co. next Friday plans to announce more details of its manufacturin
US DOT Says Car-toCar (V2V) Communications OK
In its announcement Monday, the US Dept. of Transportation
Semiconductor Industry - Trouble in 2014?
More than half of the global semiconductor industry's publicly listed comp
IMG Precision - Growth in Asia, Growth in US
"Manufacturing is global," says Dick Herman, president of 101MFG, a consul
Tessera to Cease DigitalOptics Manufacturing
SAN JOSE -- Tessera Technologies said Thursday that it will end its r
3D Print / Additive Manufacturing Crosses 'Real' Production Threshold
3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing are hyped constantly in the p
Bill George Interview
McKinsey video interview with Bill George, former Medtronic CEO and now Harva
Vaclav Smil - A Must Read for Policy Makers
Author Vaclav Smil writes about the decline of US manufacturing - and why it'
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09/16/2014 - 16 Sep: Automation Seminar (Selway Tool & NTMA)
09/25/2014 - Breakthrough Quality Control: Webinar
In 30-Minutes you'll learn about a revolution in software fo
10/06/2014 - Oct 6-9 IPC-A-610 Certification
IPC-A-610, The Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies is the
10/14/2014 - Oct 14: California & US Mfg Legislation UPDATE
10/20/2014 - Oct 20-24 IPC-7711/21 Certification
This program teaches industry-approved techniques on through
10/22/2014 - NTMA Fall Conference
Details at the web Link below.
11/13/2014 - 101 MFG Annual Dinner
Recent Openings / Jobs
California Tooling and Machining Apprenticeship Assoc.
Machinist Apprentice Instructor - Northbay or Sacramento
JDSU Optical Products Packaging (Contract Position)
JDSU Supplier Quality Engineer
Datum Technologies Inc.
LEMO USA, Inc.
Quality Assurance Administrator
Loring SmartRoast Inc.
Materials & Supply Chain Manager
Price Pump Co.
Full-Time Assembly Position. Full Benefits. Start Immediatel
Datum Technologies Inc.
QA Inspector (full time)
101MFG Value Drivers
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Open the Doorway - to Profit and Growth
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Finding Great Talent - and Building Our Future Workforce
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From Cradle to ... Succession?
Face it. At some point, enough will be enough. Will your business survive and prosper after your time is done? Will your employees and key contributors be ready to fill those shoes? You've got to have a plan, and that starts today!
Load the Deck - in California's Favor
Our economy - and our competitive future as Californians depends upon the more than 25,000 primary metals, advanced materials, job shops, specialty fabricators and assembly shops that build what California designs. It's a good time to re-educate California politicians about who creates real wealth and prosperity.
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