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Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?
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Some say the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you.
April 15, 2014 in Business News
From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

From Relic to Beacon: Brooklyn Navy Yard Gets New Life as Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Hub

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Thanks to a collaboration of public and private resources, one of the old 84,000-square-foot warehouses flanking the East River in New York City is being renovated and transformed.
March 3, 2014 in The 'Treps
Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves

Why Licensing is the Best Way to Get Your Product on Store Shelves

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Finding a company to manufacture and market your wares can be a shortcut into major retailers.
December 30, 2013 in Distribution and Licensing
Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free

Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free

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The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone.
December 18, 2013 in News and Trends
5 Tips for Creating a Prototype

5 Tips for Creating a Prototype

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A prototype is often the only way to know if your idea will fly, and if your startup is ready to launch.
November 24, 2013 in Startup Basics
3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

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Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.
November 22, 2013 in Startup Basics
Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love

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A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing.
November 14, 2013 in Profiles
Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

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The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs.
November 5, 2013 in News and Trends
Video: In Nanotech's Small World, Big Opportunities AboundPlay Video

In Nanotech's Small World, Big Opportunities Abound (Video)

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The experts at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering talk about the burgeoning field of nanotechnology.
September 30, 2013 in News and Trends
Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement

Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement

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Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation.
August 26, 2013 in Innovation
MakerBot Unveils a Desktop 3-D Scanner for $1,400

MakerBot Unveils a Desktop 3-D Scanner for $1,400

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The Brooklyn-based additive manufacturing company says that it is accepting pre-orders for its MakerBot Digitizer, which will begin shipping in October.
August 22, 2013 in News and Trends
Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

Need a Prototype? 3-D Printers Coming to UPS Stores

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The shipping giant has made 3-D printing available in a San Diego franchise and will extend the offering to five other cities across the U.S. in the next two months as part of a pilot program.
August 2, 2013 in Office Tech
Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels

Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels

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The New York-based startup that focuses on reviving American manufacturers raises $1 million.
July 19, 2013 in Success Stories
Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

Why eBay's 'Exact' Project Isn't the 3-D Printing Solution for the Masses -- So Far, Anyway

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The online retailing giant has partnered with MakerBot and other startups to start a service for selling custom-created merchandise.
July 16, 2013 in News and Trends
Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help

Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help

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A report from market-research firm IBIS World delves into the segments of the economy most likely to be affected by laws out of Washington, D.C., in coming years.
July 12, 2013 in Business Ideas
When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

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In this case study, costume company Revolution Dancewear put in the miles to improve its relationship with its Chinese manufacturers.
July 3, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Flint and Tinder: A Case Study in American-Made Underwear

Flint and Tinder: A Case Study in American-Made Underwear

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What retailers can learn from this innovative men's underwear company.
June 26, 2013 in Innovation
U.S. Entrepreneur Held Hostage By His Own Employees in China

U.S. Entrepreneur Held Hostage By His Own Employees in China

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An executive of a disposable medical-supply manufacturer is being held in his office outside of Beijing by his own employees, according to news reports.
June 25, 2013 in Human Resources
3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million

3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million

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In the all-stock deal, MakerBot is positioning to help 3-D printing 'lead the next industrial revolution.'
June 20, 2013 in News and Trends
Maker's Row Ushers in a New Wave of U.S. Manufacturing

Maker's Row Ushers in a New Wave of U.S. Manufacturing

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A tech startup helps burgeoning designers connect with U.S. manufacturers -- and paves the way for a small-business boom that's made in the USA.
June 17, 2013 in Business Ideas
10 Cool American-Made Products

10 Cool American-Made Products

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See some of the innovative products that are made in the U.S.
June 11, 2013 in Success Stories
The Company Leading the Future of Farming

The Company Leading the Future of Farming

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Modern Meadow aims to combine 3-D printing and tissue engineering to meet the world's demand for beef and leather.
May 23, 2013 in News and Trends
MakerBot's 3-D Printers Lead the Hardware Revolution

MakerBot's 3-D Printers Lead the Hardware Revolution

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Smaller, less expensive 3-D printers are unlocking the ability for more people to be part of the maker movement.
May 22, 2013 in Office Tech

Obama Offers $200 Million Prize to Build 3 Manufacturing Innovation Hubs

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The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness.
May 9, 2013 in Inventing
How a Small Distillery is Rethinking Manufacturing

How a Small Distillery is Rethinking Manufacturing

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Industry City Distillery's small-scale vodka starts with a well-designed manufacturing process.
March 28, 2013 in Branding

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