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Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona
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Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona

The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs.
Benjamin Kabin
In Nanotech's Small World, Big Opportunities Abound
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In Nanotech's Small World, Big Opportunities Abound

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

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

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels
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Maker's Row Attracts New Investment From Prominent Angels

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

The online retailing giant has partnered with MakerBot and other startups to start a service for selling custom-created merchandise.
Katherine Gray
Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help
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Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help

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.
Catherine Clifford
When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical
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When Manufacturing in China, Face Time Can Be Critical

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

What retailers can learn from this innovative men's underwear company.
Jennifer Wang
U.S. Entrepreneur Held Hostage By His Own Employees in China
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U.S. Entrepreneur Held Hostage By His Own Employees in China

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.
Catherine Clifford
3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million
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3-D Printing Startup MakerBot Acquired for $403 Million

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

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.
Jenna Schnuer
10 Cool American-Made Products
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10 Cool American-Made Products

See some of the innovative products that are made in the U.S.
Heesun Wee