4 Ways to Improve the State of American Manufacturing

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vamsikrish123   4/28/2016 9:09:48 AM

awsome post , excellent points thanks  for sharing


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4 Ways to Improve (Encourage) Manufacturing in the USA
tsmiley   4/5/2016 12:06:42 PM

Ron Keith's ideas are solid. Perhaps if our leaders and wantabe leaders can embrace some of the ideas in this article, we can begin to close the gap and some of us can actually bring it home.

The cost disparity, however, is so great that simply filling jobs and reducing tax burdens cannot move the needle all that much. The average small manufacturer of electronics has less of a tax problem than a fundamental cost problem and therefore, if to compete, has no choice but to find a reliable Asia manufacturing partner. I know, we tried for 8 years to make it work.

My experience tells me that while we need the ideas put forth, the only thing that will make fundamental change is some disruptive shift in technology, process capability, or geo-politics.  Until then the containers will roll in.


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