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Delta Air Lines officially opened its new Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Facility in the Global Innovation Center in Tech Square on July 19. “We’re really excited about the partnership with Delta,” said Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson. “This facility is a little different. Our students, faculty, staff and researchers will be able to develop products, […]
Boeing and Georgia Institute of Technology announced the opening of a new advanced development research center designed to solve some of the toughest technical challenges in manufacturing. The Boeing Manufacturing Development Center, located in Georgia’s Tech new 19,000-square foot Delta Advanced Manufacturing Pilot Facility, will give company researchers and Georgia Tech engineering students the opportunity […]
Background I’m Darren Green, owner of The Old Wood Company in Asheville, NC. In 2007, I opened our doors with a vision to develop a company that could compete in the marketplace and also be immune to the onslaught of low-cost Asian imports. I wanted to give people options, suggestions, and one-of-a-kind products tailor-made for their […]
Samsung will open a $380 million appliance factory in South Carolina, creating 954 advanced manufacturing jobs by 2020. “Samsung’s investment is great news for South Carolina and the United States, and it is a direct reflection of the fact that America is becoming an even stronger destination for global businesses looking to grow,” said United […]
Amidst many challenges U.S manufacturers currently face – skills gap, regulatory compliance, cost reduction, foreign competition- are organizations that promise to increase the competitiveness and vitality of manufacturing firms. Every organization has a different business model and unique culture. In some, principals are focused on a ‘boardroom to shop-floor’ approach; in others supply chain management. […]