Astro Machine Works Celebrates National Manufacturing Day

The first Friday of every October is National Manufacturing Day. This year it is celebrated on October 7, with over 1,600 events happening across the U.S. The purpose of the day is to showcase modern manufacturing and to get future generations inspired to enter the many fields that make up manufacturing in the U.S. NMD […]

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Competitiveness in American Manufacturing


Manufacturing creates and produces items on a large scale for a wide variety of industries. For years, there had been a decline in U.S. manufacturing. Today, things are starting to change for the better. It’s estimated that by the year 2020, the U.S. will take the lead spot on the Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI). […]

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Industrial Robotics and the Future of Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies constantly strive to produce higher quality products, while trying to be more productive and sustainable with the help of the latest technological trends. Additive processes such as 3-D printing, flexible electronics engineering, and other innovative technologies will define the next generation of consumer devices. Robots are just one of the many new technologies […]

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The 3D Printing Revolution

These days when you do search engine news search for “printing,” odds are you are going to get a lot of stories about 3D printing. Known officially as additive manufacturing, 3D printing has been around for at least three decades but only recently has it become mainstream. According to Forbes, this once highly guarded manufacturing […]

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