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7 Elements for Mastering Online Manufacturing
Apr 8 2013 - 10:16am
  1. Upload Your Design MFG.com is the only marketplace that enables custom part buyers to quickly upload part files and request quotes from multiple manufacturing suppliers at once. ...

MFGWatch Survey: Manufacturers are Worried
Apr 2 2013 - 2:59pm
"While U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about 2013 growth, they are even more concerned about intellectual property theft, tax increases and rising oil prices this year,” says Mitch Free, CEO, MFG....

High Tech Manufacturing Knowledge Should be Protected Like Fort Knox
Mar 26 2013 - 11:13am
Low skill manufacturing jobs are not coming back to the United States. We just can’t compete with low cost countries when it comes to labor costs.  However, the technology and innovation we are...

3D Printing Doesn't Live Up To The Hype Yet
Mar 12 2013 - 9:30am
Say you lose the back of your TV remote. You have turned your house upside-down looking for the piece that holds the batteries in, but without any other choice, you surrender and secure a piece of...

Top 8 Features for Sourcing Professionals
Mar 11 2013 - 11:39am
1. Supplier Discovery Search Tool Enables you to find qualified suppliers fast and easy.  Simply choose the discipline you are looking for, the geography you would like to search, the...

Manufacturing Forecast - Growth Expected in 2013
Mar 6 2013 - 9:33am
MFG.com released the latest MFGWatch 2013 manufacturing forecast today based on a survey of 8,840 sourcing professionals in North America.  The themes that emerged from the survey paint a picture of...

As Automatic Budget Cuts Loom, The Pilot Light for Our Future is Flickering
Feb 20 2013 - 3:47pm
The March 1st deadline for indiscriminate budget cuts required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 is bearing down on us quickly.  You have probably heard of this referred to as sequestration.   It’s a...

Kimberly-Clark Partners with MFG.com to Streamline their e-Sourcing
Feb 7 2013 - 12:24pm
Kimberly-Clark desired to have a software platform to enable them to connect with their supply chain more efficiently. They leveraged MFG.com's cloud-based e-sourcing and supplier management tool,...

5 Tips for Efficient Injection Molding
Feb 6 2013 - 2:22pm
Creating custom designed parts can be tricky. Add in molten plastic and life really can become difficult.  In talking to engineers and sourcing professionals, we often hear that working with...

Ways to Grow Your CNC Machining Business
Jan 22 2013 - 9:38am
Starting up or growing a machine shop can be extremely challenging and involves making numerous crucial decisions regarding financing, location, choosing the right machines, targeting specific market...

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