Agile Manufacturing to Consolidate Around the 3 D Platform Providers

Agile Manufacturing to Consolidate Around the 3 D Platform Providers

3-D printers (“Additive manufacturing”) in the United States are already producing one-third the volume of industrial automation and robotic sales. Some projections have that figure… Read More ›

Re-shoring, On-shoring, and Near-shoring: what is the difference?

Re-shoring, On-shoring, and Near-shoring: what is the difference?

The political backlash against globalization in the USA has focused the discussion on bringing back United States industries that have fled (expanded) to service foreign… Read More ›

What Corporate Tax Rate Cuts Could Portend …..If Anything?

What Corporate Tax Rate Cuts Could Portend …..If Anything?

Despite the Russians in the woodpile, there is a chance that a corporate tax cut could take place within the next year or two. While… Read More ›

Supply Chain Adaptability: Is it Impossibly Difficult?

Supply Chain Adaptability: Is it Impossibly Difficult?

No. Your organization’s supply chain is adapting indirectly in real-time, even if you’re not actively participating in the process, because some or all of your… Read More ›

Complexity, Social Breakdown and the Fermi Paradox

Complexity, Social Breakdown and the Fermi Paradox

This is not a dystopian article meant to ruin your day. The purpose is just to provide some perspective on the growing surreal social-political morass… Read More ›