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Celebrating Manufacturing Technology


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Semiconductor Manufacturing: Boom Busts, and Globalization

    To prosper in the global marketplace, semiconductor companies are developing new business models. The semiconductor industry presents something of a conundrum to the outside observer. Products based on amazing technologies are developed in huge, sophisticated, very expensive facilities. ... Read More

    Author: Alfonso Velosa

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    Release date: Spring 2005

    Volume: 35

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Post-Cold War Policy and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base

    The author traces the evolution of defense industrial and technology policies since the end of the Cold War. Technology development in the United States has historically been closely related to defense industrial policies. At times, new defense-related technologies led to the development ... Read More

    Author: Kenneth Flamm

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    Release date: Spring 2005

    Volume: 35

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    The future of the manufacturing sector in the United States is much in the news these days. Major stories in almost every news outlet are focused on trade, American jobs, and the loss of the U.S. manufacturing and industrial base. More specific discussions are focused on the offshoring, or ... Read More

    Author: Toni Marechaux

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    Release date: Spring 2005

    Volume: 35

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Digital People in Manufacturing: Making Them and Using Them

    The number of "digital people" (artificial beings and partly artificial beings) is increasing rapidly. Robots have played an increasingly prominent role in manufacturing for the past 50 years, and about a million industrial units are in use today worldwide. In a parallel ... Read More

    Author: Sidney Perkowitz

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    Release date: Spring 2005

    Volume: 35

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Transformation of Manufacturing in the 21st Century

    The new industrial revolution will enable people to live where they like and produce what they need locally. Manufacturing has been defined as the human transformation of materials from one form to another, more valuable form. The transformation can be geometric or compositional, or both. ... Read More

    Author: Lawrence J. Rhoades

    Celebrating Manufacturing Technology

    Release date: Spring 2005

    Volume: 35

    Number: 1