President Obama Announces Two New Manufacturing Hubs

If there were one thing you could do to create to kickstart the ongoing education and construction of manufacturing–how it works or how helpful it is to society–what would you create? Where would you create it? For President Obama, the answer to that question is a series of manufacturing institutes. In 2013, President Obama announced […]

Then and Now: Auto Manufacturing in the ’50s vs. Today

This past weekend, in a small town called Pierce, Nebraska, something amazing happened: thousands of people flocked to a car auction where hundreds and hundreds of cars were sold. That may not sound unusual, until you realize that many over the cars were several dozen years old, many of them with less than 25 miles […]

A Behind the Scenes Look at Manufacturing a Viper (and a Tesla Model S)

In our “10 Great Products that are Made in the U.S.A.” post, we mentioned a huge industry in the manufacturing world–automaking. And even though we’ve talked about Kawasaki, a powersports manufacturer with a factory right here in Nebraska, what we’re talking about today may very well be the coolest thing we’ve talked about yet. Meet […]