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SonicMfg passes a successful ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003 certification audit
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Sonic Manufacturing Technologies is pleased to announce to our customer base that we have passed a successful ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003 audit. This produces several benefits both for the customer and for Sonic Manufacturing Technologies: Customer requirements are being met. Ensuring the company is performing to high quality standards is one of the biggest advantages in ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003 certification. Sonic Manufacturing Technologies embraces the concept of quality through cons…
Revisiting The U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance
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More than two years have passed since we introduced our U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance theme. At that time, we detailed initial signs of a pick-up in domestic manufacturing driven by both a return of formerly outsourced production and an expansion in goods for export. This trend was being driven by a number of factors, although headwinds to a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing also more
Why U.S. Manufacturing Is Poised for a Comeback (Maybe)
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Manufacturing in the U.S. is starting to make a comeback, and is poised for even bigger gains in the years ahead. That, at least, is the way the optimists see it. Driven partly by more competitive labor and energy costs and companies’ desire to produce goods closer to their customers, the number of factory jobs has started to rise after plunging for decades, edging up by about 600,000 over the past four years to more than 12 million. Some U.S. companies are bringing jobs back home, and foreig…
Seeking a Less Crowded Field, MBAs Find Success in Manufacturing
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If newly-minted MBAs want a good shot at quick employment and salary jumps, they may want to turn their aspirations toward factory floors and away from trading floors. A survey of more than 3,000 graduate business students around the world, released Wednesday by the Graduate Management Admission Council, shows that grads seeking jobs in the manufacturing and healthcare industries were most likely to get early offers this spring. While the healthcare business boom is well-documented, the growi…
How An Old Analysis Technique Could Strengthen The U.S. Manufacturing Revival
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U.S. manufacturing is at a major turning point. The quality and cost battles we waged to counter 1980s “Japan Inc.” are mostly behind us. The China offshoring paradigm is “equalizing” itself out: they are finding that success has its own inevitable costs. To continue readying this article, please click here. Tags:Domestic Manufacturing, Offshoring