USTR nominee Katherine Tai told senators the U.S. has to acknowledge a global marketplace problem with its steel and aluminum industries.
The president also urged Congress to fund $37 billion in manufacturing incentives for chipmakers.
Part 2 in a series of articles about the need to re-evaluate manufacturing culture and unleash the industry's human potential and value.
Stanley Black & Decker in partnership with Techstars recently announced the first class accelerator focused on AI in advanced manufacturing.
Whether it is donating supplies, providing funds to relief efforts, or in this case helping employees, and communities get through the COVID-19 crisis, manufacturers always step up to the plate.
Expectations are high for manufacturers in the Industry 4.0 age, and the race is on to gain a competitive advantage through digitization and innovation. The winners will be those who can make their operations smarter, more efficient, and less wasteful.