Manufacturing

President Biden announced a billion-dollar plan to beef up competition in the meat processing industry this week to reduce price increases for meat. Inflation affects all sectors of the economy.
Manufacturing
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March 17, 2022
Watch ITIF and an expert panel featuring key policymakers and leading analysts who discussed how to bring House and Senate versions of competitiveness legislation across the finish line in a form that will be a winner for U.S. workers and the economy.
February 7, 2022
From 2000 to 2016 new robot adoption grew by roughly 70 percent in North America and Europe, whereas it grew more than 300 percent in the rest of the world.
January 20, 2022
Now is the time to launch a new Manufacturing USA institute to support manufacturing research and manufacturing at scale in low Earth orbit (LEO), and build the space workforce of the future
January 11, 2022
ITIF hosted a discussion of what a robust national strategic-industry policy should—and should not—entail.
January 4, 2022
President Biden announced a billion-dollar plan to beef up competition in the meat processing industry this week to reduce price increases for meat. Inflation affects all sectors of the economy.
December 14, 2021
ITIF hosted a discussion assessing China’s first 20 years in the WTO and exploring what policy measures like-minded nations can pursue in response to this pattern of deceit and dysfunction between China and the global trading system.
November 15, 2021
In these comments, ITIF offers high-level and granular recommendations on how to formulate a strategic plan for advanced manufacturing, including emerging areas of science and technology to focus on, R&D priorities, public-private and regional partnerships, tech transfer, workforce skills, the manufacturing supply chain and industrial base, and useful models to expand.
October 4, 2021
It’s time for Washington to take U.S. manufacturing decline, especially in advanced sectors, more seriously.
August 9, 2021
Rob sat down with Dave Vasko, director of advanced technology at Rockwell Automation, to discuss the latest trends in industrial automation—including innovations powered by artificial intelligence and virtual reality—and to consider how policymakers can spur manufacturing productivity and ensure the United States is globally competitive.
July 12, 2021
The U.S. economy has been in a productivity depression for more than a decade, suffering from a historically unprecedented slowdown in labor productivity growth.

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