The use of robotics will increase productivity and has the potential to bring more manufacturing production work back to developed countries. As productivity increases, labor is likely to receive a significant share of the benefits.
April 28, 2016
ITIF Vice President of Global Innovation Policy presented at the 2016 NACFAM Annual Conference about how the landscape for U.S. manufacturing policy will look in 2017 under several scenarios.
April 20, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: U.S. Manufacturing Holding Steady at One Production Worker For Every Non-production Worker
U.S. manufacturing has employed one production worker for every non-production worker since 2002, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 11, 2016
Today's trade debate focuses on isolationism vs. laissez-faire policies, which prevents nuanced discussion of how best to support U.S. manufacturing, says Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
April 7, 2016
University Startups Conference Showcases Latest ITIF Tech Transfer and Commercialization Policy Proposals
ITIF presents its latest technology transfer and commercialization policy recommendations at a University Startups Conference.
February 10, 2016
The Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act strengthens U.S. manufacturing at community levels, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
January 21, 2016
How Germany and the United States Are Racing to Build the Factory of the Future with the Internet of Things
From sensor-laden assembly lines that reduce downtime and improve quality control to factory floors networked to automatically respond to environmental conditions in real time, the Internet of Thin
October 23, 2015
Contrary to popular belief, consumers are spending more of their income on manufactured goods, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
October 8, 2015
Despite 60 straight months of U.S. job growth, recent job reports have been lackluster, particularly for manufacturing, writes Adams Nager in IndustryWeek.
October 2, 2015
On this National Manufacturing Day, policymakers can and should be doing much more to stimulate the growth and competitiveness of America's manufacturing economy, write Stephen Ezell and Adams Nager in The Hill.
August 28, 2015
ICT investment is shown to help keep manufacturing jobs from being offshored, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.