Video: PBS Explores the New Face of U.S. Manufacturing
When PBS Host Yul Kwon set out to investigate the State of American Manufacturing he expected a tale of decline. To his surprise he discovered that manufacturing is undergoing a remarkable transformation. While many believe that manufacturing has left for China, this program shows that American Manufacturing is alive and well driven by relentless innovation rejuvenated by digital networks, lean practices, and robotics.
Companies making products from computer chips to guitars are highlighted. This program explains how hyper efficiency has changed the appearance of manufacturing and what that means for the future. This is a great primer for people who wonder why we are so excited about the present and future of manufacturing.