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Aug 11

Why Are Manufacturers Increasingly Relocating To Mexico?

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Mexico has become a major manufacturing hub for a variety of goods, most notably autos and appliances. Companies have set up factories at a considerable rate. While low labor rates, worker productivity, and favorable trade circumstances have all contributed to Mexico’s appeal as a manufacturing location, there’s a major factor that may mean some serious […]

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Jul 20

What Could Change LA’s Manufacturing Dominance?

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When we think of manufacturing, we often think of cars rolling off assembly lines in the Midwest or medical devices being designed and developed in urban factories. We may be less inclined to think of California sunshine and the Hollywood sign but maybe we should. That’s because Los Angeles is currently home to the most […]

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Jul 06

What If Building Materials Could Respond To Rain?

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There are lots of materials that a resistant to the elements. Metals like stainless steel and titanium can help make a structure more resistant to corrosion brought on by moisture. But what if there was a way to use materials that actually perform a function in response to rain like an automatic awning or patio […]

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Jun 29

Why Is Copper Theft Heating Up With The Summer?

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Copper theft becomes a bigger problem in the summer, but do you know why? Copper is an incredibly useful and valuable material, as a result, it’s found in a number of applications that surround us everyday, and it’s also a popular target for thieves.  An individual copper theft can amount to thousands of dollars in […]

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Jun 17

Are We Entering A New Age Of Nuclear Power In The U.S.?

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Dozens of American companies are placing substantial bets on a new age of advanced nuclear power generation in North America. Sparked by interest in curbing carbon emission and providing low cost alternatives to fracking and encouraged by new innovations in nuclear fusion, more than 40 private companies have invested millions in advanced nuclear reactors that […]

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