NPR Story Contrasts “Old” and “New” Manfuacturing

The Media is finally starting to understand not only the important role manufacturing plays in our economy, but also its high tech, high skill nature. In this article from NPR’s Morning Edition, Correspondent Adam Davidson visits Greenville South Carolina to discuss manufacturing’s past and future. Mr. Davidson was a guest at a Council of Industry Directors meeting in November of 2010 where we discussed this very thing. For manfuacturing to grow and lead our nation into economic prosperity we need to change the public perception of the sector from “Dumb, Dirty, Dangerous and Disappearing” to “Smart, Sustainable,Safe and Surging.”

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http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=145038754&m=145086472

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