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Which car companies are the most American

Can you name which car companies or brands are the most American made ? As the Trump administration reviews changes to NAFTA and other economic policies, the industry has already started to update their investment and manufacturing plans. Companies like Ford, GM and FCA have announced jobs coming back to the US.  Ford has backing away from investing $1.6 billion in a new Mexican assembly plant, however continuing their plans to expand transmission and engine factories in Mexico.

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Need a clean surface fast then use lasers

Laser cleaning operates by ablating a specific layer of material or substrate is uncovered through the removal of undesired layers or incoherent particle distributions. Laser cleaning process now has found a wide variety of uses ranging from Aerospace, Automotive, composite manufacturing, Medical and Pharmaceutical, etc. industries

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Additive manufacturing may disrupt these industries 

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing continues to evolve rapidly. From its humble beginnings as a solution for rapid prototyping now the industry is on the verge of challenging a wide variety of industries.

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Trade and manufacturing to drive global growth

The World Bank continues to maintain its forecast that global growth will improve to 2.7 percent this year, citing a pickup in manufacturing and trade, improved market confidence and a recovery in commodity prices.

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Maximize profitability-Credits and Rebates

Business leaders can significantly improve the ROI on the R&D, and Operations capital by strategically approaching all available federal & state tax credits and rebate program. Research & Development Tax Credits and Commercial & Industrial Energy Conservation Rebates are two such examples. Read on to gain insights into profitability improvement opportunities these credits & rebates offer.