"Outlook Is Bright For US Manufacturing In 2013" PCB Maker Mass Design Says
Regarding the military, Gately says, "In 2010, the US Cyber Command was created to coordinate our cyberspace resources and defend our information security environment. This emphasis on computer defense is unprecedented."
Additionally, "Wind energy has shifted from 'alternate' to mainstream and we're working on next-generation wind turbines," says Gately. Mass Design manufactures multi-layer PCB boards large enough to handle massive amounts of current and power.
"We also serve customers who insist on manufacturing in the US for quicker turnaround, product confidence and environmental and safety standard assurances," says Gately adding, "More broadly, outsourcing is turning around. Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced plans to manufacture one of its Mac lines in the US during an interview with NBC's Brian Williams." See: Huffington Post
December's Atlantic magazine echoes Gately's optimism. In The Insourcing Boom, Charles Fishman reports that GE is adding assembly lines at its Appliance Park in Louisville, KY noting, "U.S. labor productivity has continued its long march upward [and] .... You simply can't save much money chasing wages anymore."SOURCE Mass Design
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