Manufacturing Workforce Issue: Boomers Leaving, Millennials Uninterested

October 5, 2018 was Manufacturing Day — a day started by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) to inspire the younger generation to pursue careers in manufacturing. During this day, 3,000 manufacturers opened their facilities to students of all school ages. These Manufacturing Day “open houses” are conducted in hopes of addressing the upcoming workforce… Read more »

Bringing Manufacturing To California

Manufacturing is an important step in an engineering production process. Over the previous decades, companies have outsourced their manufacturing needs to other countries to cut costs and fulfill mass volume orders.  In the turn of the millennium, however, there was a new trend where manufacturing companies are moving their production facilities to the United States…. Read more »

SoloPoint Solutions Visits General Foundry

Manufacturing is “where the rubber meets the road”. No better place to witness that than a tour at the General Foundry in San Leandro, CA. It was an opportunity for the SoloPoint crew to witness how designs are made into parts – in this case sand casting – and right here in Silicon Valley. General… Read more »