New Affordable 3D Printers


3D printers now cost less than a laptop – New affordable 3D Printers introduced this past April at the Inside 3D Printing Conference & Expo in New York City are now available for less than USD $1,000. What exactly is 3D printing? It’s a process in which a printer builds layers of material to form […]

3D Printing – A Revolutionary Technology


On April 25, 2013 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) hosted a debate on what many call miracle technology: 3D printing. Participating experts attempted to demystify this much-talked-about but little understood technology. According to a new finding by Lux Research, the current 3D market is poised to swell to $8.4 billion from $777 million in […]

Chinese Manufacturing Outlook for 2013


With such a sharp drop in the momentum of the Chinese economy in the third and fourth quarters of 2012 many people were concerned about the future of Chinese manufacturing. As we approach the middle of the first quarter of 2013, the outlook is positive. There are a number of reasons that confidence is high, […]

Manufacturing Growing in Developing Countries


The key players in foreign manufacturing are widely known to be China, India, and Brazil. What may not be as well known is that there are several other developing countries like Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore that are also emerging as world players in global manufacturing. All of these countries are ranking within the Top […]

India Working as a Global Manufacturing Hub


For the past decade, China has been the undisputed leader in global manufacturing. China has been able to secure this leading position by consistently keeping costs low as a result of inexpensive labor. However, there is a new challenger on the horizon: India, the world’s second most populous country.     India’s Current Position Current […]