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Hungarian Manufacturing Provides a Recipe for Economic Growth

Posted on May 25th, 2017
Hungary Manufacturing

What do these companies have in common: Suzuki, Bosch, Knorr-Bremse, and Thyssen-Krupp? Aside from being multi-national companies, they all have manufacturing production facilities in Hungary. Although often overlooked as a manufacturing power, Hungary is ideal for manufacturing with its geographical location in the center of Europe, highly skilled workers, excellent infrastructure, low-costs, and most importantly government incentives. With a perfect recipe for investment and trade, Hungary is a key trading partner for Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Romania, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic. Innovative Electronics As we all know, electronics manufacturing and research are some of the key drivers of innovation and economic growth in any country. In recent years, Hungary has become a hub for information security, mobile technology, and related research. Although they are not brands we typically use in the United States, Hungary is the largest producer…

Solutions to On Going Manufacturing Innovation

Posted on January 19th, 2017
manufacturing skills gap

In many ways, the manufacturing industry is experiencing a level of dissatisfaction, resulting in the ongoing need to redefine how technology innovations and trade will continue to change the future of manufacturing, as we know it. Reassessing Needs for the Industry Rather than waiting on the maybe-yes, maybe-no possibilities of campaign promises actually taking root, it’s probably more feasible to know it will be up to American manufacturers to look for ways to increase innovation through relevant training and the support local initiatives to team with schools, businesses and other manufacturers to build the viability of manufacturing today and in the future. Looking to the Past to Move Forward In response, some larger companies such as Siemens are looking to resuscitate the apprenticeship programs of the past in an effort to build a workforce with the technological and digital skills…