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New England's Manufacturing Revolution Demands Multi-State Strategy

April 22, 2015

The rise of advanced manufacturing has opened the door to a resurgence of New England's manufacturing economy, according to a new report from The New England Council and Deloitte Consulting LLC. In Advanced to Advantageous: The Case for New England's Manufacturing Revolution, the authors suggest that the existing network of universities, private manufacturers and government partners give the region a competitive advantage in advanced prototyping, additive manufacturing and the Internet of Things. Leveraging that advantage, however, will require cross-state cooperation to build comprehensive educational pathways, rebrand the local industry and secure an Institute of Manufacturing Innovation. Read the report...