What is advanced manufacturing? (Click to see more)

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Some, if not many, parents and students still imagine manufacturing jobs as assembly line work. With advances in technology including cheap computing power and the internet, manufacturing has changed by compressing timelines for product development and compressing distances between resources and markets. The following two articles look at these trends as they compare traditional manufacturing and advanced manufacturing.

Traditional Industrial vs. Advanced Manufacturing—Is There a Difference Anymore?

Understanding Advanced Manufacturing