INTERMAT, a major international trade show that occurs in Paris, France, showcases equipment and various techniques utilized in international building and civil engineering projects. This year’s event is taking place from April 20-25 and will include a whopping 1,350 exhibitors from around the world with an expected attendance of over 200,000 visitors.

One of the featured exhibitors at this year’s show will be Shaw Development, a company that specializes in the design, development, and manufacturing of custom fluid management solutions for heavy duty vehicles and machinery. Continue reading “INTERMAT Trade Show”

Report: High-Tech Innovation Leads U.S. Manufacturing Surge

The secret to the recent success in U.S. manufacturing can be traced back to the adaptability of American companies to leverage the latest in cutting-edge technology. According to a new report from ThomasNet, new technology is permeating every aspect of manufacturing, “from design engineering to the factory floor, and from sales and marketing to business operations,” all in an effort to achieve strategic business advantages in the global marketplace.

In its annual Industry Market Barometer poll (see “Technology Transforms Manufacturing Into a Hotbed of Innovation”), the ThomasNet researchers concluded that high-tech retooling “is also powering up America’s manufacturing sector as an engine for wealth creation.” The report notes that manufacturing accounted for about $1.9 trillion, or about 12 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, in 2012.
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