Perspective: American manufacturing isn't dead, it's evolving

By Stephan Scholl, president of Infor, for The Hill

Jun 29, 2016

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What could be more American than manufacturing – that solid hum that kept America moving forward for so many years? Manufacturing was practically synonymous with innovation for most of the 20th century. But what about now? We know manufacturing’s legacy in America, and fear the drastic changes that have rocked this sector in recent years. The general feeling is that manufacturing jobs have been shipped overseas, and they’re never coming back.

Well that may be true – but it begs the question, is that a bad thing?

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