Tech advances drive manufacturing investments back to U.S.

By U.S. News & World Report

Oct 27, 2017

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Manufacturing at long last is enjoying a revitalization in the U.S. as companies from around the world invest in the country's operations – a key development in President Donald Trump's quest to make America great again.

But presidential policies may not be the primary driver of the manufacturing shift back to the U.S. – and an industrial return isn't expected to create nearly the same number of jobs that factory floors maintained in decades past.

It appears to be technological innovations, rather than policies or an availability of labor, driving the manufacturing renaissance.

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