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AeroDef Manufacturing 2017
During the four-day event, AeroDef will
provide attendees with numerous solutions-driven programs. Page 21

AHR Expo 2017
Things are looking good for the HVACR market as the sector's manufacturers head to the
2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas. Page 22

Last Page
Matric Group's engineers and staff have
made the company a go-to manufacturer of
electronic components. Page 136

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Sections >
Special Section:
Additive Manufacturing
The aerospace industry has found numerous
ways to incorporate additive manufacturing
and 3-D printed products into its innovative
developments. Page 32

Midwest
A Michigan organization has had much success in helping military veterans transition
to the civilian workforce and into the field of
manufacturing. Page 50

South
On The Cover >
ZCL Composites Specializing in double-walled FRP underground
fuel tanks, ZCL's products are designed to safely handle and contain
hazardous materials. PAGE 24

Columns >
Washington
The EPA signs off on a final rule to revise
the RCRA hazardous waste import/export
requirements. Page 8

Operations
Alongside the growth of 3-D printing technologies, manufacturers must start thinking
about what this shift means for their location
strategies. Page 11

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One packaging manufacturer recognizes its
employees and their children who demonstrate leadership in sustainability around
their communities. Page 100

Profitability

Northeast

There are eight factors that impact international project finance. Understanding them
will help companies to grow and prosper.
Page 14

To highlight Pennsylvania's quality job market, a government representative has been
touring the state, visiting numerous facilities. Page 114

Employees

West

Augmented reality systems can transform online and offline training of manufacturing employees to help companies get closer to their
efficiency, quality, speed and safety goals.
Page 18

The IEEE Computer Society offers a comprehensive forecast for trends in technology for 2017, in areas such as industrial IoT,
self-driving cars and cognitive computing.
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