Manufacturing: Bringing Sexy Back!

dreamstime_xs_59929815Is manufacturing sexy? Was it ever? Can we make it appeal to young Americans?  It is sexy and exciting in other countries such as Germany, so why not the US? These are questions haunting business leaders today. 

I am a Material Science Engineer and when I was in college there were a few paths I could take – Research, Design, Manufacturing or Sales.  I had done several internships in Research and although the work was interesting, I didn’t like working independently in a lab.  Design was really not an option for me – again it is independent work, so that l