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Christina Fattore
Harley-Davidson was one of President Trump’s favorite companies less than six months ago. Now it’s the latest business to feel his wrath. That’s because on June 25, 2018, Harley-Davidson announced...
    Trade wars have an interesting way of revealing cultural stereotypes. Countries often propose tariffs not on the most valuable items in their trading relationships—since that would be painful to them as well—but rather on products iconic of national character. A good example of this came in the...
    Whoever coined the phrase “it’s a small world” clearly doesn’t work in supply chain management. The earth maintains a relatively constant size of roughly 196,900,000 square miles of surface area, but in the last decade or so, the scope and complexity of global supply chains have expanded...
    MELD Manufacturing has commercialized a metal production process that promises to enable 3D printing to carve out a greater role in the manufacturing sector. Until recently, manufacturers’ efforts to apply 3D printing in large-scale production areas have been thwarted by inherent limitations of...
    In our July 6, 2018, episode of QDL, we discuss distributed manufacturing, and distributed management. “Brother Moonshine, Sister Solution” If want to spur innovation, try moonshine. “3D Printing Finds a Custom Foothold in Manufacturing” 3D printing is leading to some pretty interesting...

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