Drawing on the expertise of Techgen Media, publisher of Welding Productivity and Shop Floor Lasers, and through collaborations with industry experts, FAB Shop Magazine Direct educates and informs readers of new technologies and strategies aimed at increasing their productivity and profitability. In an industry that is constantly advancing, FAB Shop Magazine Direct works diligently to keep readers in the know.

December 2019

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December 2019

Every December, the team at FAB Shop Magazine honors an individual that is making a difference in the industry, and this year, we celebrate the work of Harry Moser, president of the Reshoring Initiative. We include a revealing look into what motivates Moser, his efforts in analyzing reshoring activity and how he has helped to drive more than 750,000 jobs back to U.S. soil. We talk to him about how his personal experiences in manufacturing pushed him to delve deep into an issue that is important to many Americans today.

As you’ll also see in this new issue, the team at Techgen Media investigated the different ways companies are using technology and innovation to boost Moser’s work in bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States. For example, we highlight the AWS Foundation’s focus on training welders, how a die casting company uses collaborative robots to keep jobs at home, and we also cover TIG welding training tips that will be useful in fighting the skilled labor shortage. To round things out, check out our article on how a custom metal fabrication company leverages the power of waterjet technology to maintain a high standard of quality.

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