TOWARD RESILIENCE: SUPPLY CHAINS IN A POST-SHOCK ERA
MANUFACTURING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CHALLENGES, THREATS, AND OPPORTUNITIES
Manufacturing is a dynamic industry and will likely become exponentially more so given the changes in processes and production, new classes of materials, and the continued integration of transformational technologies. The United States faces a number of significant challenges and cannot be certain that it will lead manufacturing in the 21st century. In this white paper, we highlight the importance of innovation in the manufacturing industry, the challenges of SMBs in commercializing their innovations, and the value of industry clusters.