Reshoring Picks Up Steam as Manufacturers Weigh Options ENGINEERING.com

This article was written last year (November 2014) and covers some of the recent movement to bring manufacturing back to the United States from overseas. One of the interesting points in this article versus many recent stories is that many of the companies are investing even more into automation and machinery to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Reshoring Picks Up Steam as Manufacturers Weigh Options ENGINEERING.com

3d Cad has been used extensively for machine design over the years and there has been a recent increase in the use for the design of robotics and electrical designs for these products. Software companies seem to be keeping up considering the recent increase in dedicated electrical packages and simulation software.