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Manufacturing is the engine that made America prosperous.

Modern manufacturing will play a pivotal role in our long-term economic vitality.

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Print is an educational web site with a singular mission: Communicating the importance of manufacturing; and the quality careers that manufacturing offers to those with the right skills. These stories address export success, safety, environmental quality, energy, technology, careers, women in manufacturing, small manufacturers, and other topics.

This educational web site was first developed by Doug Kurkul and K Executive Group in Austin, Texas in 2013. K Executive Group is a virtual communications, education, and consulting firm that leverages technology to provide research about the impact of public policies on businesses and the global economy. Kurkul is an association management professional, past Vice President of the National Association of Manufacturers, and editor of Leadership for Manufacturers magazine

Click on "Index" for an alphabetical list of more than 100 stories about manufacturing successes and achievements.  Stories are also categorized by topic on the left column of the site. Information about the importance of manufacturing to the economy can be found under "Manufacturing Matters."

All views and comments expressed on the site are strictly those of the authors. Suggestions and inquiries are welcomed and can be sent to: