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Saving American Manufacturing

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In his new book, Bill Killingsworth documents the decline of economic and intellectual wealth caused by the loss of U.S. Manufacturing. His thought provoking analysis of this empirical data leads us back to the answers to save ourselves and generations to come. —Rick Jarman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences Exceptional book—timely and insightful. His analysis is spot on, examples persuasive, and recommendations worth consideration at the highest level. A call to action we cannot ignore. —James Rogers, Major General (Retired), U.S. Army Drawing on his extensive experience, thorough research and obvious sense of responsibility, Dr. Killingsworth provides a comprehensive and provocative case for the importance of American manufacturing. This timely work should be required reading for anyone engaged with forming or leading economic policy. —Ralph L. Resnick, President and Executive Director, NCDMM, Founding Director, America Makes Dr. Killingsworth presents clear arguments as to why manufacturing is essential to the United States, and how our nation can capture, benefit, and drive the future of the world economy via embracing global concepts of manufacturing and taking the lead on innovating its future. —Thomas R. Kurfess, PhD, PE, Professor and HUSCO/Ramirez Distinguished Chair in Fluid Power and Motion Control, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Dr. Killingsworth paints one of the most definitive pictures of what has been happening over the last several years in the U.S. manufacturing sector. His statistical analysis and compelling anecdotal evidence contribute invaluable insights for scholars and policymakers alike. This is a must-read in Washington and around the country. —Neal Orringer, Vice President, Alliances and Partnerships, 3DSYSTEMS