Resource 4: Competitiveness

What to do if your reevaluation suggests the U.S. alternative is close but not quite the best choice? Improve your actual or planned U.S. total cost via DFMA, Lean, automation, training, government incentives. Here are some sources:

Advanced manufacturing:

Government assistance and Incentives:

Lean and continuous improvement:

Product redesign / DFMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly):

Recruiting the next generation skilled workforce: