The Challenge of US Manufacturing

Premiere DateJun 29, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:16 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Background on Dr. Willy Shih
02:26 The Daily Beat pt. 2 Can we resurge domestic manufacturing?
05:20 The Daily Beat pt. 3  US High-tech manufacturing
09:12 The Daily Beat Outro
09:52 Walk On By About Group
15:10 Finish

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This week on The Daily Beat: We are looking into the strive and realities of bringing a US manufacturing renaissance back.

Most domestic manufacturing will be in high-tech aerospace and medicine, according to Willy Shih.

Today on the Daily Beat, Monday June 29, 2015: We will be speaking with Harvard professor, Willy Shih on his perspective and skepticism in the urge to bring manufacturing back home. Having a experience as much in the factories as he does in academia, Shih breaks down the components of a supply chain and how realistic it would be for mass production of say iphones would be in the US. We come to figure out that though Asia has carved out well their stake in mass production of such items, US has the likelihood of keep manufacturing of high-tech products at home for the sake of innovation.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…