local manufacturing

Makers, Reshoring and the Future of American Manufacturing

As globalization has become more and more prevalent in America’s economy, motivation to move production and manufacturing overseas has grown. Offshoring often offers cheaper labor with less restrictions in foreign countries as opposed to the United States. However, while this trend may mean higher profit for companies, it can also mean less jobs for American …

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DesignHouse’s REVEAL Kickstarter Supports Local Manufacturing

[dropcap]K[/dropcap]ickstarter and Chicago design have gone hand-in-hand since its inception in 2009. The global crowdfunding site has helped endless creative projects and designs gain the backing they need to launch their concepts to the next level. Scott Wilson, founder and principal designer of the Chicago-based design firm MINIMAL, implemented Kickstarter in 2010 to raise capital …

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