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Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at Second-Highest Rate Since January 2013

Posted on: March 24th, 2014 by GoShelves

Good news for the U.S. manufacturing sector!   click to read article

Virtual Furniture Showroom in your own Home!

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by GoShelves

What if you could view how furniture looks in your own home without the heavy lifting and all prior to purchase? This is an amazing piece of technology.  Imagine viewing in-scale furniture before you even purchase it.

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Top 10 Trends for 2014

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by GoShelves

Autodesk asked some of our friends and leading thinkers throughout the world about what design trends and predictions they have for the new year.   click here to read more.

 

Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at a Faster Pace Than Forecast

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by GoShelves

I read this in Bloomberg News this morning;  U.S. Manufacturing is up for the third straight month!  Ford motor company adds more shifts at Fusion plant employing 1400 more workers.  This is the right direction.

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How TechShop is changing the way hardware companies are born

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by GoShelves

A home for inventors

A quick walk around TechShop San Francisco gives you a sense of the volume of ideas that pour out of it every day. There are cardboard sculptures, cardboard chairs, custom wood furniture, a bamboo bike, a dragon head, a hand-built skee ball machine and just about anything else you could imagine.

 

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Who’s the designer?

Posted on: July 24th, 2013 by GoShelves

In a blog post from 2009 I found Janus Homes with a copy of an original goshelf from c. 1986.  Janus commented that ” I have no idea what it is. It reminds me of Paul McCobb’s rod iron and maple Planner Group pieces, but the construction of the metal stands is all wrong for that.

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Manufacturing In The US Is Making A Historic Comeback

Posted on: July 1st, 2013 by GoShelves

I came across this great article in Business Insider about GE bringing back the manufacturing of their most popular products called The GeoSpring water heater.  The US factory is in Louisville, Kentucky and in its hay day was the largest appliance manufacturing plant in the country employing 23,000 workers, turning out 60,000 appliances a week from 1951-1999.  General Electric has brought back the production of this appliance from China to Appliance Park in Kentucky for all the right reasons!  Please read, page #2 is where the story really starts, it’s a compelling story.

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