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Kresge Library Databases Overview: Manufacturing Resources

Resources for Manufacturing

Also: Try the Thomas Register to see who makes what--it's a directory of manufacturers by US State.

Professional Associations

Advanced Manufacturing Research and Collaboration Cluster

  • Includes links to information on product development and manufacture, green manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and more

Association for Manufacturing Technologies

  • Offers information on technology, standards and production management, including benchmarking and cases, employment and production statistics, links to web resources and more

Association for Operations Management (APICS)

  • Information about the operations management profession. Find links to job postings and career-development resources under the "Resources" tab

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

  • Find useful links to trade statistics and market research under the "Trade Data" tab on this association's website

The National Council for Advanced Manufacturing

  • Contacts, policy information, and research reports

Tooling, Manufacturing & Technologies Association

  • Industry research and information about insurance benefits for small companies