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July 2, 2015
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    Could unmanned aerial systems (UAS) be the next-gen tool for evaluating sites? Absolutely, and that's just the beginning, say those we interviewed for our July cover story, Deep Dive.
 
    North Dakota and Mississippi are among the states leading the way in cultivating UAS as an industry cluster, in Droning On and On.
 
    PwC weighs in on the top US and global locations for aerospace manufacturing.
 
    Survey respondents tell us which regions of the world are positioned to be Locations of the Future.
 
    Editor in Chief Mark Arend finds strong evidence of Innovation Nation in our own backyard.
 
 
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While Truth in Advertising has called out Walmart this week for its "Made in America" bookkeeping, there is no disputing the company's support of reshored US manufacturing as it prepares to host its US Manufacturing Supplier Summits and Open Call events in Bentonville, Ark., July 7-8. Our continuing coverage of this campaign and its impact on American communities started exactly two years ago.
Michelle Gloeckler, Walmart EVP of Consumables and US Manufacturing, speaks at the 2014 Made in USA Open Call event.
Photo courtesy of Walmart

 
 
 
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Jul 26 - 28, 2015 - Southern Economic Development Council - Savannah, GA
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Oct 20 - 22, 2015 - Meeting of the Minds - Richmond, CA
Oct 26 - 29, 2015 - GTDW 2015 Global Trade Development Week - Dubai, UAE
Nov 9 - 12, 2015 - FABTECH - Chicago, IL
Nov 16 - 19, 2015 - Medica 2015 - Düsseldorf, Germany
Nov 17 - 19, 2015 - SpaceCom - Houston, TX
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