Great Lakes Manufacturing Council

From Rust Belt to Brain Belt: How Older Manufacturing Cities Are Remaking Themselves

A new book looks at how cities like Akron, Ohio and Albany, New York have built on their historic manufacturing strengths to be successful in the modern era.  According to the authors, the future looks bright because these “Brainbelts” have what emerging markets don’t: a skilled manufacturing workforce, a well-developed system of research universities and a culture of innovation.  To read the article from IndustryWeek, click here