SmartPlanet: Is tech's position on manufacturing costing jobs?

Is offshore manufacturing causing the U.S. to lose the cornerstone of innovation?

Is offshore manufacturing causing the U.S. to lose the cornerstone of innovation? Intel senior adviser Andy Grove says yes, arguing that the de-emphasis of manufacturing can actually do more harm.

Without manufacturing, the U.S. is no longer the foundation of the high-tech industry, he said. That translates to lost jobs and lost opportunities for the U.S.

In a SmartPlanet post titled, "US high-tech manufacturing base erosion breaks ‘chain of experience,’" Joe McKendrick digs deeper at Grove's comments and reminds us this that isn't just a problem in the tech industry.

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