Manufacturing: Growth in the age of automation

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently published an op-ed written by Fort Pitt Chief Investment Officer, Charlie Smith. It examines the economic growth outlook for the U.S. in light of the automation wave. In today’s world, manufacturing competition is strong, so how does the U.S. keep up? Restrictive tariffs and trade barriers don’t work. Automating to compete aggressively on cost is one way forward. But it creates a difficult balance between a competitive economy and fewer “human” jobs.

Check out the full article here — Make the automation conundrum job No. 1