Manufacturing Rises From The Ashes In New York And San Francisco
The New York Times tells the tale of how a monolithic manufacturing industry has been supplanted by more nimble initiatives.
SFMade and Made in N.Y.C are two organisations that paint an alternative picture of the US manufacturing industry – one very different then the “ruin – porn” aesthetic sweeping Internet depections of fallen manufacturing metropolises. Both organisations provide stories and examples of how manufacturing has evolved to new models, ones more nimble than the monolithic single-industry model which preceded them:
“Manufacturers now see the benefits of being smaller and paying attention to how patterns of consumption, ownership and use are shifting.”