• Austin Technology-Based Industry Report 

    Gibson, David V.; Smilor, Raymond W.; Kozmetsky, George (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 1991-03)
    Exploratory study to report on the current status of Austin's technology-based manufacturing industries, to identify emerging technologies that may be important to the Austin economy, and to provide a perspective on the ...
  • How Visual Images Help Run Japanese Factories 

    Miller, Dr. Steven (IC² Institute, 1997-01)
    Discusses management and technical staff’s extensive use of visual images in the control system of Japanese factories to structure information so that everyone may understand the plan, execute it, identify errors and solve ...
  • The Internet and Manufacturing 

    Chapman, Gary (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-10)
    Commercialization of the Internet has been one of the hottest topics around the world in recent years. The growth of this medium and the new capabilities deliverable on the World Wide Web has excited entrepreneurs, ...
  • Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Initiative and the Politics of International Technology Collaboration 

    Corning, Gregory P. (IC² Institute, 1997-04)
    Discusses Japan’s Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) initiative, an international research program in manufacturing technology with the goal of developing a next-generation production system to maximize efficiency ...
  • Maquiladora Prospects in a Global Environment 

    Fullerton, Thomas M., Jr.; Barraza de Anda, Martha Patricia (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2003-10)
    The Mexican in-bond assembly, or maquiladora, manufacturing sector has taken its fair share of lumps in recent years. The industry has experienced a business cycle downturn in the U.S., intermittent border closures, higher ...
  • Market Opportunities for Recycling in Texas Manufacturing Industries 

    Dioun, Mina M. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1997-08)
    Report on a study of the opportunities for and challenges of incorporating recycled materials in the production processes of twelve important manufacturing industries in Texas, including, among others, the primary and ...
  • Pollution Abatement Spending and Corporate Profitability: Texas Manufacturing 

    Fujii, Hidemichi; Kellison, J. Bruce; Gibson, David V. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2010-08)
    Manufacturing firms are generally on the front lines of environmental protection because most industrial pollution is a result of manufacturing activity. The problem is that firms do not have strong incentives for pollution ...
  • Texas: The State of Manufacturing: A Secretary of Manufacturing for Texas 

    IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006)
    Report on the importance of manufacturing to the Texas economy and on proposals to create a Secretary of Manufacturing to promote manufacturing in Texas.
  • Texas: The State of Manufacturing: A Secretary of Manufacturing for Texas 

    Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2006-12)
    In 1907, the Texas Legislature responded to the needs of Texas farmers by establishing the Department of Agriculture to better coordinate agricultural policy and services. Now, 100 years later, it is time for a similar ...
  • The Vise: Occupational Restructuring and Earnings Inequality in High-Tech Manufacturing 

    Luker, Bill Jr. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000-04)
    High-tech industries are our most strategically important source of new products and processes. These industries generate much, if not most, of the competitive advantages that U.S.-made goods and services enjoy in domestic ...