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Manufacturing Quotes

We’ve collected the best Manufacturing Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Ralph Merkle, Tom Perez, Bob Latta, Charles M. Schwab, Chanda Kochhar. Use them as an inspiration.

Manufacturing takes place in very large facilities. If you want to build a computer chip, you need a giant semiconductor fabrication facility. But nature can grow complex molecular machines using nothing more than a plant.
Growing up in Buffalo, I saw shuttered factories that once housed thousands of steel manufacturing jobs. I remember the hollowing-out of the middle class in our community. I witnessed hope turn to hardship as a once-thriving city reckoned with a fast-changing world.
To give you some background, I represent the largest manufacturing district and the largest agricultural district in Ohio.
Bob Latta
If you are going into any manufacturing establishment, don’t go there by reason of any influence you may have. Start upon your own merits, and start in some lowly position, no matter what it is. Be a laborer, if you will. I don’t know but that is the best way to start.
Over the years, we have financed projects in core industrial sectors like steel, cement, aluminium and petrochemicals, and in manufacturing sectors like automobiles and textiles.
I was a stylist behind the chair for over 20 years. then a salon owner and migrated into hair product manufacturing. I’ve pretty much lived and breathed hair in many different phases in my life.
While China succeeded in transferring nearly 150 million people from agriculture to manufacturing, we could not do so, due to lack of skilled manpower.
Pallam Raju
The world of design has been subjugated by the rigors of manufacturing and mass production.
Nanotechnology is manufacturing with atoms.
William Powell
People are brainwashed into believing that Italy is the seat of luxury manufacturing. If it’s made in Italy, it must be good. That’s just hype. Quality is where you bring it.
As our farms and factories grew more efficient, they accounted for a shrinking share of our economy. And the more productive agriculture and manufacturing became, the fewer people they employed.
Agriculture was the first manufacturing industry in America and represents the best of all of us.
When it costs you the same amount of manufacturing effort to make advanced robotic parts as it does to manufacture a paperweight, that really changes things in a profound way.
Hod Lipson
I said that if I were an industrialist or entrepreneur, I would invest in agriculture-based enterprises, for there is so much that can be done in manufacturing, in food preservation.
In my view, statutory ambiguities are less like dandelions on an unmowed lawn than they are like manufacturing defects in a modern automobile: they happen, but they are pretty rare, given the number of parts involved.
Raymond Kethledge
Trade allegedly does not foster growth because when it begins, a flood of imports of factory origin destroys the handicraft manufacturing of the less developed country: the models for this are the effects of British exports of textiles and of iron in India and Chile in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Arthur Lewis
Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire.
Ludwig von Mises
We are a country of artisans and a country of manufacturing. I think Japanese textile technology is the best in the world.
Prioritizing infrastructure will not only improve the quality of life of every Kentuckian, it will also make Kentucky more competitive for the jobs of the future in key growth industries like agritech and advanced manufacturing, while creating good-paying construction jobs along the way.
There is a strong link between the following three things: exporting, manufacturing and the degree of saving by the population. It’s complicated, but if the population doesn’t save, the economy will not tend to export as much, and if it doesn’t export as much, it won‘t manufacture enough.
I don’t like stuff that can only go into one set; I want stuff that can be applied across sets. It’s a more real Lego building experience. And, of course, it’s the same from a manufacturing point of view. I want elements that are universal; that gives me the best economics and best utilisation of the mould.
Jorgen Vig Knudstorp
The industrial revolution in England was only made possible through intensified agriculture and the use of coal for manufacturing, which delivered far more energy for far less labor.
No country is ever successful in the long term… without a really strong and vibrant manufacturing base.
While the developed world has shifted from agriculture to manufacturing and then to services, the number of jobs has always climbed.
These days, the manufacturing is controlled by a small number of countries, primarily Taiwan and South Korea.
Coal and oil lobbyists added fossil fuels to a bill aimed at helping American manufacturers, so they too could claim ‘manufacturing’ tax deductions.
The world of design has been subjugated by the rigors of manufacturing and mass production.
I had the good fortune to win a congressional fellowship to work on what I felt passionately about – the need for the United States to take back jobs related to manufacturing and technology.
You look at right-to-work states: a lot of car companies are relocating down to the South so they don’t have to deal with the unions or the legacy cost or any of those things, and that’s what manufacturing’s done.
The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security.
Jack Reed
The rumours of the demise of the U.S. manufacturing industry are greatly exaggerated.
Far too many people, many of them white men, are losing healthcare insurance as they lose their manufacturing jobs. This is commerce by most real world definitions.
I’ve gone to China, bought a manufacturing company and moved it to America. Now China wants to buy back some of that new technology from me. That’s a great story for America.
Technology has been advancing so fast that the number of jobs globally in manufacturing is declining. There is no way that Trump can bring significant numbers of manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.
Over the years, we have financed projects in core industrial sectors like steel, cement, aluminium and petrochemicals, and in manufacturing sectors like automobiles and textiles.
I designed a guitar for Ibanez and then they started manufacturing it – it’s called the Jem – it’s 26 years old and I still play it. As a kid I liked Les Pauls and Strats, but they had limitations for the kind of playing I wanted to do.
Unlike the objective of far too many companies, manufacturing is not about a quick ‘exit.’ It is centered on long-term value creation.
Automation is no longer just a problem for those working in manufacturing. Physical labor was replaced by robots; mental labor is going to be replaced by AI and software.
The late Seventies was the death of the manufacturing age in the United States. It was also a time when the Pictures Generation artists were getting started. They co-opted the language of advertising. The factory disappeared, and weirdly, so did the art object – it was the age of making gestures, not objects.

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