Friday, March 9, 2012

Short Text–Big Info: 5 Sources to Follow on Twitter


If you use Twitter, you're well aware of the steady stream of personal updates, jokes, and pop culture that flows by the second. It's also likely you've found useful tweeters, whether they supply breaking news or links to useful and interesting information.

Here are five sources to consider following on Twitter:

The Society for Manufacturing Engineers https://twitter.com/#!/SocMfgEng
SME offers a steady stream of interesting articles and links related to issues facing today’s shops.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology https://twitter.com/#!/NIST_MEP
Focusing on US manufacturing, NIST regularly links to articles about improving manufacturing.

Modern Machine Shop Online https://twitter.com/#!/MMSOnline
Modern Machine Shop has been a crucial source of information for decades, and continues the tradition online.

The Institute for Supply Management  http://twitter.com/#!/ism
Tracking manufacturing growth since the 40's, the ISM tweets great links to their current manufacturing reports and articles.

The Association for Manufacturing Technology http://twitter.com/#!/amtonline
The AMT delivers solid information about policies, technology and trends that impact the industry.

And, of course, we always suggest you follow: http://twitter.com/#!/mastercam !