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Summary and Implications
The Adoption of New Production
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adjust adop adoption patterns advanced production technologies age of plant branch plants chi-square test COMP FOR DESIGN COMP FOR MFG competitive COMPUTER FOR COMMERCIAL computerized numerical control differences in adoption East North Central eight technologies employment change employment contraction fabricated metal final products growth Industrial Heartland influence innovation adoption John Rees Joint Economic Committee l960 or later located machine control systems manufacturing Manufacturing Belt metalworking industry metalworking machinery industry METRO metropolitan MICROPROC microprocessors in final multi-plant firms NC and CNC newer plants NON-PROG HANDLING North Central region older plants plants and shops PROG HANDLING programmable handling systems programming capabilities rates of adoption recent recession REGIONAL ADOPTION RATES regional differences rejuvenation relatively single-plant firms single-site plants small plants SPF MPF statistically significant statistically significant differences suggest survey Syracuse University T1TI Table technology upgrading union status unionized plants