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Go to Reducing Industrial Emissions to Create an Equitable Clean Energy Future

Reducing Industrial Emissions to Create an Equitable Clean Energy Future

| America Makes
Industry is among the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the U.S., producing an estimated 24 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EPA. While great progress has been made –... Read More
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Go to Defying the Odds: Females in Machining and Composites

Defying the Odds: Females in Machining and Composites

| IACMI
The drive to create. Put simply, that’s what has propelled Marley Passey into a career in manufacturing, despite the fact that she’s legally blind. “I’ve always really enjoyed making things, building... Read More
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Building Momentum in Regional Ecosystems

| AFFOA
Manufacturing evolved in the United States through geographic clusters that produced competitive advantages in expertise, scale of operations, research prowess, and skilled labor. The origin of the... Read More
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Go to How the Manufacturing USA Network Nurtures Startup Companies Across the Innovation Gap

How the Manufacturing USA Network Nurtures Startup Companies Across the Innovation Gap

| AFFOA
The U.S. outspends other nations in research and development and continues to lead the world in innovations and inventions. However, new products are often “stranded in the lab” when we don't have the... Read More
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Go to Institute Facilities Are a Draw for Many Early-Stage Companies

Institute Facilities Are a Draw for Many Early-Stage Companies

| AFFOA
Three-quarters of U.S. manufacturers have fewer than 20 employees and do not have extensive research and development capabilities. Given the high costs of product development and their scope of... Read More
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Go to Attracting STEM Talent for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

Attracting STEM Talent for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

| AFFOA
The manufacturing skills gap in the U.S. could result in 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030, according to a study by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. Finding workers with the right skills has... Read More
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Go to Developing, Upskilling & Transitioning Current Manufacturing Workforce

Developing, Upskilling & Transitioning Current Manufacturing Workforce

| AFFOA
Workforce development is taking on increasing importance as manufacturers not only must fill more than 800,000 current openings but also define new careers involving robotics, automation and AI... Read More
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Go to LIFT Announces Four New Projects through its LEAP Program

LIFT Announces Four New Projects through its LEAP Program

| LIFT
LIFT, the Detroit-based Department of Defense manufacturing innovation institute, today announced four new projects with its LIFT Ecosystem Accelerator Program (LEAP). The projects were generated by a... Read More
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Go to AIM Photonics Appoints New Executive Director

AIM Photonics Appoints New Executive Director

| AIM Photonics
AIM Photonics has announced that Dr. William W. (Wade) Cook has been appointed Executive Director of the Institute. “After an extensive search, we know that Wade is the right leader for AIM Photonics... Read More
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Go to MVCC partners with LIFT, MACNY for ‘Operation Next’ program

MVCC partners with LIFT, MACNY for ‘Operation Next’ program

| LIFT
LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, in partnership with MACNY, The Manufacturers Association, announced their partnership with Mohawk... Read More
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Go to NIIMBL Awards over $200k to Expand eXperience Program

NIIMBL Awards over $200k to Expand eXperience Program

| NIIMBL
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) has awarded over $200k in funding to launch the 2023 NIIMBL eXperience program in three distinct locations across the... Read More
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Go to EY US and MxD Help Companies Realize Manufacturing Goals with the Opening of the EY Digital Operations Hub

EY US and MxD Help Companies Realize Manufacturing Goals with the Opening of the EY Digital Operations Hub

| MxD
Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced the opening of the EY Digital Operations Hub at MxD (Manufacturing x Digital), a leading-edge advanced manufacturing institution and innovation center in... Read More
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Go to MxD Launches Virtual Training Center with New Manufacturing Content

MxD Launches Virtual Training Center with New Manufacturing Content

| MxD
MxD, the national digital manufacturing and cybersecurity institute, today launched the MxD Learn Virtual Training Center (VTC) with the release of several new courses. These courses were created by... Read More
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Go to MxD Announces Matthew Taylor as Vice President of Projects and Engineering

MxD Announces Matthew Taylor as Vice President of Projects and Engineering

| MxD
MxD, the national digital manufacturing and cybersecurity institute, today announced Matt Taylor as the new Vice President of Projects and Engineering. Taylor will oversee MxD’s $150 million portfolio... Read More
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