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Attracting STEM Talent for Careers in Advanced Manufacturing

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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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Developing, Upskilling & Transitioning Current Manufacturing Workforce

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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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Addressing Infrastructure Needs Through Sustainable Innovation

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Applying research to develop manufacturing technologies has long been a route to bridge gaps to help solve America’s challenges. That has been the case as manufacturers initially scaled mass... Read More
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Go to Invigorating an Established Yet Fragile Textile Industry

Invigorating an Established Yet Fragile Textile Industry

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The United States is the second largest market for apparel consumption in the world and is also the third-largest producer of cotton globally. But despite having demand and materials, the domestic... Read More
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Go to Manufacturing Innovation Will Be Key to Future Pandemic Response

Manufacturing Innovation Will Be Key to Future Pandemic Response

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The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused severe shortages of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) in the U.S. The advanced manufacturing sector was at the center of the U.S. response, acting... Read More
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Powering the Clean Economy

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The industrial sector is the backbone of America’s economy. And to manufacture the products that society relies on, industry consumes 33% of the nation’s energy and accounts for 29% of America’s... Read More
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Rebuilding the Domestic Supply Chain for Semiconductors

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The growth in electronic devices, smart machines and connectivity throughout the world means almost every industry is dependent upon semiconductors. A global shortage of microelectronic semiconductor... Read More
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Go to NIST Awards Funding to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing for Critical and Emerging Technologies

NIST Awards Funding to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing for Critical and Emerging Technologies

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The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a total of $2.08 million to seven organizations in six states to develop manufacturing technology... Read More
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PowerAmerica Receives $5M NIST Cooperative Agreement to Help Native American Communities Better Prepare for Future Pandemics

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PowerAmerica has been awarded a $5 million cooperative agreement from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help Native American communities better prepare for future disasters... Read More
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FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Celebrates Launch of AM Forward and Calls on Congress to Pass Bipartisan Innovation Act

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President Biden’s top economic priority is to fight inflation by lowering costs that working families face, and lowering the federal deficit. One of the best ways to lower the cost of the goods and... Read More
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Go to LIFT Celebrates Smarter Manufacturing Career Exploration Project, Fostering Smarter Manufacturing Talent Pathways in Flint Region

LIFT Celebrates Smarter Manufacturing Career Exploration Project, Fostering Smarter Manufacturing Talent Pathways in Flint Region

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LIFT, a Department of Defense-supported Manufacturing USA institute, today celebrated the students participating in its Smarter Manufacturing Career Exploration program – a talent development project... Read More
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Women in the Composites: Taking the Lead

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You could say that women are breaking the mold in the composites industry. In companies, plants, labs and universities across the country, they are making an impact as leaders, engineers, researchers... Read More
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Go to NIST Awards Funding to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing for Microelectronics, Digital and Biomanufacturing

NIST Awards Funding to Strengthen Advanced Manufacturing for Microelectronics, Digital and Biomanufacturing

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The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a total of $1.2 million to four organizations to develop technology roadmaps aimed at strengthening... Read More
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MxD Awarded $6.25 Million by U.S. Department of Commerce

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MxD, the national digital manufacturing and cybersecurity institute, announced that its project teams have been awarded nearly $6.25 million by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST... Read More
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