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Manufacturing Day 2022

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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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Addressing Infrastructure Needs Through Sustainable Innovation

| AFFOA
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

| AFFOA
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

| AFFOA
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

| America Makes
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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Go to Rebuilding the Domestic Supply Chain for Semiconductors

Rebuilding the Domestic Supply Chain for Semiconductors

| AIM Photonics
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 NIIMBL Announces $15.8M to Fund 14 New Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Projects

NIIMBL Announces $15.8M to Fund 14 New Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Projects

| NIIMBL
The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) is pleased to announce approximately $15.8M in planned project activities through the Institute’s Project Call 5.2... Read More
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AFFOA and Greater Lawrence Technical School Conclude Product Development Challenge to Support Ukraine

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Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) is proud to announce the conclusion of the 2022 Advanced Functional Fabric (AFF) Product Development Challenge with the Greater Lawrence Technical School... Read More
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IACMI, University of Tennessee Meeting Manufacturing Workforce Demands

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The United States is facing a severe manufacturing workforce shortage. To tackle the nation’s skills gap, IACMI and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville are bringing the technology and training... Read More
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Go to Changing the Face of Advanced Manufacturing One Student at a Time

Changing the Face of Advanced Manufacturing One Student at a Time

| NextFlex
How would the face of advanced manufacturing be transformed if there were four new job candidates every single day? FlexFactor®, NextFlex’s flagship learning program, recently surpassed an important... Read More
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Go to America Makes Announces Three New Project Calls Totaling $4.6 Million in Awards

America Makes Announces Three New Project Calls Totaling $4.6 Million in Awards

| America Makes
America Makes announces three new project calls today which will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) and offer a new way for the supply chain to engage in the Institute. Several... Read More
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Go to Composites Community Converges on Salt Lake City for IACMI Summer 2022 Members Meeting

Composites Community Converges on Salt Lake City for IACMI Summer 2022 Members Meeting

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IACMI hosted its Summer 2022 Members Meeting in Salt Lake City June 28-30 in partnership with the Utah Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Initiative (UAMMI), as well as sponsors American Chemistry... Read More
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Go to CyManII Releases Roadmap to Protect Manufacturers from Cyber-Attacks

CyManII Releases Roadmap to Protect Manufacturers from Cyber-Attacks

| CyManII
The Cybersecurity Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CyManII) has released a roadmap to help manufacturers strengthen their cybersecurity infrastructure. The roadmap will help businesses understand... Read More
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