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Manufacturing Day 2022

Each year, Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is held on the first Friday in October in order to show students, parents, and the public what modern manufacturing is all about.
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How the Manufacturing USA Network Nurtures Startup Companies Across the Innovation Gap

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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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Institute Facilities Are a Draw for Many Early-Stage Companies

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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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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
STEM Talent
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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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Go to BioMADE is Working with Partners to Develop a Biomanufacturing Camp for Underserved Communities

BioMADE is Working with Partners to Develop a Biomanufacturing Camp for Underserved Communities

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UES, Inc. (UES), located in Dayton, Ohio, is partnering with the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (BTC Institute) to establish summer camps for underserved communities in Dayton, Ohio to... Read More
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ARM Institute Wins Telly Awards

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The ARM Institute and the Institute’s video partner Skinny Tie Media have been recognized with two Telly Awards for our animated RoboticsCareer.org video: a Bronze Award for Online Commercials General... Read More
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Manufacturing USA at IMTS 2022

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The Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office along with 9 manufacturing innovation institutes attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, IL during the week of... Read More
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Go to $3M from NIST for Equipment to Support Advancements in Biopharma Manufacturing

$3M from NIST for Equipment to Support Advancements in Biopharma Manufacturing

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The National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL) along with the University of Delaware are pleased to announce $3M in Congressionally-directed funding from the... Read More
NIIMBL Biopharma Support
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Rockwell Automation Joins CESMII to Advance Acceleration of Smart Manufacturing

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has joined CESMII –The Smart Manufacturing Institute as its newest... Read More
CESMII Advance Acceleration of Smart Manufacturing
Go to Summit on the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative Announces 9 New Projects

Summit on the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative Announces 9 New Projects

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At the White House, BioMADE announced a suite of nine projects that will collectively help secure America’s future through bioindustrial manufacturing innovation, education, and collaboration... Read More
White House Summit on the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative
Go to Union Leader: Coalition that includes ARMI, City of Manchester, Wins $44M grant

Union Leader: Coalition that includes ARMI, City of Manchester, Wins $44M grant

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Southern New Hampshire’s BioFabrication cluster, which would manufacture cells, tissues and organs in Manchester’s Millyard, has won a competitive $44 million grant, the federal government was... Read More
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