Automation World
Smart Manufacturing

One of the largest food companies and a leader in protein is embracing highly contextualized data to increase operational efficiencies. Though the pilot project is focused on chicken rendering—with product streams including bone meal, feather meal, chicken meal, and blood meal—the findings will help to improve efficiencies across all kinds of food...

Biomanufacturing, Sustainability

Minnesota became a hub of the global Bio Revolution following the launch of BioMADE in April. BioMADE is an independent, nonprofit manufacturing innovation institute headquartered on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus, with $87.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense and more than $180 million in support from nearly 100...

Association for Manufacturing Technology
Robotics, Workforce

Manufacturers who seek employees with certain competencies can use the competency framework that ARM has created as well. Likewise, training providers developing new robotics programs can rely on competency frameworks for curricula and education benchmarks.

“The biggest challenge we see is that technology advancements are outpacing workforce...

Murfreesboro Post
Composites, Defense, Workforce

Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) is newest home to an advanced composites learning center designed to educate and train composites technicians to support Florida's Space Coast manufacturing region.

Led by the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation, or IACMI-The Composites Institute®, the national workforce initiative is part...

Bakersfield.com
Automation, Collaboration, Digital Manufacturing, IIOT, Process Intensification

Siemens is collaborating with Dow to showcase the future of automation with a process industry test bed at MxD, a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing institute and innovation center near downtown Chicago. This new test bed offers a hands-on demonstration of how innovative software and IoT come together with hardware to accelerate digitalization...