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...

Democrat and Chronicle
Automation, Defense, Economy, Electronics, Facilities, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs, Photonics, Productivity, Smart Manufacturing, Sustainability, Workforce

Construction of a national photonics initiative headquartered in Rochester should end up $3.2 million under budget, officials said Tuesday.

Meanwhile, roughly half of the $44 million in tools for the research hub on Lake Avenue have been delivered or are in transit. Installation is expected to begin next month, with officials anticipating an opening...

WHAM Rochester, NY
Defense, Economy, Health, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs

Two floors of a former Kodak building on Lake Avenue have been renovated to house the nearly-completed AIM Photonics headquarters.

Approximately $30 million in taxpayer money has been used to prepare it; another $30 million is in the works.

The nerve center of AIM Photonics is in the clean room, whether designs will be developed into prototypes...

Democrat and Chronicle
Defense, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Jobs

The AIM Photonics national photonics initiative based in Rochester, NY, received a nod of encouragement Friday from the Pentagon official overseeing this and other manufacturing institutes nationally.

Project leaders authorized $30 million in state funding on Friday to cover education and workforce development, research and development initiatives...