Additive Manufacturing, Education, Workforce

America Makes, a Manufacturing USA institute, and the Robert C. Byrd Institute, in partnership with Tooling U-SME, the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers, and AST2, proudly announce that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship has officially approved their first-ever, industry-vetted Additive Manufacturing (AM)...

Additive Manufacturing, Education, Workforce

America Makes, a Manufacturing USA institute, announced the expansion of available service offerings at the America Makes Satellite Center in order to fill the immense need in the additive manufacturing (AM) community for access to critical performance data from AM-produced parts. The America Makes Satellite Center resides on the campus of Platinum...

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Education, Manufacturing, Workforce

An advanced manufacturing workforce requires a higher level of preparation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Over the next decade millions of jobs are expected to open in manufacturing, with the majority of them projected to go unfilled. To achieve sustained economic growth, we must start educating tomorrow’s manufacturing...

Crain’s Cleveland Business
Additive Manufacturing, Emerging Technologies

In a July 2016 report, Cleveland-based MAGNET, Team NEO, the Youngstown Business Incubator and Youngstown's America Makes group issued a report on the potential for 3-D manufacturing and found ample resources and support for the growing technology in Northeast Ohio.

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Developed by Michigan Technological University as part of their America Makes project, Doctoral candidate Bas Wijnen wrote and released Franklin, a new open-source, web-based 3D controller that allows users to control their 3-D printer from a web-connected device.

This advance was part of an America Makes project, the additive manufacturing (AM)...