Robotics, Workforce

The AmSkills Manufacturing Career Discovery Workshop and Bootcamp was created as a fast-track program to recruit and assess candidates for manufacturers to hire into entry-level positions. The one-day workshop and two-week Bootcamp utilizes the AmSkills Mobile Workshop and sets-up a temporary workshop at a local community center located in a low...


The ARM Institute is the nation’s leading collaborative in robotics and workforce innovation. Structured as a public-private partnership, the organization accelerates transformative robotic technologies and education to increase U.S. global manufacturing competitiveness. Founded in January 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA by Carnegie Mellon University as an...


ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) is pleased to announce four new selected projects from its fifth Technology Project Call that took place earlier in 2019. This increases ARM’s selected projects to 49, and now involves 44% of its 220 member organizations. Pending final negotiations, ARM plans to provide more than $1.6 million in funding for...

External News

Industry Week

Manufacturing is key to securing America’s future, and with Industry 4.0 in full swing, US companies need to act quickly adopt automation and robotics to remain competitive. Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) seeks to ease this burden by identifying the most critical technology and workforce problems and issuing project calls to its base of...

Printed Electronics Now
Fabrics, Flexbile Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Robotics

Governments worldwide are partnering with industry and academia to boost research into the field of printed and flexible electronics. For example, the European Union (EU) has put considerable financial resources into a host of projects. In the US, the most notable project is NextFlex, which is helping to advance manufacturing capabilities for...

Our Network @ Work

Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Robotics

In the middle of the Monongahela (or “Mon”) Valley in Pennsylvania, innovation is underway for at least one manufacturing company. This is likely to be the case all around the region that surrounds Pittsburgh, which was once known as “Steel City” and is now being dubbed “Roboburgh.”

On one of the nearly 3,000 recent Manufacturing Day tours, dozens...