The ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute is honored to announce a continuation of its cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense (DoD) Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) Program, which will continue the ARM Institute’s funding as a national Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for the next five years. ManTech is...

Education, Manufacturing Day

The Manufacturing USA institutes and supporting Federal agencies were exceptionally busy with their partners, members, and community organizers during this year’s Manufacturing Month. Several institutes lead or participated in events that will have strong local and national impacts for years to come. What follows are a few highlights:


Today the ARM Institute welcomed Dr. Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States, and U.S. Acting Secretary of Labor Julie Su to our Mill 19 facility in Pittsburgh, PA, which we share with Carnegie Mellon University. The visit centered on Pittsburgh’s Workforce Hub designation by the White House . Pittsburgh is one of five national Workforce Hubs...

External News


Today, leaders from the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and Energy; and the National Science Foundation; and the Chief Executive Officer of the National Center for the Advancement of Semiconductor Technology (Natcast) gathered at the White House to announce over $5 billion in expected investment in the CHIPS R&D program, including the National...

Carnegie Mellon University
Cutting-edge facility will expand research space, provide advanced capabilities

Carnegie Mellon University has broken ground on construction for its Robotics Innovation Center (RIC), a new, cutting-edge facility that will significantly expand the institution’s physical space for research, development and testing for robotics, including related...

Our Network @ Work

Photo of Kimberly Gibson, America Makes, speaking at America Makes' annual members meeting
Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, Circular Economy, Cybersecurity, Economy, Innovation, Re-manufacturing, Robotics, Semi-Conductor

America Makes Ecosystem Director Kimberly Gibson, a municipal planner by training, was involved in the national additive manufacturing institute at its inception more than 12 years ago. She saw the proposed innovation institute as a pathway to help reinvent Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing and industrial base from its legacy of coal, steel, and...