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One year ago, President Biden signed Executive Order 14017 directing an all-of-government approach to assessing vulnerabilities in – and strengthening the resilience of – the United States’ critical supply chains. Within six months of taking office, the Administration completed a comprehensive review of the supply chains for four critical products...

Collaboration, COVID-19, Emerging Technologies, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Workforce

This past year brought the country and our world unprecedented challenges, which now present opportunities to innovate and build a new path forward. Using lessons from this year, the manufacturing industry is poised to undergo a transformation.

Supporting this work are the institutes that are part of Manufacturing USA®, a national network of public...

Smart Manufacturing

Industry leaders SME, a non-profit professional association dedicated to advancing manufacturing, and CESMII – The Smart Manufacturing Institute, are partnering to drive smart manufacturing further and faster by aligning their resources and educating the industry, helping companies boost productivity, build a strong talent pipeline, and reduce...

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Late in summer 2020, Tabitha Ramos faced the possibility of returning to jail as her COVID-affected restaurant job made it increasingly harder to pay rent for her transitional housing. Today Ramos, who has a history of illegal drug use, loves her work at a healthcare products contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) and has hope...

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STEM Talent

The manufacturing skills gap in the U.S. could result in 2.1 million unfilled jobs by 2030, according to a study by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. Finding workers with the right skills has been one of the biggest challenges in the manufacturing sector for more than a decade.

Manufacturing has long been a driver of innovation and...