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Smart Manufacturing, Workforce

Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of Smart Manufacturing in the U.S., CESMII, (the Smart Manufacturing Institute) and SME (the Society of Manufacturing Engineers) are announcing the official launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as "a national think tank of smart manufacturing leaders," the Smart...

Highlighting Manufacturing Innovation, Collaboration, and Education

This report highlights the manufacturing technology and workforce development innovations underway at the Manufacturing USA institutes which are delivering value for manufacturers and the American public.

Institutes work with members from the manufacturing industry, academia...

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SME
Education, Sustainable Manufacturing, Workforce

The now ubiquitous terms Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing are effectively synonyms capturing the convergence of technologies that have progressed at an exponential pace over the last several decades. Around 2011, Europe and its industrial base began releasing a strategy for the next industrial revolution, dubbed “Industry 4.0.”

At least five...

Education, Smart Manufacturing, Workforce

Recognizing the urgent need to accelerate the adoption of smart manufacturing in the U.S., CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute, along with the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) announced today the launch of the Smart Manufacturing Executive Council (SMEC). Described as “a national think tank of smart manufacturing leaders,” the Smart...

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Additive Manufacturing, Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Cybersecurity, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Materials, Modular Chemical Processing, Recycling, Sustainability, Sustainable Manufacturing

Industry is among the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the U.S., producing an estimated 24 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EPA. While great progress has been made – greenhouse gas emissions from industry, including electricity generation, have declined by 22 percent since 1990 – in many cases, alternative production...