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Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Circular Economy, Composites, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Twins, Flexible Hybrid Electronics

South by Southwest (SXSW) celebrates innovation and technology and provides a forum for creative thinkers to discuss what’s next and learn about the resources that can help them build the future. Over 300,000 people attend the annual conference and festival, and in 2024, the Manufacturing USA network had the opportunity to present its first...

Sustainability, Sustainable Manufacturing

Recently, there has been growing recognition of the critical importance of supply chain resilience and carbon/GHG tracking and reporting on a global scale. Addressing these global challenges necessitates robust solutions that enhance internationally coordinated efforts.

The concept of a Digital Product Passport (DPP) plays a pivotal role in...

Sustainability, Sustainable Manufacturing

These days it’s hard to do much of anything without artificial intelligence (AI) being mentioned. Personally, most of us have experienced AI in one way or another, while professionally, depending on your industry, things may be moving a bit slower. Many manufacturers are beginning to educate themselves about the possibilities AI can bring to their...

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Manufacturing

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...

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“Nose presses” is not an official metric of workforce recruiting success for the Penn State Digital Foundry on 5th Avenue in New Kensington, PA, but it is hugely symbolic in the quest to expand the manufacturing talent pipeline in underserved communities, according to Sherri McCleary, the Executive Director of the foundry.

A nose presser is a...