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Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Digital Manufacturing, Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Process Intensification, Recycling, Robotics, Workforce

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, through a partnership with its fellow Manufacturing USA® Institutes and led by Nextflex®, has been awarded funding from the Office of Naval Research for new manufacturing workforce education activities. The ARM Institute has partnered with Pittsburgh-based members, New Century Careers and...

Composites, COVID-19, Materials

In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a race against the clock not only to find a vaccine but also to supply healthcare workers with life-saving equipment such as face shields, masks and test kits.

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility and Carbon Fiber Technology Facility at Oak Ridge National...

Composites, COVID-19

The expertise embodied in IACMI’s 150+ members span technologies in advanced composites, additive manufacturing machine tools, robotics & automation, biomaterials and hybrid materials that have high relevance to the health care sector. There is broad-serving impact to a range of sectors that benefit from the core competencies, facilities/assets and...

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The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI, Huntington, W.Va., U.S.) has announced the creation of a new apprenticeship training program for composite technicians, that was recently approved by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Introduced by Lucinda Curry, workforce director at RCBI, at an Aug. 21 meeting of the Composites Coalition in Chattanooga, Tenn., U.S...

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Composites, Materials

IACMI (the composites institute) member, Local Motors, is applying the advantages of additive manufacturing to the large-scale needs of automotive manufacturing. Transforming an industry that has historically relied on mass production techniques, its work is matching the pace of technology discovery and responding to quickly changing customer needs...