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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...

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Forbes
Additive Manufacturing, Composites

After a recent bicycle ride, the frame of my road bike caught my attention. It struck me that, when I first started riding seriously far more years ago than I care to admit, the carbon fiber composite that my bike is made of today simply didn’t exist. Aluminum alloy rims were a pretty new thing (and seemed to bend if you just looked at them wrong)...

CompositesWorld
Composites

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, Workforce

IACMI has leveraged institute partnerships, members, and IACMI facilities to create programs that grow the composites workforce by providing composites-related training opportunities.

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