Education, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense national manufacturing innovation institute, today announced that Valencia College will be expanding its job training work by once again offering advanced manufacturing career training through the Operation Next initiative. $2 million in funding is being made available through the State of Florida...

Education, Manufacturing Day

The Manufacturing USA institutes and supporting Federal agencies were exceptionally busy with their partners, members, and community organizers during this year’s Manufacturing Month. Several institutes lead or participated in events that will have strong local and national impacts for years to come. What follows are a few highlights:






Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, CA
United States

Go to Mackinac Policy Conference

Mackinac Policy Conference


Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island, MI
United States

Go to Realize LIVE Americas

Realize LIVE Americas


Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Resort and Casino
Las Vegas, NV
United States

Go to Macomb Regional APEX Accelerator

Macomb Regional APEX Accelerator


Macomb Community College Sports Expo Center (P) Building
Warren, MI 48088
United States

External News


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...


They are 16 creators at heart. One creates automation systems for manufacturers. Another designs software for photonics. One helps create high-tech careers in robotics, another in cybersecurity, and a third in the emerging field of remanufacturing. One went to prison and turned his life around to make a six-figure salary in CNC machining.


Our Network @ Work

Student at ACE.

The manufacturing employment gap has existed for years, but some manufacturers have built great work cultures and evolved with societal changes to successfully build talent pipelines. In some areas, local stakeholders have created education and workforce development (EWD) programs that utilize local manufacturers and specialty partners to feed...