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Lightweight Materials, Workforce

After recently reaching its goal of enrolling 101 soldiers in its “Operation Next” military transition program pilot, LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroit-based, Department of Defense-funded applied research and development institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII),...

Lightweight Materials

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroit-based advanced manufacturing innovation institute, operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII), today announced it has extended the lease on its Corktown research and development facility for another five years.

LIFT, which was established by the U...

Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Detroit based, Department of Defense-funded applied research and development institute operated by the American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and a member of Manufacturing USA, today announced it has hit its goal of providing education and training to 101 separating...

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Smithsonian.com
Energy, Fabrics, Flexbile Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Photonics

What happens when you combine the strength of the American worker with investment in cutting-edge science and technology? Innovations capable of changing the world.

Manufacturing USA®, a network of 14 manufacturing institutes across the United States, does just that. Each of its public-private partnerships enables precompetitive collaboration...

Industry Week
Lightweight Materials, Workforce

The increasing pace of change in technology-driven manufacturing calls for more immersive educational models.

For decades, our nation has invested billions of dollars in programs and initiatives to address the disconnection between workforce demand and supply.

However, the advanced manufacturing skills gap still exists. So that leaves the question:...

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MFG USA 2019 at LIFT
Composites, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing

LIFT, joining with IACMI – The Composites Institute, hosted a Manufacturing Day 2019 celebration at its Detroit headquarters on October 4.

The two institutes hosted 100 students from Detroit Denby High School for a tour of the facility and hands-on activities. During the LIFT hands-on activity, the students worked in the LIFT Learning Lab and...