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MxD and LIFT, manufacturing innovation institutes sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense based in Chicago and Detroit, respectively, celebrate a decade of bolstering the vitality of the American manufacturing sector and strengthening the nation’s defense industrial base in 2024.

Recognizing manufacturing is a major driver of both innovative...

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...





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LIFT, the Detroit-based Department of Defense national advanced materials manufacturing innovation institute, today announced it has launched a project to explore the potential for a new Hypersonic and Extreme Environment Test (HEET) facility at or near Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan.

Supported by members of the Michigan...

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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...