COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing
MxD is mobilizing to support the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, as the National Center for Cybersecurity in Manufacturing, we are committed to advancing ways to do this securely. This includes three things:

• Collaborating with government to address critical shortages in medical devices and equipment;

• Leading efforts to strengthen the...

Digital Manufacturing, Education, STEM, Workforce

MxD, the digital manufacturing institute, today announced a comprehensive workforce development program for cybersecurity in manufacturing, underwritten with a $1.25 million grant from the Siemens Foundation. The grant will fund the development and implementation of a highly-skilled cybersecurity for manufacturing initiative as part of MxD’s...

Digital Manufacturing

MxD and AT&T* today announced they are working together to help accelerate the deployment of 5G to the U.S. manufacturing industry. AT&T is collaborating with MxD (Manufacturing times Digital) to install 5G technology and Multi-access Edge Compute (MEC) within MxD’s Chicago-based innovation center dedicated to advancing manufacturing innovation.



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External News

Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Notable Women in Manufacturing spotlights 34 accomplished professionals who are making a difference in the traditionally male-dominated field. Some hold senior positions at large, publicly traded companies such as Caterpillar, Federal Signal and Snap-on. Others are running small fabricators and machine shops, modernizing enterprises started...

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Digital Manufacturing

Looking through the glass wall into the 22,000 square foot manufacturing floor at MxD in Chicago, one of 14 federal manufacturing research and development institutes in the United States, the uninitiated may be mystified by the gleaming space with testing stations of machines old and new, digital screens, and other equipment with functions and...

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Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Robotics

In the middle of the Monongahela (or “Mon”) Valley in Pennsylvania, innovation is underway for at least one manufacturing company. This is likely to be the case all around the region that surrounds Pittsburgh, which was once known as “Steel City” and is now being dubbed “Roboburgh.”

On one of the nearly 3,000 recent Manufacturing Day tours, dozens...