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Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Earlier this year we could not have imagined what 2020 held in store for us and what that would mean for member events. Along with an advisory committee comprised of members and government, we decided to convert our annual member meeting to a virtual version due to the pandemic. It’s not what we would have chosen but it’s what we needed to do.

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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...

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Industry Week
Flexible Hybrid Electronics

U.S. manufacturing has hit a “make or break” point where it must be creative and think differently if it is to survive and flourish. Even with manufacturing hitting a 14-month high in May, it still faces challenges, both from COVID-19 and global competition, particularly in places like China. To facilitate American manufacturing growth and revival...

Flexible Hybrid Electronics

Running a manufacturing facility during a pandemic is no easy feat and companies around the Bay Area are slowly adapting to incorporate Covid-19 protocols into their everyday production practices.

Gene Russell, CEO and president of Manex Consulting, says that opening can come with some challenges.

“Most are finding distancing to be the largest...

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Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

NextFlex, a Manufacturing USA institute focused on flexible hybrid electronics, hosted five high school interns for six weeks this summer in partnership with the Silicon Valley Organization’s Strive Internship program. Students came from a variety of schools across the San Jose Unified and East Side Unified High School Districts, representing grade...