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Highlighting Manufacturing Innovation, Collaboration, and Education

This report highlights the manufacturing technology and workforce development innovations underway at the Manufacturing USA institutes which are delivering value for manufacturers and the American public.

Institutes work with members from the manufacturing industry, academia...

Manufacturing USA’s program office along with 7 manufacturing innovation institutes attended the Smart Manufacturing eXperience (SMX) in “Steel City,” Pittsburg, PA. With a focus on combating the challenges and opportunities to adopt smart manufacturing technologies faced by small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) and others in the industry...

COVID-19, Education, Power Electronics, Workforce

PowerAmerica has been awarded a $5 million cooperative agreement from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to help Native American communities better prepare for future disasters and emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

The institute will work closely with Navajo Technical University, Sandia National Lab in New Mexico...

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Power Electronics

Our coverage of the U.S.-sponsored manufacturing innovation institutes has been consistently revelatory—and the Manufacturing USA Update is no exception. PowerAmerica is working to maintain dominance in the production of silicon carbide (SiC) chips, which outperform silicon. And PowerAmerica is at the end of its six-year funding from the Department...

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Additive Manufacturing, COVID-19, Emerging Technologies, Innovation

If city leaders across the country learned anything from the past year, it's the value of resilience.

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed cracks in infrastructure, posed mobility challenges, and revealed a digital divide. The places that have fared the best are the ones that have been investing in the future, specifically in areas like digital...

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Additive Manufacturing, Education, Fabrics, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Materials, Photonics, Power Electronics, Robotics, Sustainable Manufacturing, Workforce

Manufacturing evolved in the United States through geographic clusters that produced competitive advantages in expertise, scale of operations, research prowess, and skilled labor. The origin of the automotive sector is an example of a regional cluster, with vehicles assembled in the Detroit area from parts and components manufactured in the upper...