Additive Manufacturing

It’s called Foundry 4.0—a partnership between the Defense Logistics Agency and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), and the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) and Youngstown State University. The idea is to provide American-based foundries with a competitive edge in technology while optimizing productivity, output...

Education

The Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute — an entity of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) — has signed ExxonMobil as the exclusive Title Sponsor of RAPID’s ChemE Cube Competition. In the competition, teams of undergraduate students design and build a functioning modular process...

Manufacturing, Photonics, Semi-Conductor, Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with AIM Photonics that will give chip developers a critical new tool for designing faster chips that use both optical and electrical signals to transmit information. Called integrated photonic...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

It’s been an extremely busy year, and the Executive Director, Malcolm Thompson wants to take this opportunity to thank you for your membership and for your support throughout 2022. We look forward to returning fully to in-person events in 2023, starting with a workshop entitled, “Applications of Hybrid Electronics for Advanced Packaging” on January...

Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based Department of Defense national manufacturing innovation institute, today announced plans to begin technology and talent development operations in Puerto Rico in support of the Island’s manufacturing base and workforce.

The institute, a nonprofit public-private partnership between industry, academia, and government, is...