MxD
COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing

MxD has been awarded $15 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Defense via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to address critical public health and infrastructure needs and to support manufacturing as it mobilizes in response to COVID-19.

MxD’s three CARES Act-funded programs will focus on supply chain...

ARM
COVID-19, Robotics

The ARM (Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute is proud to announce the selection of eight new robotics technology projects aligned with ARM’s mission to strengthen U.S. manufacturing and empower workers. A total of $7.5M will be contributed across these eight projects. ARM plans to award $2.9M in project funding, and the participating...

Biomanufacturing

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a Cooperative Agreement to establish the Bioindustrial Manufacturing And Design Ecosystem, or BioMADE. Established by the Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC), BioMADE joins eight DoD-sponsored Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (MII) as part of the Manufacturing USA network and becomes...

Reuse, Workforce

Temitope Runsewe is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Miami. She obtained her Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas State University, San Marcos. She is the recipient of double awards, the Texas State University Graduate College Scholarship and Student Government Scholarship. Her research...

MxD
Digital Manufacturing, Workforce

In 2017, MxD and ManpowerGroup released a digital workforce taxonomy, a groundbreaking analysis that identified 165 new data-centric manufacturing jobs—roles like “collaborative robotics technician” and “predictive maintenance systems specialist.”

The workforce playbook includes job role descriptions and educational requirements for each role...