Lightweight Materials

Today, LIFT was named by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of the “Cool Places To Work In Michigan” for 2020.

The Cool Places to Work in Michigan is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the area’s best employers and providing organizations with valuable employee feedback.

LIFT is particularly proud of this award...

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $3.4 million in grants to support high-impact projects for COVID-19 pandemic response, with funding authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed by President Donald Trump in March 2020.

The funding goes to four...

COVID-19, Digital Manufacturing, Lightweight Materials, Workforce

MxD announced today that it will join a new national project led by The Century Foundation (TCF), the Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA), and seven other urban workforce development organizations concentrated in the Midwest. The groups, selected through a competitive process and funded by Lumina Foundation, will strategize solutions to the U.S...

COVID-19, Lightweight Materials

LIFT, the Detroit-based national manufacturing innovation institute, announced today that it is distributing kits to local students to keep them learning and engaged in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities as schools remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The kits, made available with the support of the United Way for...

COVID-19

LIFT and IACMI – The Composites Institute, two national manufacturing innovation institutes part of Manufacturing USA, today donated their supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to nearby Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center in support of the fight against coronavirus.

Together, the institutes donated:

300 safety glasses...