Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, in partnership with Western Technical College and Lab Midwest, today announced its “Operation Next” advanced manufacturing certification program is being made available to members of the Wisconsin National Guard and Reserve and their spouses.

Opera...

Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute [part of Manufacturing USA], was joined today by Dr. Alondra Nelson, Deputy Director for Science and Society at the White House Office of Science and Technology in celebration of Manufacturing Day 2021.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...

Lightweight Materials, Smart Manufacturing

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute and part of the Manufacturing USA network, today announced that it has begun developing a Digital Twin Smart Factory Showcase at its Corktown facility in conjunction with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Siemens Digital...

Lightweight Materials

LIFT, the Department of Defense-supported manufacturing innovation institute, today announced the inaugural LIFT Insight Awards to recognize member contributions to the institute and its ecosystem over the past year in Technology Development, Talent Development, Service Providing, Government Stakeholder and to contribution to LIFT overall.

The...

Lightweight Materials, Workforce

LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, and the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan today announced that the organizations have launched a LIFT advanced manufacturing initiative aimed at encouraging local Girl Scouts in grades 8-12 to explore careers in advanced manufacturing and...