Collaboration, Composites, Innovation, Lightweight Materials, Manufacturing, Robotics

The need for leadership in smart manufacturing cannot be overstated: Making revolutionary changes can be arduous. But the leaders who have emerged in this industry show us it can also be exhilarating. To assemble this group of luminaries, Smart Manufacturing took into account the fact that big change is happening inside large corporations, startups...

Composites, Education, Materials, STEM, Workforce

Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), the Detroit-based Manufacturing USA institute, announced today it will host 20 Michigan high school teachers for a week-long workshop in partnership with ASM Materials Education Foundation to develop the educators’ understanding of materials science – the foundation of all manufacturing.

The ASM Materials...

Composites, Economy, Innovation, Manufacturing, Materials, Network

Detroit, Michigan, October 6, 2017 – Two Manufacturing USA institutes, The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) (Knoxville, Tenn.), and LIFT- Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (Detroit, Mich.), celebrated Manufacturing Day on October 6, 2017, by cutting the ribbon on and hosting an open house at the new IACMI/LIFT...

Composites, Education, Impact, Manufacturing, Materials

DETROIT – A new report from leading national higher education and workforce experts says colleges and universities should work with industry to modify their curricula to ensure students gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities they will need upon graduation for jobs that involve new lightweighting technologies, materials, and processes.


The report...