Education, Robotics, Workforce

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, a Department of Defense Manufacturing Innovation Institute, has announced that the Department of Labor (DoL) is providing a grant to the Institute to meet the immediate needs of unemployed and displaced workers in the Tampa Bay, Florida region and create a comprehensive national capability...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

NextFlex, the Department of Defense-supported flexible hybrid electronics Manufacturing Innovation Institute [part of Manufacturing USA], hosted students, parents and teachers to a virtual celebration of Manufacturing Day 2021 that included remarks from the White House.

The institute was thrilled to welcome the Special Assistant to the President...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Workforce

Alabama is home to one of the United States’ most rapidly growing advanced manufacturing ecosystems. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, manufacturing employs 13% of Alabama’s workforce, accounting for a total output of almost $39B in 2018. With compensation averaging $68k per year, a job in manufacturing builds both individual...

Additive Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Digital Manufacturing, Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Photonics, Process Intensification, Recycling, Robotics, Workforce

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute, through a partnership with its fellow Manufacturing USA® Institutes and led by Nextflex®, has been awarded funding from the Office of Naval Research for new manufacturing workforce education activities. The ARM Institute has partnered with Pittsburgh-based members, New Century Careers and...

Education, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Manufacturing Day, Workforce

On October 11, at Jabil Blue Sky Innovation Center in San Jose, over 125 high school students gathered to learn more about how they can pursue careers in manufacturing. Students from around Silicon Valley – representing Lincoln, Yerba Buena, Piedmont, Overfelt, Metro Ed, Leigh, and Fremont, Cupertino and Monta Vista High Schools – toured the...