Manufacturing

You don’t need to gaze into a crystal ball to ascertain what’s on the horizon for manufacturing as the innovations of tomorrow are being made possible today through greater adoption of transformative technologies. Many are a cluster of technologies under the umbrella of Industry 4.0, which is often defined as the fourth industrial revolution in...

Biomanufacturing, Manufacturing, Materials, Process Intensification

Several members at RAPID’s Technology Speed Dating event made numerous connections and business matches last month. In all, 27 members disseminated information on their process intensification (PI) technologies—from nascent concepts and technologies to more mature ones with possibilities for additional applications — all of which encompassed RAPID...

Biomanufacturing, Manufacturing, Materials, Process Intensification

At the recent AIChE 2018 Spring Meeting, RAPID Technical Program Manager, Ignasi Palou-Rivera interviewed Prof. Brown, the founding director of the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) at Iowa State and noted author of several books on biofuels, biomass and biorenewables. (Iowa State is currently a project lead on one of RAPID’s jump start projects.)

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Education, Manufacturing, Process Intensification, Workforce

The Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute recently announced the rollout of a 10-week summer intern program scheduled to begin June 2018.

RAPID, a member of Manufacturing USA, leads a national effort focused on the research, development and implementation of high impact technologies and/or hardware...