Additive Manufacturing, Workforce

America Makes continues to fulfill its mission of building an additive manufacturing (AM) talent pipeline across the state of Ohio with the announcement of the Ohio Secondary Education Additive Manufacturing Training Network.

Created in collaboration with and support from the Ohio Development Services Agency (OSDA), this network will provide formal...

Additive Manufacturing, COVID-19, Workforce

America Makes continues to advance its mission to train the future additive workforce with the announcement of a recently completed pilot program designed to expose middle school students to 3D printing and future career opportunities. The virtual program allows students to earn mini-badges in additive manufacturing (AM). It was funded by the...

Additive Manufacturing, Automation, COVID-19, Defense, Digital Manufacturing, Fabrics, Robotics

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. in early 2020 and overwhelmed the nation's supply of personal protective equipment, the Defense Department's Manufacturing Innovation Institutes leveraged their public-private partnerships to enable manufacturers to quickly pivot and ramp up production to respond to frontline health care workers' PPE needs...

Additive Manufacturing, STEM, Workforce

On March 12, 2021, the 109th birthday of the Girl Scouts of America (GSUSA) organization, America Makes and the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) proudly announced their partnership to promote STEM education through additive manufacturing techniques to the more than 25K GSNEO members with plans to launch the program to the 2.5M Girl Scouts...

Additive Manufacturing, Fabrics, Flexible Hybrid Electronics, Lightweight Materials, Photonics, Robotics, Workforce

During a meeting of the Commonwealth’s Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) on Wednesday, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts has been awarded a new $3.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Manufacturing Technology Program (DoD ManTech) to develop a manufacturing technician training program that will...