Additive Manufacturing, Automation, Composites, Education, Manufacturing Day, Manufacturing Jobs, Robotics, Workforce

Manufacturing employs millions of Americans. This infographic helps illustrate the pathways from jobs with adjacent skills to high-tech manufacturing careers and the benefits this transition brings for the worker. It represents but a small snapshot of the ways into manufacturing.

Today’s manufacturing is advanced manufacturing. It is home to some...

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, 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...

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...

Department of Defense
Additive Manufacturing, Composites, Defense, Economy, Innovation, Network, Public Private Partnerships, Robotics

WASHINGTON – To find out how the Pentagon is driving new manufacturing techniques, you need to look to a network of public-private partnerships located around the country.

Manufacturing USA is a series of centers of excellence spread around the country, with each center focused on a different technological area of study.

The Pentagon has a role in...